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Cranston, Rhode Island is located in Providence County. Zip codes in Cranston, RI include 02920, 02910, and 02921. The median home price in Cranston is $219,900 which is roughly $140/per square foot. More Cranston information.

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Deal combines US packaging thermoformers

Thermoformed medical packager Nelipak Corp. is expanding its North American holdings and access to the U.S. health care market with the purchase of Phoenix-based custom packager Flexpak Corp. Cranston, R.I.-based Nelipak announced July 28 that it had closed on the acquisition of Flexpak for an undisclosed amount.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Turnto10.com

Services halted at Cranston nursing home

An official at the Executive Office of Health and Human Services of Rhode Island told NBC 10 that the facility was suspected of overbilling Medicaid and that the company's paperwork was suspect.

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WWLP

Caught on Camera: Art Heist

CRANSTON, R.I. A painting worth about $500 was stolen in front of other customers at a restaurant in Cranston, Rhode Island this past weekend, and it was all caught on the restaurant's surveillance camera.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Artists' Exchange Presents 9th Annual One Act Play Festival, 1st Wave, Now thru 8/2

Artists' Exchange proudly presents its 9th Annual One Act Play Festival this summer, kicking off with Wave 1 today, July 25-August 2 at Theatre 82 in Cranston.

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Patch.com

ACLU Calls for Investigation into Patino Murder Case

The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is calling upon the Cranston City Council to launch an investigation into the Cranston Police Department's handling of a 2010 investigation into 6-year-old Marco Neives' beating death at the hands of his mother's live-in girlfriend, Michael Patino.

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Patch.com

Police Log: 18-Year-Old Charged with DUI, EGPD Catch Wanted Rape Suspect

POSSIBLE SCAM A Cumberland man looking for a place to rent told East Greenwich Police on July 14 that someone was using a property on Sleepy Hollow Road in a craigslist ad in what appeared to be a scam.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

4th man sentenced in drug trafficking case

A fourth man targeted in a federal, state and local law enforcement investigation into the trafficking of heroin, Ecstasy, cocaine and other drugs has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison.

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Patch.com

Drop Old Recycling Bins off on Saturday

The thousands of retired green and blue recycling bins kicking around Cranston residents' garages and yards can get a new lease on life on Saturday as the city is hosting a collection drive.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WHJJ-AM Providence

Fung Supported Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants as Cranston Councilman

Allan Fung's support of the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride while serving on the Cranston City Council has sent ripples through the Rhode Island Republican community, as the state's highly contested GOP gubernatorial primary between the Cranston Mayor and Ken Block is now just seven weeks away.

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WHJJ-AM Providence

Job Candidate with Criminal Past Alleges Age Bias

A Cranston man with a criminal record has filed a federal lawsuit alleging age discrimination cost him a job at the Central Falls Fire Department.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WBUR-AM Boston

The Remembrance Project: Herbert Brown

Herbie Brown died April 25, 2014, in Cranston, Rhode Island. He was 96 years old.

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Patch.com

Fung Raises $136,000 Last Quarter

Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung -- and a candidate for governor -- announced he has raised $136,000 in the quarter ending June 30. It's the highest fundraising total in any quarter to date and "caps three months of unparalleled grassroots support for the Fung campaign," the campaign said in a release.

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McKnightsonline.com

Think you're having a weird day? Take a lesson from the pros

There are plenty of developments that can force you to reconsider the way you do business.

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Patch.com

Miss Cranston Diner Plans to Rebuild

After a fire destroyed a beloved city landmark, its owners are beginning the process of rebuilding - at a different location.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

RI's 5 things: Immigrant holds, joblessness down

From the lowest unemployment rate in six years to a new policy on detaining immigrants, here are five things to know in Rhode Island: There's a new policy in Rhode Island related to holding immigrants in custody.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Turnto10.com

Police: Woman survives violent abduction

A Providence man faces charges after police said he kidnapped his ex-girlfriend, tried to stuff her into the trunk of his car, and threatened to kill her.

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Patch.com

Police Log: Flag Stolen, DUI, Man Attacks with Cooler, Quarrel after Dog Mounts Dog

UNPATRIOTIC THEFT A King Street resident told police on July 8 that someone stole his American flag on June 30. Police said the resident noticed the flag missing after the fact and in a security video, the suspect was seen unscrewing a bolt, leaving, and coming back a short time later to take the flag.

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Mastronardi to Serve 30 Months Home Confinement for Embezzling from Elderly Woman

An East Greenwich woman and former lawyer who was charged with embezzling nearly $130,000 from an elderly woman will serve 30 months of home confinement and pay full restitution after pleading no contest to the embezzlement and elder exploitation charges on Wednesday.

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Funeral Notice: Jacob Modiano

MODIANO: of Cranston, RI, Monday, July 14, 2014, Jacob "Jack," 86. Son of the late Joseph and Miriam Modiano.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Patch.com

Coming Soon to Garden City: 20 Lofts and 32 Luxury Units

The former Johnston-Cranston Regional High School, which has for years stuck out like a sore thumb behind the ever-evolving Garden City Center in Cranston, will soon be home to a pair of renovated and new buildings that will boast 52 apartments within footsteps of the destination shopping center.

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