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Steven P. Grenier, 27, 1798 New London Tpke., West Warwick, charged with driving after denial of license on Dec. 4 at 3:45 p.m. Anthony E. Clark, 22, 33 Pinehurst Ave., Warwick, charged with driving after denial of license on Dec. 5 at 7:50 p.m. Sean Logan, 20, 19 Branch St., Waterbury, CT, charged with shoplifting and possession of marijuana and ... (more)
The union-led campaign to drive WPRO-radio talk-show host John DePetro off the Rhode Island airwaves has the support of some political leaders, including one of DePetro's favorite targets: Governor Chafee.
A guard at the ACI in Cranston has been charged with assaulting a prisoner in the high security ward, the RI State Police announced Thursday afternoon.
The Cranston Public Library announced that Stefanie Blankenship has been appointed branch librarian at the Oaklawn Branch.
Just a few days before the 1-year remembrance of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, two college students from Cranston decided they wanted to give the community a way to honor the 26 lives lost in that massacre.
It's no secret that Cranston students have talent, so it's no surprise that students in Valerie Bruzzi's art class at Cranston High School West have produce some detailed and impressive pen and ink drawings of a Victorian house in a recent project.
A Christmas Carol was one of the first events Cranston arts collaborative Artists' Exchange put on after it opened its doors in 2004, making this year's 10th annual production not only a continued celebration of a beloved holiday tradition, but a grander celebration of a decade of fostering its creative community.
North Providence Republican Town Committee Chairman Michael Grossi, who until recently had been listed as endorsing Cranston Mayor Allan Fung for the GOP gubernatorial nod, has announced he will be handing his support to Ken Block officially this Friday.
The U.S. Department of Justice has raised concerns about possible discrimination in the hiring practices at the state Department of Corrections, prompting the halt of an ongoing recruitment drive.
The Rhode Island Ethics Commission says Cranston School Committee's chairwoman may participate in decisions that affect school bus drivers and mechanics, even though her father administers a benefits fund for the labor union representing the employees.
A warm welcome greeted The Temptations Sunday night in Cranston as the Park Theatre hosted a sold out show by the legendary Detroit band.
But the wrongheaded idea that we should abolish the state's Second Office just will not seem to die.
Snow : Get your shovels ready - snow's coming. The National Weather Service is forecasting snow today, with about 2 to 4 inches possible by the time it's over.
DEMONSTRATION: Dozens of fast-food workers, joined by community, religious and political leaders, marched to the Wendy's location at 771 Warwick Ave. in a demonstration calling for higher wages Dec. 5. Joining a nationwide campaign, local fast-food workers took part in a demonstration at the Wendy's Restaurant location on Warwick Avenue in Warwick ... (more)
The Cranston Police Department is looking for a 43-year-old registered sex offender who hasn't registered his address with police and whose whereabouts have been unknown since Dec. 4. Police said Kirk Demers had been staying at the Rhode Island Urban League Shelter at 208 Prairie Ave. in Providence and previously was at the Harrington Hall homeless ... (more)
Winter Storm Watch for Providence County was issued at December 13 at 11:34AM EST