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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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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.
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.
Herbie Brown died April 25, 2014, in Cranston, Rhode Island. He was 96 years old.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung has announced that six finalists are in the running for the job of chief of police.
Citing the state's high unemployment and "broken" economy as major issues, Republican gubernatorial candidates Allan Fung and Ken Block faced off Thursday in a debate moderated by NBC 10's Bill Rappleye.
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Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:24 pm
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