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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.
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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)
Business and labor leaders in Rhode Island each view rules being considered by the state to govern biweekly pay systems as troublesome -- though only for themselves and not for each other, if testimony a Monday afternoon hearing is an indication.
Allan Fung's campaign for Governor has announced that twenty-four Chairmen and Chairwomen of Republican City and Town Committees throughout Rhode Island have personally endorsed the Cranston Mayor's candidacy.
The Providence Grand Jury on Friday indicted James Adams, the man who allegedly murdered Mary Grier of Farmington Avenue last July, charging him with one count of murder and multiple rape, robbery, assault and firearms charges.
A Pawtucket officer who shot at a stolen SUV last week was in "imminent fear for his life" as it drove directly at him on the sidewalk last week, according to police.
A new HVAC system at the Auburn Branch of the Cranston Public Library is due to be installed in the coming weeks, necessitating a closure for more than a month, library officials announced recently.
It was the day before Thanksgiving when Greg Carcieri was at the customer service desk inside Walmart in Cranston, when he heard a 911 call come over the store radio.
A convicted rapist has been indicted in the murder of a young Boston woman whose decomposed body was found in a garage in Cranston last year.
The Cranston Public Library announced that Adrienne Gallo, a longtime employee of the Cranston Public Library system, has been appointed Branch Librarian at the William Hall Library.