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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 $209,000 which is roughly $137/per square foot. More Cranston information.

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1 hr ago |

Leaving Rhode Island, Cock (the Rooster Play), Summer Camps and More...

In 2009, a large group of Rhode Islanders were told to leave the state for an unspecified length of time.


8 hrs ago | Christian Newswire

Paul Spremulli Wins Prestigious New York Book Award

Contact: Paul Spremulli, 401-932-8888, CRANSTON, R.I., July 10, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Rhode Island's own Paul Spremulli's latest book entitled, "Destination Oneness" wins The New York Book Festival first place award.


12 hrs ago |

End of road projects respond to rising sea level

END OF THE ROAD: About 90 feet of pavement has been removed from Mill Cove Road where it ends at Narragansett Bay.


19 hrs ago |

Sepe Calls for Special 'Ticketgate' Prosecutor, Fung Says it's Politics as Ususal

The Chairman of the Democratic City Committee, Michael J. Sepe, is calling for a special prosecutor to be appointed to investigate the Cranston Police Department to get the the bottom of the so-called "ticketgate" parking ticket scandal as well as to dispel "lingering rumors of an out-of-control police department."


Wed Jul 09, 2014

EP Man Charged with B&E in Cranston after Getaway Car Rolls Over

Three suspects who allegedly broke into a Priscilla Avenue house in Cranston are in police custody after they crashed a car after leaving the scene Wednesday morning and took off running.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Governor Signs Bill to Fully Fund All-Day K

Rhode Island cities and towns that have not implemented all-day kindergarten programs but are working to implement them by the next school year will get a big boost in the form of state aid in the 2016-2017 school year.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

Over 2,500 without power in three RI communities

According to a spokesperson from National Grid, over 2,500 Johnston, Cranston and Providence residents are without power Monday evening after three high-powered tension lines were down at the intersection of Atwood Ave and Central Ave in Johnston.

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Garden City Summer Concert Series Kicks off Wednesday

Can you believe that it has been 25 years since the first Summer Concert Series began in Garden City Center? It's true, and after all this time, it still brings hundreds of faithful attendees to the popular destination shopping center in Cranston to dance and soak up summer fun -- and get some shopping done along the way.


More execs exit Alex and Ani

At least 40 more people have been laid off at Alex and Ani, the much-publicized and successful Cranston-based jewelry and fashion accessories company.


Sun Jul 06, 2014

Community Rallies Around Family who Lost Boy, 2, in Drowning Accident

Friends of the Sherman-Chattelle family in Cranston are ready and willing to do anything they can to help and offer support.


Sat Jul 05, 2014

Metal Center News

6-2-11 News: Scott Brass Buys Aluminum Services

Scott Brass and Aluminum has expanded its services and production by purchasing the assets of Aluminum Services LLC. The company will be renamed Scott Aluminum and operate as a minimill, specializing in a limited group of alloys with short lead times.



Big Brothers Big Sisters Announce Coming Together

For over 60 years, Big Brothers of Rhode Island and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State, both local affiliates of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, have worked separately by coming to the aid of hundreds of boys and girls statewide by providing them with life-changing mentors.


Thu Jul 03, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

2-year-old dies after falling in pool in Cranston

Police and fire personnel responded to a home on Mallory Court around 1:45 p.m. Thursday for a report of a child who was unresponsive after falling into a pool.


City: Progress Being Made in Police Chief Search

Mum's the word when it comes to what's the latest on the search for Cranston's new police chief.


Wed Jul 02, 2014

Investigation Reveals Extensive Drug Dealing at East Greenwich Farms

Crazy Monkey. Bizzarro. Scooby Snax. K-2. Amphetamines. They are all illegal narcotics, most synthetic cannabinoids, and along with milk, eggs and a pack of cigarettes, they were just a few of the products being sold out of East Greenwich Farms on Main Street for months.


Bristol Man who Hid Camera in Seekonk Gym Hid Camera in Barrington Church, Too, Police Say

A 55-year-old Bristol man who was arrested by Seekonk Police for hiding a camera in the women's locker room at Planet Fitness last week is facing new charges of video voyeurism for a similar crime he allegedly committed here in Barrington.


'We Know We're Right,' says EG Auctioneer Sued by Academy for Selling Oscar

A spotlight shined on East Greenwich last week when Briarbrook Auctions sold a 1942 Oscar for $79,200 .


Best 49th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ever? Cranston Couple Claims $2m PowerBall Prize

One Cranston couple is counting their lucky stars - 2 million times over - and got themselves the wedding present of a lifetime by buying a winning $2 million PowerBall ticket in last Saturday's drawing.


WHJJ-AM Providence

Fung Calls on Lawmakers to Forego Pay Hike

One of the Republican candidates for Rhode Island governor is calling on state lawmakers to decline an automatic pay increase.


Tue Jul 01, 2014

Big Honor Comes with Big Responsibility for Cranston Library Director

The director of Cranston Public Library, the state's busiest library system in terms of circulation, has been appointed to the Rhode Island Council of Economic Advisors.



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