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  1. Parent Turned Candidate Nearly Defeats Cranston's Iconic Traficante in School Committee RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Patch.com

    A remarkable grassroots campaign by Kerri Kelleher, a Cranston parent turned advocate, nonprofit founder and voice for thousands of parents frustrated by school programming cuts, managed to garner more than 10,000 votes on Tuesday in a hotly-contested School Committee race. In most years and most communities, the cohesive campaign by Kelleher to get her message out and get out the vote would have been enough to easily waltz to victory.

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  2. Democrats Hold 6-3 Majority on Cranston CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Patch.com

    When it came time to pick who will serve on the Cranston City Council, voters in the state's second largest city apparently opted for the familiar. All but one incumbent cruised to reelection to the nine-member council, with top vote getter Michael J. Farina seemingly poised to become the next council president.

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  3. Pair Arrested for String of Park and Oaklawn Avenue LarceniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Patch.com

    Cranston Police have charged two city men with assorted larceny charges for allegedly stealing numerous items from Red Truck Services on Park Avenue and other locations on Park and Oaklawn Avenue in recent weeks. The investigation began after the disappearance of scrap metal, commercial generators, commercial air conditioning units and tools in recent weeks.

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  4. Peter Nero: When I was Superintendent in Cranston, Fung Underfunded, Defunded and DemoralizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Patch.com

    On November 4th, Rhode Islander's will go to the polls to select a new Governor. While there are a number of important issues facing the next Governor, public education is one of many priorities.

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  5. Homes Sold in CranstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Patch.com

    A Michigan man dressed as a zombie left a Halloween party for a smoke and was trying to scare cars when he was struck.

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  6. CLCF Bombers Enjoying Victory at Ri Asa Fall Ball CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    The CLCF Bombers U12 Gold girls softball team captured the RI ASA Fast pitch Fall Ball Cup beating their crosstown rival, Cranston Ravens Gold, 11-3 on Sunday, October 12th in the championship game at Brayton Park. The girls sta r ted the day by defeating the New England Phoenix 6-5 in a thrilling extra innings nail biter.

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  7. Fung Visits Cranston's Brutopia during Campaign StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    When it comes to political campaigns, the pressure of pounding the pavement and glad-handing voters all day can generate quite a thirst. So it makes sense that when it came time to highlight local small business success here in Cranston, Mayor Allan W. Fung, who is running for Governor, decided to stop by the city's own Brutopia to outline his job creation plan.

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  8. Enjoy an Evening of Idols at the Park Theatre on Nov. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    After finishing as the runner-up on season nine of American Idol and capturing hearts around the country with her rich blend of blues, country, folk and rock, Crystal Bowersox has established herself as one of the most dynamic young voices in music today. On Saturday, November 8, Bowersox will perform at the historic Park Theatre in Cranston with special guest, Rhode Island's own, Erika Van Pelt .

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  9. Open Houses in Cranston This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Patch.com

    The City Council is siding with a group of residents who said the removal of a local ballot question by state lawmakers was unconstitutional Funeral service for Norman R. Medeiros will be held Saturday at W. R. Watson Funeral Home in Riverside starting at 1 p.m. Craig Spencer rode the subway Wednesday, but officials say the risk of contracting Ebola is "close to nil" for those who shared a train. A new 100,000-square-foot warehouse in Bowie will house the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's extensive artifacts.

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  10. Second Threat Received; Mayors Say Schools Will Be SafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Cranston Police Department was notified by the Johnston Police Department that a second threatening letter was received by what appears to be the same author of the Oct. 7 letter. The Providence Journal reported that Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena and Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian gathered at Johnston Town Hall late Wednesday to reassure parents that the public schools will be safe and that families should not hesitate to send their children to school.

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  11. Latest Cranston Homes for SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Patch.com

    The couple planned to travel to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday and visit the White House before the woman was killed on Sunday. You won't waste a single bite of Jerry Toth's imported Ecuadorian chocolate.

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  12. Holiday Craft Fair in CranstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Patch.com

    The couple planned to travel to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday and visit the White House before the woman was killed on Sunday. You won't waste a single bite of Jerry Toth's imported Ecuadorian chocolate.

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  13. Local Firefighters Trained for Ebola ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Patch.com

    Cranston Fire Chief Bill McKenna said firefighters normally have to receive medical training every two years to get re-certified. "We're able to incorporate both an EMTC training and a Hazmat training in order to make sure we can effectively handle problems, should they arise," said McKenna.

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  14. Di Pasquale Stays as CCRI PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Patch.com

    Ray Di Pasquale, Community College of Rhode Island President will stay at the helm of the school for the foreseeable future. The Cranston Herald reported that Di Pasquale withdrew his name from consideration for commissioner of higher education in Louisiana on October 9. He was one of three candidates for the post.

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  15. Rentals Available in CranstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Patch.com

    Plus, an 80-year-old woman is charged with hitting a man with a baseball bat and a dog bites Coventry students. Maple Shade superintendent said students are not from an affected area, but chose to stay home; nurse said district taking precautions.

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  16. Kitten Saved from DrainpipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Patch.com

    Akshay Talwar, who owns and operates the Briarcliffe Healthcare Campus, rescued an eight-week-old kitten last week that accidentally got caught in a drainpipe outside his home. The Cranston Herald reported that Talwar called Paul Anderson Drain Cleaning of Warwick to place a camera down the pipe to determine the location of the kitten and what could be done to rescue it.

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  17. Halloween is in the Air, Cranston... NASA Shares 'Jack-o'-Lantern Sun' PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Patch.com

    We are all familiar with the Man in the Moon but a jack-o'-lantern in the sun? NASA recently released a very appropriately timed photo of the sun appearing more like an eerie Halloween decoration than the star at the center of the Solar System. The image was taken on October 8 by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

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  18. Watch for Fireballs in the Sky: Orionids Meteor Shower Peak 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    If you like a good meteor shower, give some thanks over the next few days to Halley's Comet , which is about to produce the 2014 Orionids meteor shower peak . On Tuesday, Oct. 21, Earth will pass through a stream of debris from Halley's Comet, which should make visible up to 15 meteors an hour in the wee hours of the morning.

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  19. Free Voter ID Event in TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Rhode Island Secretary of State's office is holding a free Voter ID event at the Cranston Senior Center on Cranston Street.

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  20. Yelp's Top-Rated Pizza in Cranston: Do You Agree?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    Who slaps and rolls together the best pizza pie in town? Or where do you prefer to grab a quick slice? We decided to take a look at Yelp's top-rated pizza restaurants in Cranston. We're wondering if residents agree with the list, and what you think are the best in town.

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