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Rhode Island's hot wiener: Don't call it a hot dog
In this Monday, March 3, 2014 photo Nicholas Barros, a waiter and cook at Olneyville New York System of Providence works the grill as a customer walks up to the door in Providence, RI.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Warwick man in critical condition after being struck by car
A Warwick man is suffering serious injuries after being hit by a car while he was riding his bike Friday night.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Fung Asks - Should RIPTA, RI Resource Recovery, be Privatized?
Cranston Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Allan W. Fung told Rhode Island Public Radio this week that he'd consider privatizing RIPTA and other state agenices.
Cranston's Bio Graduates from Basic Training
Congrats are in order for Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Alexandria N. Bio, of Cranston.
Police logs - March 7
Emilio J. Magnone, 36, of 208 Third St., Cranston, R.I., was charged Thursday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Epic's the Great God Pan, Bridges' to Love and to Perish...
The production runs Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm. Tickets: $15 General Admission, $12 Seniors & Students.
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.
$20,000 PowerBall Winner Sold at Cranston Cumby's
If you bought a PowerBall ticket for Wednesday's nights drawing from the Cumberland Farms on Reservoir Avenue, be sure to give it a second look.
Expect Delays, Traffic, During St. Patrick's Day Parade
Newport Police are warning residents that there will be significant traffic congestions in downtown Newport because of the St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 15. The worst of the traffic will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the parade starts at 11 a.m. Because parking will be limited, it's recommended that people coming to Newport to see the parade ... (more)
Sen. Felag Proposes 5-Cent Cut in Rhode Island Gas Tax
Rhode Island's state gasoline tax is about 6 cents a gallon more expensive than than it is in Massachusetts.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Don't Miss: Rhythm in the Night-The Irish Dance Spectacular
Renowned Irish dance troupe Rhythm in the Night will be taking the Park Theatre by storm on March 29 with their Irish Dance Spectacular.
Taveras + Fung Nearly Tied in State Employee Donations
State employees are pouring tens of thousands of dollars from their own pockets into the race for Governor, with Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung hauling in the most, state campaign finance records show.
RNC Appoints Fung to Asian Pacific American Advisory Council
The Republican National Committee appointed Cranston Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Allan W. Fung to their Asian Pacific American Advisory Council.
Local Art Student Picked for Exclusive Ceramics Exhibition
As soon as Lauren Campbell was tall enough to reach the foot pedal on the pottery wheel, it was a match made in heaven.
Multiple employer job fair set for Friday
The RI Department of Labor and Training's Business Workforce Center is partnering with the Workforce Partnership of Greater RI and Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston to host a multiple employer job fair Friday, March 7 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Providence netWORKri Career Center, One Reservoir Avenue.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
McDaniel College Theatre Presents Fat Pig, Now thru 3/8
McDaniel theatre arts students perform the comedic-drama "Fat Pig" written by American playwright and filmmaker Neil LaBute .
Stokes Appointed as Cranston's Youth Services Librarian
The Cranston Public Library announced that Gail Stokes as been appointed the new Youth Services Librarian at the Auburn Branch.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
RI Could Become First State to Legalize Pot Without Voter Approval
Governor Lincoln Chafee could become the first governor in America to legalize marijuana without putting the decision to the voters.
Bond Rating Boost - Moody's Removes Cranston's Negative Outlook
Moody's Investors Service has dropped the negative outlook hovering over Cranston's bond rating, citing the city's "improving financial position" and the recent deal brokered between the administration and retirees in the locally administered pension plan.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
RI 2014 Governor's Race Weekly Scorecard
Each week GoLocal's reporters, editors and MINDSETTERS review and grade the candidates, policy statements, their media, and the campaign activities for each of the five major likely candidates for Governor of Rhode Island: Gina Raimondo , Angel Taveras , Allan Fung , Ken Block and Clay Pell .