50 min ago
Permit Policy Changes will Shuffle Hundreds of Students Next Year
Hundreds of Cranston schoolchildren could be walking into a different school next year after the School Committee voted 4-3 Monday night to approve the first reading of a revised permit policy that makes it harder for parents to send students to a school other than their home school.
4 hrs ago
Libraries book on helping workforce development
BOOKING ON JOBS: Senator Jack Reed addresses a group of trainers in the Digital Literacy class at Cranston Central Library on Friday.
9 hrs ago
Group advocates killing sales tax
Mike Stenhouse and his team at the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity are one step closer to seeing the sales tax rate in Rhode Island drop to zero.
12 hrs ago
Police Looking for Woman who Stole Sandals and Pants
Do you know this woman? If so, Cranston Police wouldn't mind if you pass along her name.
16 hrs ago
E.P. Residents Get Their Citizens 'Bricks'
Six new red bricks bearing the names of East Providence residents will be laid in One Citizens Plaza in Providence -- the plaza outside the headquarters of Citizens Bank.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
DUI Suspect Drove 105 mph on Route 37, Loves his Wife
A Warwick man is facing charges of driving under the influence after he allegedly was caught driving 105 mph on Route 37 and told the officer who pulled him over that it was his first time "drinking drive."
City to Clean Up Filthy, Drug-Raided House
The city is taking steps to clean up the inside and outside of the Preston Drive house raided by police last week that brought to light deplorable conditions where children were living in squalor.
Disabled-Drivers Placard Legislation Heads to Governor
Legislation sponsored by a Cranston senator to allow doctors to issue temporary disabled-drivers placards to patients is heading to the governor for his signature.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
OMGPD: Raging Mad
Hulk Smash? Getting arrested can be an incredibly angering experience for some. For one New Jersey man, the rage that followed his arrest could be described asa€¦Hulk-ish ? Smithfield police arrested a 21-year-old man on DUI charges after he had allegedly crashed his car into a tree.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Nicole is Dylan's mother and Theresa and Henry Moretti are his grandparents from Cranston, R.I. Long Lots Principal Rex Jones is at rear.
Adaptive sports clothing line debuts
Wheelstrong, be strong, that's the motto of a new adaptive sports clothing line that was recently launched by Matthew Celebreto, a paraplegic from Cranston, Rhode Island.
The Providence Journal
Flood warning extended for Kent, Providence and part of Washington counties
The National weather service in Taunton has extended the flood warning for Kent and Providence Counties, especially the Pawtuxet River at Cranston, as well as southwestern Washington County, especially Westerly and Hopkinton.
Omg PD: Double Trouble Car Accidents, Arrests
They'll Never Find Me in the Boys Room Speaking of double trouble, one Providence woman is in a bit of trouble after she fled from one car accident, only to end up in another accident .
WPLJ-FM New York
INTERVIEW: Miss Universe Olivia Culpo Offers Tips to Win Miss USA
Olivia Culpo won the Miss USA crown last year, en route to also claiming the Miss Universe title.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Flood warning for Blackstone, Pawtuxet rivers
On average, 1 to 2 inches of rain fell across the region over the past 24 hours, although heavier amounts approaching 3 inches fell in central and western Massachusetts.
Is West Nile Virus Coming to Providence County?
Providence County - and all of Rhode Island, actually - was spared a significant outbreak of West Nile Virus last summer.
What's Happening This Weekend in Johnston?
Another week of on-and-off weather just might have you thinking of weekend activities.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Side of the Rhode: Who's Hot and Who's Not in RI Politics?
Every Friday, Dan Lawlor breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Rhode Island politics.
Police Find Baby, Toddler Living Among Feces, Maggots, Diseased Pit Bulls after Drug Raid
Three small children were removed from a house and their parents are being charged with cruelty and neglect after a drug raid led Cranston Police to a scene on Preston Drive that can only be described as horrifying, inhumane and disgusting.
Cranston Lawyer Found Guilty of Bribery, Conspiracy
Cranston's Gerard Donley, a well-known criminal defense lawyer based out of Providence, today was found guilty of obstruction of justice, bribery and conspiracy to bribe a witness after a seven-day trial in Superior Court.