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Developer seeks damages from Cranston, alleges political interference on Costco project

CRANSTON – The developer behind a proposal to build a Costco at the Mulligan’s Island Golf & Entertainment site has filed a demand letter...

PLDO names former U.S. Attorney Weisman partner

PROVIDENCE – Aaron L. Weisman, former U.S. attorney for the District of Rhode Island, has joined Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC as a...

With Mattiello out, fight for House speaker at the Statehouse begins

CRANSTON – After 14 years of serving as Cranston's District 15 state representative, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello conceded defeat on Wednesday morning against Republican Barbara Ann Fenton-Fung.  “While I...

Big Brothers Big Sisters of R.I. partners with Cranston to reduce...

TRASH TALK: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island and Cranston have created a new partnership to help keep the community’s unwanted items out...
CRANSTON MAYOR ALLAN W. FUNG thanked Rhode Island's congressional delegation for its help in securing funding to help hire and retain 15 firefighter going forward. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

FEMA grants $2.7 million to Cranston for more firefighters

PROVIDENCE – Cranston’s fire department is receiving $2.7 million in federal grants to help add 15 firefighters to its staff. The Staffing for Adequate Fire...

Cranston teacher wins Financial Literacy Educator of the Year honor

PROVIDENCE – Cranston elementary school teacher James Gemma has been named Rhode Island's Financial Literacy Educator of the Year. Gemma, who teaches at Edward S....

Alzheimer’s Association R.I. chapter hosting multiple events in June

PROVIDENCE – Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 23,000 people and 53,000 caregivers in Rhode Island, and it is the fifth-leading cause of death in...
CRANSTON MAYOR Allan W. Fung, left, meets with Vincent DiPippo of Cranston after delivering food as part of Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island's March for Meals initiative. / COURTESY MEALS ON WHEELS OF RHODE ISLAND

Elected officials, business leaders deliver food for Meals on Wheels

PROVIDENCE – Multiple Rhode Island elected officials and Webster Bank representatives spent time throughout the month delivering meals to local senior citizens in need. The...
R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Kilmartin and eight other attorneys general have won a case in U.S. District Court against the U.S. Department of Justice, stopping a rule that would prevent "sanctuary cities" from receiving the Byrne JAG grant, a federal law enforcement funding program. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Kilmartin and others beat DOJ over rule blocking ‘sanctuary city’ law-enforcement...

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and six other state attorneys general, as well as the District Attorney for New York City,...

Beltone New England opens new hearing aid center in Cranston

CRANSTON – Warwick-based Beltone New England celebrated the grand opening of its new hearing aid center at 478 Reservoir Ave. in Cranston on Nov....

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