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Snow, snow, go away – and don’t come back another day, either. “At least not until we’ve completed our winter sports season,” Keith Cory, the athletic director at Johnston High School, …
By PETE FONTAINE Cakes, cards, classics and collectors! That could have been the theme for Saturday's Super Bowl Weekend Card Show - formerly the Cranston Collector's Show - that filled Coventry High School's spacious C. Arthur Flori Gymnasium to
Police Logs
DISORDERLY CONDUCT On Feb. 5 at approximately 6:20 p.m., Detective James Seymore was on an assigned detail at the Tri Town Community Health building on Hartford Avenue. He was standing outside of the building in the area of the crosswalk when he observed
A former employee of Ross-Simons Jewelers has been charged with embezzlement in connection with the theft of more than $222,000 in jewelry, according to Cranston Police. Yanill C. Taveras, 26, of …
ASSAULT On February 3 at approximately noon, Officer Vanessa Wilcox along with several members of the department were dispatched to Monroe Auto Service on Atwood Avenue for a report of a female party who claimed she had been pepper sprayed. Upon arrival,
Editorial
It is difficult to understand how something like global climate change became a political issue - something that divides people along party lines and ideologies rather than a topic that hinges on hard scientific facts. It is even more difficult to
With Valentine's Day looming on the horizon, cynics and hopeless romantics find themselves at odds, as they often do, with one side lamenting the glorification of another commercial faux holiday that preys on human emotion for profits, and the other
Can you have too much of a good thing? Fans of the New England Patriots - including the roughly 35,000 people who turned out for a Super Bowl rally Sunday morning at Gillette Stadium - would likely respond with a resounding No." Led by coach Bill"
Lifestyles

From the heart

Cranston’s Edie Lacombe is hoping to warm hearts and hands this winter while raising money for brain injury research, and she’s already off to a great start. The local elementary school …

Theatre By The Sea recognized with 10 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island awards

The 2018 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, honoring regional productions, touring shows and more, which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018, were recently announced. Theatre By The Sea is proud to have been recognized with a total
Theatre Review

Epic's 'The Revolutionists' spotlights talented women of the theatre

Theatre Review By DON FOWLER Epic Theatre's artistic director, Kevin Broccoli, has a knack for discovering new plays and finding the right person to direct them. Kevin has introduced Rhode Island to Lauren Gunderson, one of the hottest new playwrights on
Life Matters

The meaning of Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day has an extra special meaning to me because it was my mother's birthday. As a child, it seemed to me that she had to share her birthday, like those who have Christmas birthdays. She never minded sharing this day with all of the couples and
Letters
LETTERS

A call to lead charge 'against culture of death'

To the Editor: Last week, the New York State Senate passed, and Governor Chris Cuomo signed, what can only be characterized as the most barbaric abortion law in the history of western civilization. This is not hyperbole. Paradoxically termed the

Caring for others while staying - and aging - healthy

Taking care of an aging parent or loved one is an extremely meaningful and important role. However, it is widely known that caregiving duties can take up a significant part of a person's life. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance,

Who will legislators heed on gun safety?

To the Editor: In her inaugural address, Governor Raimondo reiterated her call for a ban on so-called assault weapons and high-capacity magazines." This notwithstanding that the report of her hand picked working group on gun safety could not agree on a"
LETTERS

The perfect gift - truth

To the Editor: Over the past 25 years I have always emphasized the need for privatization of our services including only paying wages and benefits that reflect 90 percent of the non-union workforce in addition to taking affordability into consideration