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High school graduations are here. Bishop Hendricken's students will go first this Wednesday, June 7. Rocky Hill comes next - 34 of that school's students will graduate June 7. At Pilgrim, 299 seniors will graduate on June 13. Lastly, 288 at Toll Gate more
Who would have believed 18 years ago when a consent agreement was signed that a tunnel would be responsible for cleaning up the waters of Narragansett Bay to levels where areas closed to shellfishing for more than 70 years could reopen. The tunnels that more
The Memorial Day weekend is a time of year when we focus attention on veterans and the sacrifices they have made to ensure our freedoms. The tradition of recognizing deceased veterans dates back to … more
The first of three and perhaps more city budget hearings will be held this Friday starting at 5 p.m. when the mayor presents his $165 million school budget, which is $2 million less than what schools requested. Overall, Mayor Scott Avedisian is asking more
It's taken more than 14 years to complete a lasting memorial to the 100 who lost their lives in The Station nightclub fire on Feb. 20, 2003 in the worst tragedy in Rhode Island history and the fourth deadliest fire in the country. Some would say that's more
It's taken more than 14 years to complete a lasting memorial to the 100 who lost their lives in The Station nightclub fire on Feb. 20, 2003 in the worst tragedy in Rhode Island history and the fourth deadliest fire in the country. Some would say that's more
It's that time when municipalities put together the spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year. Cranston finalized its budget last week calling for a $284.6 million spending plan - $9 million more than the current year - to be financed by a 2.18 percent more
This year is the 25th anniversary of the teachers strike that closed schools and saw 18 teachers arrested and sent to the Adult Correctional Institution. In many ways the rancor and distrust caused by that incident still simmers today. Some teachers say more
Even by the most current Census Bureau data provided by the state Department of Elderly Affairs, which in itself approaches ancient history by today's standards, as of 2006 23.6 percent of the state's population, or 252,000 of us, were 55 years old or more
For the first time, the city started shutting off water service to customers for the non-payment of water and sewer bills. It's about time, too. As of the end of March, a staggering $3.9 million was due the city in unpaid sewer assessments, sewer usage more
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