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Lawmakers hope to obtain federal funding for road, bridge repairs

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Days after the Park Avenue bridge in Cranston was shut down due to deterioration, state lawmakers said they will try to secure federal funding to fix Rhode Island’s crumbling roads and bridges. 324 more words


Streetside launches Origins at Cranston

An award-winning builder is giving first-time buyers another reason to look at the southeast Calgary community of Cranston.

Affordable pricing is expected to be a key draw to an apartment-style condo building by Streetside Developments. 337 more words


Gov. Raimondo: 'RI has worst bridges in America'

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — After the Park Avenue bridge was closed without warning Tuesday for safety concerns, some people — including Rhode Island’s House Speaker… 331 more words


Cranston reaches deal with police captain in ticketing scandal

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — The city of Cranston has reached a deal with Captain Stephen Antonucci in last year’s parking ticket controversy, Mayor Allan Fung’s office announced Wednesday. 251 more words


Bail hearing underway for man charged in woman's overdose death

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A bail hearing began Tuesday for a man accused of selling a woman heroin laced with a deadly dose of a dangerous painkiller. 171 more words


RIDOT closes Park Ave bridge; calls it 'a safety risk'

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — As the debate continued Tuesday on Smith Hill over the best way to fix Rhode Island’s crumbling roads and bridges, just a few miles away the state Department of Transportation closed the Park Avenue Bridge in Cranston, citing safety concerns. 396 more words