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RI Rep. hosts summit to discuss fixing 911 system

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — One Rhode Island representative is trying to raise awareness about the issues surrounding the state’s 911 system.

Rep. Robert Lancia hosted a summit for first responders and state officials to discuss problems plaguing the state’s 911 system. 377 more words


Vehicle crashes into Cranston print shop for second time this month

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — For the second time this month, police were called to the Sir Speedy on Park Avenue in Cranston early Friday morning for a vehicle reported crashed into the front of the business. 227 more words


Cranston students stand up for safety in nationwide walkout

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — On Feb. 14, a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 students and staff members… 586 more words


Cranston surpassing city's storm budget as result of recent nor'easters

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) —  Ahead of a third Nor’easter in two weeks, repairs were made to plows and salt trucks were filled in Cranston.

The streets were clear before the storm as crews spent the day getting any leftover branches from previous storms out of the way so that all the plows have to deal with is snow. 210 more words


Seekonk library continues storm cleanup as third nor'easter approaches

SEEKONK, Mass. (WPRI) — As another nor’easter is quickly approaching, many are still trying to clean up from the previous two storms that hit Southern New England. 176 more words


Bleachers, benches stolen from Cranston city park

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — A Cranston softball league is looking for help following a heartless crime at their playing field.

Sometime over the weekend, two full sets of bleachers and benches were stolen from Taft Field at Brayton Park, said Tiffany Spiridakos, the co-president of the CLCF (Cranston League for Cranston Future) softball league, on Tuesday. 92 more words


Mardi Gras Multi Club to re-open as The Nightclub 5

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — It looks like Mardi Gras Multi Club isn’t closing down after all.

According to the club’s Facebook page, the club will be re-opening on March 5 under a new name, The Nightclub 5. 116 more words