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Cranston is located in central Rhode Island. The city was established in 1754 as the town of Providence began expanding. Cranston was incorporated in 1910. It is home to the first auto race track in the country, Narragansett Park, which opened in 1886. Luminox, a watch manufacturing company that uses tritium to illuminate the hands and numerals of its watches, is headquartered in Cranston. These watches were originally designed for the US Navy SEALs.

Population: 79269
Local Newspapers: Brown Daily Herald Federal Hill Gazette
Local Sports Teams: Pawtucket Red Sox Providence Bruins
Local Colleges: Rhode Island College

Zip Codes associated with cranston, rhode island: 02905 02907 02910 02920 02921
Towns/Cities near cranston, rhode island : Providence Silver Lake Thornton Meshanticut Auburn South Elmwood Oaklawn

Cranston News
1-way loop to open around Roger Williams Park

One of Rhode Island's most popular parks is undergoing a transformation on its periphery that will affect how people get there. Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza says that streets surrounding Roger Williams Park will convert into a 1-way loop on June 1. Parks officials call the new 3.2-mile loop the Roger Williams Park Greenway.

Another budget cycle

It's that time when municipalities put together the spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year.

Lincoln man arrested for B&E and assault in Cumberland

A Lincoln man was arrested in connection to a house break-in that occurred last week in Cumberland, according to police. 33-years-old Robert Plasecki of Lincoln was arrested for breaking into a house on Kent Street at approximately 8:45 a.m. Friday.

EG Animal Protection League lays out plan for new Cranston home

The East Greenwich Animal Protection League abruptly, but miraculously, found foster or adoptive homes for all of their animals last month when it was suddenly given a deadline to remove all of them from its current location on Hallene Road in Warwick.

In graduation home stretch: seniors present projects

Pilgrim High School was filled with nervous but hopeful students on Thursday as they prepared to fulfill one of their final graduation requirements; their senior project presentations.

Gannon & Scott debuts metals recovery system

Metals refiner Gannon & Scott Inc. , Cranston, Rhode Island, will introduce its TRu3TecTM thermal reduction system, which it says can recover precious metals from residual plating wastes with high efficiency, at SUR/FIN 2017 in Atlanta, June 19-21, at booth 524. The new system at the company's Cranston metals recovery facility can process combustible materials with even a low percentage of precious metals, such as ion exchange resins, plating filters and rags.

Mattiello moves ahead on car tax cut despite lagging revenue

Rhode Island's lagging revenue projections aren't stopping House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello from pursuing his plan to eliminate car taxes. The Cranston Democrat told the Providence Journal last week that he still wants to gradually phase out municipal car taxes, but given the deficit it might have to be achieved over six years instead of five.

WWII veteran, 91, receives overdue medals in Rhode Island

World War II veteran Joseph Aquilante, 91, of North Providence, R.I., stands beside medals presented to him by U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, Monday, May 15, 2017, at the senator's office in Cranston, R.I. Joseph Aquilante, of North Providence, sought the medals so he could leave them for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He says he wants to pass them on as a keepsake and part of history.

WWII veteran, 91, receives overdue medals in Rhode Island

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Five paintings by Fritz Bultman will come up for bid June 3rd at Bruneau & Co.

A Summer Antiques & Fine Art Auction featuring over 400 lots of original artwork, vintage lamps, American and European bronze sculptures, and a broad selection of fine art glass will be held Saturday, June 3rd, by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers , online and in the firm's gallery, located at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston, starting promptly at 12 pm noon Eastern time.

Mother's Day through the eyes of foster mothers: - I am so grateful'

May marks an important holiday for those who are mothers or for those who have mothers, as well as for those who have lost their mothers.

Wimpy Kid' gets a facelift

'Diary of a Wimpy Kid" creator Jeff Kinney measures time a little differently than other people. When asked, for instance, how long ago he was writing the series' take on family road trip dynamics, "The Long Haul," Kinney scrunches his brow in thought and starts counting backward: "[Book #] 12 is this year, 11 was 2016 .

GloriDays: Walking 44 miles in fight against breast cancer

GloriDays 2017 is Gloria Gemma's weekend journey where participants walk 44 miles over three days or 24 miles over two days.

Some citations against panhandling protesters dismissed

A group that panhandled to protest anti-panhandling rules in a Rhode Island city has seen some of their citations dismissed, but not for the ordinance they were protesting. The Providence Journal reports that, on Wednesday, a traffic judge dismissed citations issued against nine people for standing in a freeway in Cranston.

Cranston woman charged after attacking boyfriend with kitchen knife

A Cranston woman is facing a felony domestic assault charge after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in the face with a kitchen knife. Warwick Police received a 911 call from the Speedway gas station on Post Road after a man bleeding profusely from the face entered the store trying to buy cigarettes.

Police: Providence man killed in wrong-way crash

Cranston police say 36-year-old Hector Alicea was driving west in an eastbound lane around 3 a.m. Sunday in Cranston. He struck another vehicle head-on and was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Politics | Moore: 2018 Race for Governor Heating Up Early

Saturday was horse racing's biggest day of the year. Yet in the days preceding it, a form of politics, frequently referred to as "horse race politics" which refer to polls and elections, was also heating up.

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