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Drop Old Recycling Bins off on Saturday

Drop Old Recycling Bins off on Saturday

Meanwhile city residents are dealing with a new waste-hauling reality after automated pickup service and new 65-gallon bins were rolled out about a month ago.
Sixth Annual Confreda's Ladies Night Out is Thursday

Sixth Annual Confreda's Ladies Night Out is Thursday

Confreda Greenhouses & Farms is hosting their 6th Annual Ladies’ Night Out to benefit the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
Researchers using Bugs to Fight Invasive Plant in Cranston, EG

Researchers using Bugs to Fight Invasive Plant in Cranston, EG

The mile-a-minute vine, an invasive from the Far East that has taken root in several Rhode Island communities, has a new enemy thanks to URI researchers: hundreds of tiny weevils.
Edgewood Eagles' Car Wash to Benefit Great Dane Rescue

Edgewood Eagles' Car Wash to Benefit Great Dane Rescue

It's a chance to get your car nice and clean. It's also an opportunity to lend support for Great Dane Rescue of New England, which is raising money today for an 18-week-old Great Dane puppy
Garden City Summer Concert Series Kicks off Wednesday

Garden City Summer Concert Series Kicks off Wednesday

This year marks the 25th year of the popular summer concert series that combines music, fun and a charitable effort to benefit the Rhode Island food bank.
Community Rallies Around Family who Lost Boy, 2, in Drowning Accident

Community Rallies Around Family who Lost Boy, 2, in Drowning Accident

It's a difficult time for the family, as they try to come to grips with the fact that Jayce Sherman-Chattelle, 2, is no longer with us after a terrible accident last week in which he fell in
Best 49th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ever? Cranston Couple Claims $2m PowerBall Prize

Best 49th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ever? Cranston Couple Claims $2m PowerBall Prize

The woman claimed the ticket on Monday and said she bought the ticket only after her husband's insistence after she said it would be a waste and "probably wouldn't win."
RI Patch Daily: Fight at Cranston Stadium, Emma Stone Visits Newport, Calamari Named Official State Food

RI Patch Daily: Fight at Cranston Stadium, Emma Stone Visits Newport, Calamari Named Official State Food

Top stories of the day from across our Rhode Island Patch sites.
Circus Performers will Sue;

Circus Performers will Sue; "We are Lucky to be Here, Alive"

Lawsuit won't be filed until lawyers complete a thorough investigation. Injured acrobats say they've received an outpouring of love and prayers since the horrific May accident in Providence.
It's Gaspee Days Weekend!

It's Gaspee Days Weekend!

Race, parade Saturday. Fireworks Sunday. Food, family and fun all weekend long.
Beef Recalled That Was Sold at Whole Foods Market

Beef Recalled That Was Sold at Whole Foods Market

The USDA said no cattle showed signs of mad cow disease, also called Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), and that the health risk is “low.”
Landfill Operator: Forget Bagging those Grass Clippings — Mulch Them!

Landfill Operator: Forget Bagging those Grass Clippings — Mulch Them!

Rhode Island Resource Recovery is urging residents to mulch those grass clippings and forget bagging.
Who is This Mystery Girl? Negatives Found in 1933 Yearbook

Who is This Mystery Girl? Negatives Found in 1933 Yearbook

These photos depict a young woman and they are from negatives Cranston resident and history buff George Daigneault found in an old 1933 Cranston yearbook.
Sister Saves Twin after Allergic Reaction

Sister Saves Twin after Allergic Reaction

The bond between the Carpinelli sisters of Cranston is stronger than ever.
Sprouted Chia Seed Powder Sold at Whole Foods Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Sprouted Chia Seed Powder Sold at Whole Foods Recalled for Salmonella Risk

Navitas Naturals sprouted chia seed powder products are being recalled as part of a larger investigation of a cluster of Salmonella Newport illnesses around the country.
Two Cranston Girl Scouts Earn Gold Awards

Two Cranston Girl Scouts Earn Gold Awards

Rebecca Fruggiero and Amanda Way will be awarded their Gold Awards on Saturday at a ceremony at Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet in Cranston.
Cranston Libraries, City Hall Closed Monday for Memorial Day Holiday

Cranston Libraries, City Hall Closed Monday for Memorial Day Holiday

Not sure what's open or closed on Memorial Day?