A city of 80,000 people located just south of Providence, Rhode Island, Cranston has long been known for its printed fabrics industry, making it a natural choice for the project.
While final designs have yet to be presented, preliminary sketches suggest that the bulk of the work will be done using the BeDazzler. In a special Monday session, the City Council debated whether to apply a single “K” on the bosom of the dress, or to write “Queenie” in sequins across the seat of a pair of white velvet sweatpants.
Meanwhile, the Planning Department had okayed a dress pattern that was 3 sizes too large for Middleton and included a large, flashing LED necklace reading “K8.” That idea was later overturned by a Superior Court ruling and eventually scrapped when it was discovered that the wrong Cranston had been contacted for the project in the first place.
As reported in Vogue, Elle UK, The Telegraph and dozens of other news sites and blogs, Cranston was recently selected as Kate Middleton’s wedding gown designer. A city of 80,000 people located just south of Providence, Rhode Island, Cranston has long been known for its printed fabrics industry, making it a... more
The news of Cranston’s undocumented stop signs found a wider audience today. To the relief of local street sign paperwork investigators, RIDOT has claimed responsibility for about a third of the signs. The other 400 stop signs remain somewhat of a mystery. However, a Federal Highway Administration official assured Cranston... more
The Office of the Secretary of State maintains a website where you can find your polling place, registration information, and your sample ballot. It’s time to pick up that squeeky, dry black pen, make some tough choices, and shove it back into place. From the Office: To avoid delays on Nov.... more
State representatives Peter Palumbo and Robert Jacquard slacked on environmental issues, according to a report card from the Environment Council of Rhode Island. The Council, a collection of diverse environmental groups including Save the Bay and the Sierra Club, issued their 2010 Green Report Cards for the General Assembly. Grades... more
The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation recently issued cash rebates to 36 Rhode Island cities and towns based on their recycling rates. Of the total $681,014, Cranston received $59,492. In spite of the No Bin No Barrel policy enacted a year ago, Cranston’s recycling rate has increased by less than... more