City Council meets tonight at 7 p.m. in City Hall council chambers. There's a packed agenda. Click the link above to poke through. Among the issues to be discussed is a measure to demand the state repay Cranston for damages caused by the state's "failure to maintain its catch basins on Oaklawn Ave. and Dean Parkway."Council: The
Those catch basins were overwhelmed by flooding in late summer, displacing about 100 Cranston residents from the Dean Estates apartment complex.
Troop 9: Troop 9 is hosting an informational night at the William Hall Memorial Library on Wednesday. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and if you're interested in scouting (or your child is), don't miss it.
Fire Open House: The Cranston Fire Department is hosting an open house on Thursday at the department's HQ on Pontiac Ave. October is National Fire Prevention Month, and Papa Gino’s is teaming up with Cranston Fire Department to help educate the community on fire safety and prevention.
For the past 18 years, New England Fire Departments and Papa Gino’s have helped more than 2 million people by supplying educational materials and free pizza at fire safety open houses. The open house will be at 301 Pontiac Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6 pm - 8 pm.
Stop by to get some fire safety tips and a free slice of Papa Gino’s pizza.
Seasonal: There's a chance of showers on Wednesday through Friday, but otherwise, it should be a clear and cool week — exactly what you'd expect this time of year. The high temperature will range from 59 degrees today to 67 on Friday, but the average will be a bit lower as it will only top out at around 50 degrees on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
The cold nights will continue. Tonight's low is just 34, and it won't be much warmer in the evening until Thursday night, which has a forecasted low of 53 degrees.