To start this week's episode, Cranston Herald editor Dan Kittredge and Johnston Sun Rise editor Jacob Marrocco round up the week's local headlines, including the state’s move toward the next phase of its reopening plan and the political scene in Cranston.
Then, Dan speaks with Ed Garcia, director of the Cranston Public Library, about the library’s new contact-less pickup option, the range of virtual programming being offered and what's in store in the weeks ahead.
Radio Beacon is the weekly podcast of Beacon Communications, publisher of the Warwick Beacon, Cranston Herald, Johnston Sun Rise and Coventry Reminder. Listen on Anchor Podcasts through the link above, or check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and other podcast platforms.
In case you missed them, check out our recent episodes featuring Bob Houghtaling of the East Greenwich Drug Program; Joseph Paolino Jr. of Paolino Properties; Cranston Mayor Allan Fung and his wife, Barbara Ann Fenton-Fung; and House Majority Leader K. Joseph Shekarchi.
Other past guests include our sports editor, Alex Sponseller; Justin Goncarek of OceanSide Graphics; Steve McAllister of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Jack Howell of Zurich Insurance; Will Geogeghan, author of "Summer Baseball Nation"; Carris Transue of Thrive Behavioral Health; and John Marion and Galen Auer from Common Cause RI.