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Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins

As one of America's 50 Best Cities to Live as selected by 24/7 Wall Street, Cranston is home to over 81,000. Cranston is the second largest City in the State of Rhode Island and home to two of our State's premier shopping and dining centers --- Garden City and Chapel View. Being a vibrant suburban community, Cranston also boasts of rural areas on the western side of the City and a shoreline on beautiful Narragansett Bay to the east.