Johnston High's Friday Night Live brings down the house, remembers one of their own

The three-dozen or so teenagers who co-starred in the Johnston Music Department’s Second Annual Friday Night Live put on what people are calling and “incredible success.” Each and every JHS …

Quakers use second-half comeback to defeat Panthers in Final Four

With just 16 minutes left to play, the Johnston girls’ basketball team was in a good spot in its Final Four game against Moses Brown at The Ryan Center on Saturday, leading by five after one half, …

Police Log

The Police Log is a digest of reports provided by the Johnston Police, Rhode Island State Police and other departments. STOLEN GOODS While on patrol on Greenville Avenue on March 8 around 11:38 …

Start protecting our families

To the Editor: Recent press coverage of the inadequacies of the 911 system aroused my interest. As Chairman of the Coventry Fire District, and a nurse practitioner, I have a personal stake in protecting my taxpayers and patients. I contacted

A day when everyone is Irish

With St. Patrick’s right around the corner, you can probably already taste the Guinness and the corned beef. A worldwide celebration, St. Patrick’s Day is the occasion where everybody is just a …

Parades, immigrants and the American Dream

It may be poor timing to pen this editorial in advance of what could be this winter's worst snow storm yet - less than a week from the first official day of spring, no less. However not all warm and fuzzy feelings are derived from weather, and the first