News

For those who’ve served

Starzz Entertainment presented its fourth annual “Proud To Be An American” fundraiser for the VA Medical Center’s Voluntary Service program over the weekend at the Triple Crown Room at the West …
Sports

Resilient Panthers edge Clippers in ninth inning

The Johnston baseball team has been playing with fire this past week, but it hasn’t gotten burned yet. First, the Panthers came back from seven runs down in the final inning to defeat East …
Movie Reviews

MONEY MONSTER

* * * ½ (Tense drama) If you like tense dramas along the lines of Dog Day Afternoon and Network, you’ll enjoy Money Monster. George Clooney plays Lee Gates, host of the TV show “Money …
Entertainment

A whole different planet...or is it?

I am here in San Jose, California, visiting my son, his lovely wife, and our soon to be 2 year old granddaughter. San Jose is a whole different planet than any city in Rhode Island! My first lesson occurred at Walmart, which we almost passed by because

'Late Nite Catechism' offers familiar laughs

Sister has been entertaining her audiences with this familiar spoof on Catholic schools for as long as I can remember. Colleen Moore has been touring as the opinionated nun for over 15 years, and she still has the sparkle in
Opinion

Don`t make the same mistake twice

To the Editor: The proposed legislation Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (S. 2497 and H. 7771) and revised Nursing Compact (H. 8077) are a set of wolves in sheep clothing. Beyond the flowery introduction, these proposed laws transfer legislative
Lifestyles

The world-changing power of curiosity

“I never took on a subject I knew much about. Writing a book is an adventure, a journey into a unknown world, a time and culture I have never known, a new continent for me to explore,” said David …
LAST WEEK'S EDITION

Citizens project gets first approvals

Citizens Bank’s plans for a new corporate campus in Johnston received initial approval from the Planning Board on Tuesday, with amendments to the town’s zoning ordinance and comprehensive plan …