News

JMCE raises $25,000 for Hasbro Children's Hospital

It's a known fact the Johnston Memorial Cancer Events (JMCE) ranks among the state's top cancer-related fund-raising non-profits. The JMCE golf tournament and other related events have raised upwards of $125,000 to help children who are
SPORTS

Moretti nets 1,000th point

Jordan Moretti became just the ninth Johnston girls’ basketball player to reach 1,000 career points when she sank a free throw during the first half of the Panthers’ 49-24 victory over Central on …
POLICE LOG

Police Log

The Police Log is a digest of reports provided by the Johnston Police Department. IMPERSONATING A POLICE OFFICER On February 10 around midnight, Patrolman Louis Cotoia, along with members of Third Watch, were dispatched to the Escada Bar on Putnam Avenue
MOVIE REVIEWS

GOLD

GOLD * * * ½ (Don)* * * * (Joyce)(All about the mining business)This interesting and often exciting movie is all about the modern day mining business, filled with success, failures, lies, …
OPINION

Gun legislation of dubious constitutionality

To the Editor: Again this session a group of progressive Democrats led by Rep. Aaron Rugenberg has introduced the so-called high capacity magazine bill (H5155). Co-sponsors include newly-elected progressive Democrats Marcia Ranglin-Vassell, Susan Donovan
LIFESTYLES

Pet Friendly Rhode Island

Rhode Islanders thinking of getting a pet are in luck - the state has been named one of the best places in the country to own a pet. Rhode Island was recently ranked as the 9th most pet friendly …
EDITORIAL

Skirting the reason for panhandling

“Safety” is the reason given for the panhandling legislation approved by the Cranston City Council last week and now signed into law by Mayor Allan Fung. But let’s get real. Indeed, …