News

Recreation Department plans off the hook fishing derby

Trout fishing 101. In essence, that's what dozens of children will take part in on Sunday if they show up at the pond inside Johnston War Memorial Park. The event - the Johnston Parks and Recreation Department Youth Fishing Derby - will
SPORTS

Panthers rout Cavaliers to move above .500

For the Sun Rise The Johnston Panthers blanked the Juanita Sanchez Cavaliers, 16-0, on Monday evening at Mazzulla field. Madison Plouffe pitched a complete-game shutout, striking out six over five innings. Sophomore Sophia DaCosta led
POLICE LOG

Police Log

The Police Log is a digest of reports provided by the Johnston and Rhode Island State Police Departments. BREAKING AND ENTERING Officers James Provuncher and Kevin Brady responded to a Johnston residence on April 18 at approximately 4:49 p.m. in
MOVIE REVIEWS

Born in China

BORN IN CHINA * * * * (Disney nature film) We miss the monthly nature films that used to grace the huge screen at the IMAX theatre. We now have to wait until Earth Day every year to see what Disney Nature has in store for us. This year it is
OPINION

Friendship Award

To the Editor: That was a very nice article in the Warwick Beacon about the North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi presenting Mayor Scott Avedisian the Children Friendship Award. I wonder if Mayor Lombardi knows how Mayor Avedisian mistreated the
LIFESTYLES

'Sexy Vet': 300-member family shares passion for 'sexy vet,' helping others

Asking six Corvette Club of Rhode Island leaders why they love the classic car provokes a rush of passionate answers. “Because it’s sexy, that’s why. It’s one sexy, good looking car,” …
EDITORIAL

Car tax pipe dream?

Could it be that Rhode Islanders don't believe what they would like to believe? That would be our conclusion after the recent Bryant Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership poll that looked at the two proposals concerning the elimination or reduction