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The 6th Annual Nativity Lighting at the Rhode Island State House (in the Rotunda area) will take place Wednesday, December 19 from 3 to 4 p.m. The Joy to the World Nativity Committee will light the Nativity Scene, celebrating the coming birth of Christ. more
By TIM FORSBERG Following years of litigation, the Town of Johnston and National Grid have reached an agreement regarding payment for electricity for the streetlights along state roads in town. Citing unfunded mandates, generous legacy contracts, and more
By TIM FORSBERG It's been a hectic week for the Belfield Drive neighborhood. Following a meeting in Mayor Joseph Polisena's office on Thursday morning with federal, state and local officials, a plan was put into place to address the flooding issues on more
By TIM FORSBERG An error made by the Johnston Town Council in approving an entertainment license has left a business and its owners at odds with nearby neighbors. At a special Town Council meeting held on November 27, a show cause hearing was held for more
By PETE FONTAINE Glenn Carroll, veteran president of the Johnston Community Center Association, sat back in his chair and smiled. Suddenly, the dedicated JCCA leader said in a rather sustaining voice: I have some good news for everyone; Santa Claus has" more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The results from Rhode Island's first year of assessing student achievement through the Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS) exam - a test for grades 3-8 based upon the MCAS exam that has been administered in more
By TIM FORSBERG `Tis the season to add fire safety to the family's wish list and make the yuletide bright for everyone. Johnston Fire Department Chief Peter Lamb really doesn't want to come across as a Grinch during the merriest time of the year, but his more
By PETE FONTAINE The Cherry Hill Orchestra" is sounding better and better with each passing rehearsal. Johnston High School's national award-winning Music Department is preparing for what promises to be one of its most popular and best Holiday Concerts" more
By PETE FONTAINE The Ricky Salzillo Memorial Game Dinner is one of longest running memorial events around Johnston and features what many people refer to as the biggest raffle of the year." There is always fantastic food and seemingly unmatched" more
Gary Gosselin, the long-serving CEO of Shannon Motors, is about to make a small gesture of thanks that will have a huge impact in the Rhode Island and Massachusetts commuties his car company has … more
The musical talents of the students at St. Rocco's School were recently showcased at the State House as part of a month-long musical celebration of the holidays. The St. Rocco's students are part of more than 3,300 student musicians from 59 schools more
CHILD ASSAULTED The Johnston Police Department has made a subsequent arrest in a reported child molestation that occurred on November 11, 2018. According to a JPD press release, on November 26, … more
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