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WPRI political and economic reporter Ted Nesi may be one of the best known names in televised news in Rhode Island, but he’s very worried about the future of state and local journalism. … more
By IAN WEINER Rhode Island has seen a milder flu season so far this year than in 2017-2018, as there have been significantly less deaths and hospital visits associated with the virus. “I … more
House OKs Bennett bill to allow students sunscreen in schools The House passed legislation (2019-H 5118) sponsored by Rep. David A. Bennett (DDist. 20, Warwick, Cranston) to allow students and anyone else in public schools to possess and apply sunscreen more
The Rhode Island Convention Center will welcome the 69th Annual Rhode Island Home Show featuring the 26th Annual Rhode Island Spring Flower and Garden Show. The show, presented by the Rhode Island … more
Elementary legislators [Photo gallery]
On Nov. 1, fifth graders at Brown Avenue Elementary School went on a tour of the Rhode Island State House, and held a mock session in the House of Representatives chambers, and Student Council … more
By NICHOLAS CRONAN Students and teachers from Johnston High School had a “wicked” fun time on their trip to New York City on March 9! The annual trip, run and organized by Student … more
This weekend's YARD SALES! more
Under clear, blue, sunny skies with a backdrop of giant wind turbines, Johnston’s newest solar array opened with fanfare last week. “As you can see, this is a Mecca for renewable energy. … more
After nearly a week of bailing water out at a rate of about 5 million gallons a day, Belfield Drive is no longer flooded and is passable to traffic. Pumping at the scene stopped last Friday once the … more
Following recent disappointing standardized test scores and a new statewide ranking of the Johnston School District, Superintendent Dr. Bernard DiLullo Jr. said he recognizes there are multiple challenges ahead but believes that they can more
Five students from St. Rocco School were finalists, with two of them winning top slots in a statewide safety contest. Eighth graders Naja Sasa, Michael Bittner and Daniella Ferranti, and … more
Sometime around 8 o’clock Saturday night, Johnston Firefighter Paul Muscatelli showed up at Bar 101 and handed Local 1950 Board Member John Jasparro several boxes of toys that were already … more
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