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By JOHN HOWELL Clayton Shackleton's great-grandfather and grandfather didn't always see things eye-to-eye. Both knew how to build houses. Albert Shackleton Sr. saw the future in building single-family homes. He had the right idea at the right time. It more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Cranston resident Stephanie Buono had a healthy and active life. She frequently took part in fundraising events to support a variety of causes. Then, after a serious car accident several years ago, a chiropractor found some troubling more
By JOHN HOWELL Saturday's Honor Flight was Victory Flight, the 22nd since retired Providence Fire Department Chief George Farrell and the Rhode Island Fire Chiefs Association initiated the program locally to fly World War II and Korean War veterans to more
By PETE FONTAINE It was two weeks ago, on Wednesday, March 20, Johnston Fire Department Rescue Lt. Adam Barros was on duty. His life changed forever around 9 p.m. that night, when he received a text message from his neighbor that read, in part: I don't" more
By SUN RISE STAFF A Johnston resident and longtime employee of the town's Department of Public Works was arrested last week on a charge of felony second-degree sexual assault in connection with an alleged incident involving a teenage girl. Robert Gagne, more
By JACOB MARROCCO Seven-year-old Ali LaFazia is an adventurer, a Wolf in Cub Scout Pack 20 Johnston and dedicated volunteer. Now, she can add pioneer to her already strong resum . LaFazia recently became the first and only girl to head to the Pinewood more
By JACOB MARROCCO The Rhode Island Republican Party chose former East Greenwich Town Council President Sue Cienki as its next chair during an election at the Marriott Omni Hotel in Providence on Saturday. Cienki was one of four candidates running for more
By JACOB MARROCCO Deanne Gagne is no stranger to overcoming the odds. Gagne was born with cerebral palsy, and doctors did not give her a high chance of survival. That was prior to starting work as a coordinator for Advocates in Action, the state's more
By JACOB MARROCCO Johnston Public Schools Superintendent Bernard DiLullo presented his proposed district budget plan for the coming fiscal year, totaling approximately $57.2 million, during a special School Committee workshop Tuesday night at Ferri more
By JACOB MARROCCO The Johnston Fire Department is continuing to seek donations for a firefighter and his family who lost their Glocester home in a fire last week. Local 1950 President Keith Calci told the Sun Rise Tuesday afternoon that the department more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE It may be a parent or a neighbor. It may be a person ahead in line at the supermarket or the tax collector's office. The signs can be subtle and vary widely, from forgetting what day it is or having trouble remembering a word to more
By JOHN HOWELL As of Saturday, there are a lot more critters on Rhode Island highways. But you needn’t fear running them over. The animals native to Rhode Island adorn the new Rhode Island … more
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