Top Stories
74 results total, viewing 37 - 48
Nicholas A. Ferri Middle School Assistant Principal Fred Skipworth is looking to make every student a H.E.R.O. during anti-bullying month. It’s a fitting acronym that stands for “help, … more
By JACOB MARROCCO Johnston Schools Superintendent Dr. Bernard DiLullo said conversations are continuing regarding potential elementary school consolidation, with a focus toward submitting a proposal to the Rhode Island Department of Education in more
With a large group of protesters filling the State House rotunda on Tuesday afternoon, one holding a sign comparing abortions to the mass killings of Adolf Hitler and others chanting religious hymns … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Local commuters will soon face a months-long detour along one of the city's main west-to-east routes. Starting March 11, motorists traveling east on Route 12 will be rerouted from a portion of the roadway between Dyer and Gansett more
Johnston Police Chief Richard Tamburini wants to bring the words on his department’s squad cars to life. “Working together, making a difference,” he said. “[Members of the community are] … more
By JACOB MARROCCO Bethany V. Alviano, Johnston's deputy tax collector, was one of the many tax collectors across the state left responding to hundreds of residents worried about their vehicle registrations last week. Alviano worked overtime, along with more
By JOHN HOWELL What once was the neighborhood Benny's location on Warwick Avenue will become a larger Ocean State Job Lot serving the northern end of the city by Labor Day. The Carpionato Group - which bought 29 Benny's stores after the chain closed in more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The towering wind turbines erected recently near the Central Landfill in Johnston can be seen from points across the Ocean State, providing tangible evidence of a rapidly changing energy landscape. To many residents of Western more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Recent efforts to expand the choices available to local families in need were celebrated last week during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Comprehensive Community Action Program's newly expanded Choice Food Bank. Food banks are" more
By PETE FONTAINE DJ Anderson, a 17-year-old senior honor student and athlete at Johnston High School, knows just how grueling a campaign can be. For the past seven weeks, Anderson, who also skilled in martial arts, has hosted multiple fundraisers as more
By PETE FOTNAINE If Richard J. DelFino Jr. was a position player on a baseball team, he'd probably be batting a 1.000. As chairman of the Johnston Democratic Town Committee, DelFino hasn't lost an election since being elected in 2012. A member of the more
By PETE FONTAINE The community's spirit of giving was on display Saturday night inside Town Hall Lanes during the Panthers for a Cure Cosmic Rock-N-Bowl event to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Rhode Island. People all ages showed up at the more
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 6 months.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.