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By TIM FORSBERG With the Winter Ball right around the corner, three canned goods are all that's needed for a fairy tale dress for any Johnston High School girl headed to the dance. School dance expenses for a big day such as the Winter Ball - which will more
By PETE FONTAINE The brief, fun-filled ceremony held inside Mayor Joseph Polisena's Town Hall Executive Chamber will have a huge impact for Johnston's Planning Board. In fact, after administering the Oath of Office to Nicole Pope, Polisena stated, We're" 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
By TIM FORSBERG Year over year, graduation rates at Johnston Senior High School have significantly improved and have jumped by nearly 10 percent. According to Johnston High School Principal Dennis Morrell, now in his second year as leader of the school, 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 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 TIM FORSBERG The results of the Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS) standardized tests are in, and scores show that Johnston students in grades 3 through 8 fall behind their Massachusetts counterparts in English language arts (ELA) more
PETE FONTAINE -- It's a time-honored tradition that's a quarter century old. It's a partnership headed by Mayor Joseph Polisena and Johnston Police Chief Richard S. Tamburini that makes sure Santa Claus will make his annual appearance Christmas Eve... more
By TIM FORSBERG -- There's been a lot of road construction in town during the last year, but after months of construction the Simmonsville Avenue Bridge is now open for traffic once again... more
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