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By TIM FORSBERG Residents of Belfield Drive once again find their street underwater as rainstorms continue to flood parts of the neighborhood. In November, following weeks of heavy rain that … more
By IAN WEINER With the Democratic Party resuming control of the House of Representatives, Congressman Jim Langevin's opportunity to preside over the House as Speaker pro-tempore on the first day of the 116th congress was filled with debate over ending more
If Governor Gina Raimondo could have predicted the weather, she might have included a pun in her second inaugural address that the 40 mile per hour gusts that buffeted the crowd on the front lawn of … more
By TIM FORSBERG The Rhode Island Mobile Maker Lab made a much anticipated stop at Johnston High School on Tuesday for a two-day stay filled with demonstrations featuring manufacturing jobs of the future that highlighted the types of science, technology, more
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
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