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The Johnston School Committee had planned to vote Thursday night (Feb. 17) on a school-wide mask mandate, but the meeting has been postponed to Monday, Feb. 28. “The special School Committee … more
The Johnston School Committee is set to vote Thursday, Feb. 17, on a revised mask policy for staff and students. A special meeting of the committee was announced Tuesday, calling for an … more
Johnston Mayor Joseph M. Polisena has announced the distribution of more at-home COVID-19 test kits, according to Johnston Police. Test kits will be distributed to Johnston residents, especially … more
Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena is about to resume what many people will attest has perhaps been the most important duty of his storied tenure. On Monday, Feb. 7, Polisena, as Johnston Police Chief … more
Johnston’s COVID-19 take home test supply has finally matched the town’s recently soaring demand. Town officials gathered Saturday morning in the Johnston High School parking lot to … more
The City of Warwick Distributes At-Home Covid Testing Kits To Targeted Groups The City of Warwick will begin distributing 27,900 Covid-19 testing kits to residents starting Thursday, January … more
CRANSTON, RI – January 20th, 2022 – Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins announced the distribution of free athome COVID-19 test kits to Cranston residents. Drive-through distribution will take place … more
Anthony Meleo drove through the Johnston High Parking lot and parked outside a simple white trailer parked near Atwood Avenue. Jessica Gormley, Practice Manager for Tri-County Community Action … more
Business has been booming at the Atwood Pharmacy. Lines have stretched out the doors since the week of Christmas, leading to traffic tie-ups and congestion along an already busy stretch of state … more
Johnston High School will dismiss students at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3, due to staffing shortages. Johnston Schools Superintendent Dr. Bernard DiLullo Jr. said “23 educators” called off … more
On Tuesday, Dec. 21, Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee issued the following statement marking the 3,000th Rhode Island death from COVID-19. “Today, Rhode Island is witnessing a heartbreaking … more
UPDATED: Many members of Johnston’s already depleted pool of eligible and willing school bus drivers are now isolated in quarantine.  This week, suddenly, parents who rely on school bus transportation in Johnston to get their kids to school had to scramble to find another option. Then, on Wednesday evening, the district announced the problem was rectified and bus service would return Thursday. more
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