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Johnston voters may decide on a $40 million flood bond to fund stormwater management and sewer upgrades in the wake of four major flood events over the past year. On Feb. 12, Johnston Town … more
Is your school committee big enough? Johnston voters will likely decide whether to nearly double the current school committee, from 5 to 9 members, should that question make the ballot in … more
The Rhode Island Interscholastic League held its Gymnastics State Championships last weekend at Rhode Island College, and Johnston freshman Gianna Desmarais was the school’s lone … more
Sen. Frank Lombardo III dropped from helicopters to ski inaccessible moguls. Somehow, he balanced business, community service, law-making and family. “Our Senate family is heartbroken with … more
Hi,  my name is Prancer, I’d love to prance right into your arms! My eyes say, “love me” and my heart is praying for a loving home! You see I was found in the woods with a … more
UPDATED: The defendant has been identified by prosecutors as Manuel Garcia Dela Cruz. more
Tasked with approving the latest annual student risk survey, the Johnston School Committee unanimously decided to remove two questions that ask about student sexual identity. “We went … more
The Johnston girls basketball team continues to roll as it enters the final week of the regular season. With two pivotal matchups remaining, including one against first-place Davies, the Panthers are … more
Are you looking for the love of your life? Well, you just found the sweetest girl around, meet Darlyn aka "Darling", she truly is a darling girl! She loves everyone she meets and also likes other … more
It’s not every day that you see coworkers from a high school job get together and reminisce about their time working in a supermarket together. Yet, that’s exactly what occurred on … more
Chief Resident Daniel Boateng and Dental Assistant Sheila Fernandez readied the exam room for their next patient. They try to turn the chair over quick. They’ve got patients waiting. For … more
A rabid coyote attacked a hiker in Johnston. He strangled the sick animal. According to Johnston Police Chief Mark A. Vieira, shortly after noon Friday, a 58-year-old man was hiking in the … more
Johnston’s impending flood bond may be a little less hefty thanks to some help from state and federal agencies. While sections of Johnston are still drying out, both the state and federal … more
Although plans have fluctuated since voters approved a $215 million school construction bond, Johnston should have two brand new schools by 2027. On Tuesday night, during a special joint … more
The Johnston boys basketball team is grinding through the Division II dogfight and is nearing the home stretch of the regular season. After dropping three straight contests to the division’s … more
Beau is just a puppy at only ten months old, he has so much to learn but is very eager. He is a small mixed breed with the most adorable ears and the sweetest albeit shy temperament, Beau wants to be … more
Beautiful pizza, like art, is subjective. Take Rhode Island’s Italian bakery specialty — pizza strips (or party pizza or party strips … or bakery pizza or red strips or … more
A shadow has been cast on Green Development’s solar project plans in Johnston. The opposition was nervous. A rumor had circulated through the ranks of Stop Johnston Solar (SJS) that the … more
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Johnston girls basketball team extended its win streak to nine games as it beat Times Squared Academy 44-27 last week. The win improved Johnston’s record to 9-1 and … more
The prayers worked. Sister Daisy’s still healing but she’s back in her St. Rocco School classroom. “It’s a miracle,” said the nun and second-grade teacher. … more
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