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Next Thursday the Johnston Zoning Board will hear from developers who want to build a slightly smaller 157-acre solar farm along Winsor Avenue. “I would say if they’re going back to … more
Each month, at their regular meeting, School Committee members are granted a few moments to voice congratulations or share salutations. At the Sept. 12 meeting, following a brief welcome back … more
The proprietor’s a tween but her business is an infant heading toward toddlerhood. “Some parts are easy and some parts are hard,” Penelope Santos said after mixing a fresh batch of slime. “You have to take some risks to be successful.” more
The Johnston girls soccer team tied Davies 0-0 last week on the road to sit at 1-1-1 overall this fall and 0-1-1 in league play. The Panthers would dominate the possession battle throughout the … more
The water looks deep. But that guy made it through. I can’t back up now. Just accelerate and pray? Ocean State drivers find themselves in an increasingly familiar quandary. Drive … more
The Johnston football team was run over by visiting Lincoln in the season opener last week, as the Lions surged in the second half to grab the 30-7 win. Johnston trailed just 8-0 at halftime, but … more
Extraordinary expansion! Those two words best describe preparations for The Feast of La Madonna della DiFesa that begins tonight and continues through Sunday at a famed Festival field on … more
The Johnston season was filled with plenty of highs and lows this season…it truly showed what this league and the families in this community are all about. Dirty Laces had a relatively strong … more
The Johnston football team has big plans this fall as it returns over 20 seniors and is looking like an early favorite to make a deep run in Division III. Johnston rebuilt in 2022 and struggled with … more
Johnston’s mayor has called on Gov. Dan McKee to make a “disaster declaration” in Johnston to help residents rebuild after the Aug. 18 tornado . McKee’s administration … more
The Johnston Indoor Recreation Center wrapped up its summer basketball tournament last week and also honored the late Dan Mazzulla during the championship game as well. The league hosts 24 teams … more
UPDATED: The twister churned the cemetery grounds, mixing earth and mighty trees and bending grave markers perpendicular to the souls interred beneath. The spinning winds struck Johnston where the town buries its dead and the neighborhoods where residents live their lives. more
Dust off your moon altar, the Rhode Island Pagan Pride Day (PPD) festival will return to Johnston on Aug. 26.  “Johnston Memorial Park has been one of our top choices because of its … more
The spinning winds struck Johnston where the town buries its dead and the neighborhoods where the residents live their lives. Dashcam footage shows a twister crossing Interstate 295. … more
After a successful season last fall, the Johnston Youth Football and Cheer program is ready to take another step forward this upcoming season and make some noise. The Panthers saw three teams go … more
Former Mayor Joseph M. Polisena pitched the idea to the town council. The proposal: help to build a state-of-the-art animal shelter in a neighboring town, share expenses and space. … more
In Johnston, and in most Rhode Island municipalities, residents choose their representatives on the School Committee by casting ballots on Election Day. A quiet movement to end that process, and … more
The Johnston Police Department was appreciative of the enthusiastic participation, turnout, and support of their highly successful National Night Out 2023, which was held at Johnston War Memorial … more
A pair of Johnston car dealerships along Hartford Avenue have reached an agreement with state prosecutors following an alleged violation of consumer protection laws. Rhode Island Attorney … more
Johnston’s probate judge has been placed on leave, following charges linked to an alleged million-dollar collectible theft from a dead Cranston man’s estate. Rhode Island Attorney … more
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