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By JOHN HOWELL With Attorney General Peter Neronha and now Gov. Dan McKee having raised questions about a proposed medical waste facility in West Warwick, don't expect the drumbeat to stop the project to lessen - or for the company seeking to use a new more
By JOHN HOWELL COVID-19 is blamed for a lot of ills, but like so many things in life, there's also a silver lining. Such is the housing market. For months, Realtors have moaned there's not enough inventory of homes to meet the demand. According to Leann more
The Johnston School Committee voted unanimously to approve a potentially unbalanced $60.2 million budget for the town’s public schools during its monthly meeting on Tuesday night. The … more
After several tough years, James Bray has found his “shot” at success. At 11 years old, Johnston’s Bray was diagnosed with a rare condition called Von-Hippel Lindau, or VHL, … more
The latest audit presentation from Clifton Larson Allen showed the town of Johnston in solid financial standing, while the school district is projected to run a significant deficit approaching $1 … more
The Council Roundup is a digest of licenses, ordinances and other matters from the April 12 Johnston Town Council meeting.   LICENSES   The Johnston Town Council unanimously … more
The Johnston Music Department surpassed all previous fundraising totals during what Chairman Ron Lamoureux called “our best year ever with Custom Fundraising Solutions!” Perhaps even … more
When it comes to a challenge and acts of kindness, no one does it better than the undergraduates at Nicholas A. Ferri Middle School in Johnston. Just ask teachers Rhonda Perrotta and Felicia Paige, … more
This month, the Johnston Police Department will join law enforcement agencies nationwide to remind drivers about the dangers and consequences of texting and distracted driving. This annual campaign … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Rhode Island remains on track to expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to all residents 16 and older on April 19 despite a federally ordered pause on the administration of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine, state health officials told more
By JOHN HOWELL What does it take to make a parade? Well, for starters, you need people. And as Gina Dooley knows, many assume everybody wants to show off so they willingly march for nothing. That's not the case. Dooley, chair of the Gaspee Days more
By JACOB MARROCCO Gov. Dan McKee touched on vaccination rates, hesitancy, masking, small businesses and more during a wide-ranging media roundtable at the State House last week. McKee and his staff will host the gatherings - mostly aimed at small, local more
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