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The annual Gary Mazzie Memorial Golf Tournament made its return earlier this month at Valley Country Club and hosted a large field of alumni as it continues to raise funds on behalf of the Johnston … more
A deer jumped through the windshield of a RIPTA bus traveling on Warwick Avenue Monday, injuring three passengers. The incident happened near the intersection with Sachem Avenue near the … more
Jacob Spence knows Johnston’s War Memorial Park like the back of his hand. Now, the Johnston Eagle Scout hopes to make the park more familiar to visitors, town natives, and tourists alike. … more
Future elementary school students in Johnston will be shown how to climb to new heights at their new school, when it’s finished. The Johnston School Building Committee recently approved … more
The top-seeded Johnston softball team saw its season come to a close on Monday, when visiting West Warwick pulled off a late 3-1 comeback win to bounce the Panthers from the Division II playoffs. The … more
A trickle of Cranston voters turned out to vote overwhelmingly, nearly 4 to 1, to approve a $40 million school bond referendum. According to the Rhode Island Board of Elections’ … more
Warwick Police are investigating a major gun theft on Post Road. Around 3:52 a.m., Thursday, May 30, 2024 Warwick Police responded to RI Guns, at 1175 Post Road for an alarm. “Upon … more
Big happenings continue with the Johnston boys basketball program, as two of its most notable players made their college decisions official. NeAri Vasquez will be heading up to Maine to play for DIII … more
Warwick Police shot a dog Sunday night on Greenwich Avenue. According to police, a dog attacked another dog and multiple people, but was stopped by a responding Warwick Police officer. Warwick … more
The Johnston teacher’s union has a message for taxpayers. They feel underappreciated, underpaid and low on the list of the town’s priorities. A statement released by Kathleen … more
By ALEX SPONSELLER For the first time in program history, the Johnston boys basketball team will be playing in the Division I ranks next winter season. In its realignment for next season, the … more
Some friends called him Elliott. He initially survived an archer’s illicit arrow attack and pond neighbors hoped for his recovery. His young family depended on him. The arrow was … more
Rule number one, on the job: show up. Rule number two: get the job done. The current mayor of Cranston has been accused of breaking both rules by a fellow Republican who’s running for his … more
The trees along Atwood Avenue have been toppled, stripped and bundled like asparagus. New condominiums are coming to 1767 Atwood Ave., and many neighborhood residents say they were caught off … more
The Johnston softball team picked up a 6-1 win over visiting Narragansett on Tuesday during the team’s Senior Night. The Panthers took a 2-0 lead in the first and would … more
Johnston is the only Ocean State municipality not participating in Gov. Dan McKee’s Learn365RI initiative. According to McKee’s Press Secretary Olivia DaRocha, “38 out of 39 … more
Crystal Vizcaino tried not to cry. She rubbed at an uncomfortable false eyelash while sitting in the back booth at J&T’s Breakfast & Lunch. Vizcaino’s used to waiting tables … more
Gene Valicenti stepped from the evening news show he co-anchors on Channel 10 Thursday night to another show at Cheleo's Restaurant on Post Road Warwick where the Rotary Club of Warwick held its cash … more
Joy Fox will succeed John Howell as Beacon Communications publisher. “John has been at the helm for five decades,” Fox said Wednesday morning. “He’s … more
The Johnston boys volleyball team picked up a statement win when it held off Mt. Hope 3-1 (25-19/ 25-22/ 25-22/ 25-22) last week at home. Mt. Hope entered the matchup in third place in Division III … more
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