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Although the most likely suspect was shot and killed by police, the investigation into the events that unfolded on Ligian Court in Johnston on May 24 remain under investigation. “The … more
One of the fire victims was stuck in her second-floor apartment. Neighbors yelled to firefighters to save her. She wouldn’t make it out on her own. “She was covered in black and … more
The top-seeded Johnston boys volleyball team continued to surge by sweeping Central Falls 3-0 (25-12/ 25-18/ 25-22) in the Division III Quarterfinals last week. The Panthers rolled to a 25-12 win in … more
According to feline math, a Warwick Parks and Rec employee saved 81 lives on the job Monday. Paul Joutras gripped the cardboard box and aimed for his city trash truck. “But I heard … more
The Johnston community is mourning the loss Thomas “TJ” May, who was one of the victim’s in last week’s shooting in which his daughter was also injured. May was a beloved … more
The Johnston baseball team snapped a two-game losing streak when it picked up a 3-1 win over North Providence at home on Monday evening. The Panthers were led by senior Derek Salvatore on the mound, … more
UPDATED: Police shot and killed a man wanted for a triple shooting on Ligian Court in Johnston. more
Scrap metal or monument? Johnston picks the latter. Removed from its Providence pedestal in 2020 and locked away in storage, a 130-year-old statue depicting Christopher Columbus will be … more
Bright orange barricades spray-painted with five dripping, black letters — RI DOT — block both sides of the Greystone Sluiceway Bridge on the border of Johnston and North Providence. … more
They literally went “back to the drawing board.” Johnston’s grand plan to upgrade all the town’s public school buildings changed radically Tuesday night. While the … more
“Memorial Lane,” as some people call the walkway in front of the Connecticut National Golf Clubhouse, never looked brighter than it did Saturday during the Johnston Memorial Cancer Events … more
He can imagine what it would be like hiding in a classroom as gunshots echo through school hallways. “I’m in a classroom and I hear a guy walking down the corridor and he’s shooting … What do I want between me and him?” asked grandfather and retired Warwick Police Capt. Tim Colgan. “I don’t want a social worker; I don’t want a psychiatrist; I don’t want the principal. I want a cop between me and him. And I think most people feel that way. I think they do.” more
There’s nothing quite like walking out onto a freshly raked ball diamond on a crisp spring afternoon — squinting up at the sunlight and blindly walking into the freshly clipped outfield grass. Nothing sours that moment faster than sinking your sole into a steaming pile of poop. more
The Johnston softball team earned a 3-1 victory over Ponaganset last week to make a statement in the Division II playoff race. The Panthers were led by freshman pitcher Haley Boudreau in the circle, … more
Johnston, North Providence and Smithfield residents in need of community services have a new beacon of hope shining on Greenville Avenue. The Tri-County Community Action Agency snipped the … more
Is Johnston’s town budget behind schedule? Over the past few years, proposed budgets have been dropped on Town Council in June and approved just after the start of the fiscal year on July … more
Following more than a year-long investigation, Johnston Police arrested a juvenile last week and charged him with manslaughter in the 2022 shooting death of Dillon Viens. Viens’ death, first … more
Five stars plus! That’s the rating people who review films would have given Cameron Iasimone’s documentary entitled “Coach Dan – the Legacy of Daniel E. Mazzulla Jr.” … more
Youth baseball is indeed alive and well in Johnston. So much so, in fact, the Johnston Little League batted 1.000 on Opening Day Saturday at famed Kennedy Field where one of the largest crowds in the … more
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