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Bishop Hendricken High School may have just signed their highest profile athlete ever, but fans shouldn’t expect to see the green and gold jersey reading “HENNING #9” on the field any time soon - unless, perhaps, the football team tries for a “Hail Mary”… more
When House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi announced a 14-bill package of housing legislation Thursday he knew better than most in the crowded House Lounge where he was going to get the biggest pushback … more
“It’s a free pass.” K. Joseph Shekarchi was talking about the appeal of running for the First Congressional District seat now that David Cicilline has announced he will step down … more
They crawl under your vehicle and hack away at its tender underbelly. Then they sell the severed parts. It’s a good living if you don’t get caught. And most catalytic converter thieves … more
Justin Erickson, a Cranston native and the former assistant athletic director for Cranston schools is a man of many interests, activities and projects. Currently the Athletic Director for the Johnston School Department, Erickson Started his athletic career with Little League Baseball before continuing on to play CLCF football, wrestle at Western Hills and West, and participate in football, lacrosse and indoor track at West. more
The Johnston boys basketball team completed its championship run, pulling off a 59-52 comeback win over Middletown in the Division II Championship on Sunday evening. It was the Panthers’ first … more
Rhode Island’s senior congressman will be getting a raise. Though to get the paycheck, he’ll be giving up his seat representing Rhode Island’s First Congressional District. As of … more
Cranston Police have made two arrests in a school vandalism case — a Johnston man and a Cranston minor. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Cranston Police Chief Col. Michael J. Winquist announced the … more
Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena Jr. has hired a former TV news reporter to fill a new position in his office. The position —Deputy Chief-of-Staff — includes an $80,000 annual salary. … more
The “crispiest friskiest fries in town” may be a little easier to sample if Johnston changes local laws governing mobile food trucks. Town Council held its first reading of an amended … more
A long driveway snakes back behind the Johnston Senior Center and leads to a hidden industrial property. Old railroad remnants and demolition debris populate the site, currently occupied by AA … more
The last rental riders left their pair of electric bikes under a Hartford Avenue business sign days ago. By Tuesday afternoon, the bikes had fallen over. Town Council has taken aim at bulky … more
Hoping to counterbalance soaring interest rates and construction costs, Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena Jr. said the town will tap its rainy day fund to avoid a property tax increase. “No, … more
By RYAN D. MURRAY The undefeated Johnston Panthers went into Pilgrim High School and pounded the Patriots 80-54 on Saturday afternoon during a Boys Division II Basketball battle. Anthony … more
The line was long this recent Tuesday at Westbay Community Action’s Marketplace food pantry as people of diverse ages and backgrounds filled shopping carts with fresh eggs, dairy products, … more
The City of Cranston’s five-member Probate Judge Advisory Commission (PJAC) interviewed three candidates and voted 4-1 to recommend reappointing George M. Cappello. The City Council, … more
Driving through Johnston, Art Dunn looked left to the breakdown lane and his gaze met the animal’s dead eyes. It was a bobcat, freshly killed by a passing vehicle; intact and mostly … more
In 1935, Giuseppe Baffoni founded a chicken farm in the heart of Johnston, and 88 years later his great grandson’s still tending the flock. Adam Baffoni walked out his farm store and down … more
You can still get anything you want at Alice’s Restaurant – but you might pay a slight upcharge for eggs. "This is the first time in quite a while that we’ve had to raise menu prices,” said owner Catherine Fonesca (the titular Alice is her dog).  “In this business, you just have to go with the flow as prices bounce on eggs, meat, coffee – everything, really.” more
Rhode Island’s law enforcement leaders agree: Tyre Nichols should not be dead. more
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