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Johnston Police have arrested a Johnston man and charged him with child abuse after he broke up a fight between two children and allegedly assaulted one of them. David A. DelGreco, 35, of … more
Perhaps the title of tonight’s entertainers — “Second 2 None” — best describes the 102nd Annual Our Lady of Grace Italian Feast and Festival that will be held through Sunday night when tickets for the Grand Raffle worth $7,000 in prize money will be drawn at Festival Field in Johnston. more
There are few, if any, motorcycle clubs like the Johnston-based Goodfellas. Fact: Since 2017 the Goodfellas Bike Run has raised over $60,000 for Hasbro Children’s Hospital in … more
Even though school wasn’t in session, State Rep. Deb Fellela made a special visit to Johnston High School several weeks ago where she continued a long tradition. Fellela met with JHS Music … more
The time is ripe for Johnston’s apple celebration. The 34th Annual Apple Festival will be held this weekend, Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11. The festivities will stretch from 10 … more
The year was 1922 … the price of gas was just 21 cents a gallon and an automobile could be purchased for between $1,100 to $2,000. It was a year that many prolific women were born: Judy … more
Merilyn (Meri) Kennedy, 59, of Cranston, passed away peacefully on Sept. 1 with her longtime companion, Stephen F. Popiel, at her side. Born in Warwick, Meri was a daughter of the late Mitchell … more
It was back on June 4, 2021, when Johnston Town Councilwoman Lauren A. Garzone — in conjunction with the Johnson Police Department — launched and held the town’s first-ever … more
“Saluti membri della Society!” That was the Italian opening statement from David Venditelli, proud president of the iconic Pannese Society, that appears inside the nonprofit’s … more
Local law enforcement agencies have taken a pledge of transparency, and the layers between the police and the public are about to become as clear as video. A program aimed at equipping Ocean … more
 A Johnston man who admitted to possessing more than 2,000 videos and images of child pornography has been sentenced to three years in federal prison, according to a press release from United … more
It has been three difficult years for Richard and Kathleen Gemma — as well as the highly-respected brotherhood of the Johnston Fire Department — since the passing of Richard R. Gemma. … more
It was approximately 10 o’clock when Anthony Carlino stood under a sparkling sun in front of the impressive monuments that continue to serve as a mighty memorial for “The Boys from … more
State Rep. Ed Cardillo stood up at the end of Tuesday’s hearing. “An absolute joke!” He said loudly, following the Johnston Board of Canvassers’ third rejection of a … more
Never before, according to records dating back to 2004, has the St. Rocco’s Feast and Festival enjoyed as much sparkling success as last week’s four-day fun, food and music … more
In an ongoing effort to reduce speeding in town while also responding to residents’ traffic concerns, the Johnston Police Department continues to modify and improve upon its temporary speed … more
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following police log information has been taken from public record police incident and arrest reports provided by the Johnston Police Department. more
The Johnston football team got back to work this week at practice and is looking to return to the playoffs once again. The Panthers reached the Division III Super Bowl in the spring of 2021 and … more
Move over Dunkin, there’s a new kid on Rhode Island’s donut block. It’s called Rhode Island Homemade Donuts and has two locations — one at 1745 Main Street in West … more
Johnston’s state senator has been working for the town since Jan. 1. His opponents say the position was a maneuver to keep him out of the mayor’s race. State Sen. Frank Lombardo III … more
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