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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
A pair of Johnston Democrats have announced their candidacy to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Frank Lombardo III, the Democrat who represented District 25 since 2010. So far, … more
He nabbed criminals on the lam, discovered the missing, took drugs and guns off the street and won the hearts of all those lucky enough to scratch him behind the ear. Law enforcement gathered Monday … more
GREAT NEWS: Missing Johnston RI 15-year-old found safe UPDATE: Johnston Police Chief Mark A. Vieira: "I can confirm that runaway juvenile Taya Scott was located around 4:00 PM." more
After multiple rainouts, Johnston Little League was finally able to celebrate its annual Opening Day festivities last Saturday. The day began with its parade, starting in the parking lot of Johnston … more
Johnston Police Officer Mario Mennella has been nominated for the inaugural Elwood Johnson Outstanding Service Award. Special Olympics Rhode Island (SORI) announced the nominees earlier this … more
Jessie Jacavone wants to spark a Frog City resurgence. He walked around the second floor of his bare Johnston mill and imagined the 17 luxury apartments he plans to build within the next year. … more
The state ethics panel has launched an investigation into Cranston Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins for alleged nepotism. The Rhode Island Ethics Commission’s 6-0 vote Tuesday comes in response to … more
Big changes are in the works at Johnston’s War Memorial Park. Several sections of the park are currently off-limits for visitors, as the pace of playground and splash pad construction … more
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