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A Johnston man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for physically abusing his four-month-old son in 2017. On April 13, Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini sentenced Jean Diaz De La … more
The Johnston girls softball team has jumped out to a 2-1 start this spring season with hopes of returning to the Division II playoffs. The Panthers got a 1-0 shutout win over Middletown in the season … more
In August 2021, a woman was dragged from her car and beaten by a gang of around 10 dirt bike and ATV riders after she honked her horn at a Providence intersection. Her young child and dog were inside … more
The Rhode Island State Police (RISP) announced the arrest of three suspects and the discovery of a dead body following a task force raid in North Providence. more
Johnston born and bred, the high school’s new principal hugged his entire family following Tuesday night’s unanimous School Committee vote. Matt Velino’s rise to one of … more
Legislation has passed the Rhode Island State Senate aimed at helping developers build solar fields without clearing carbon-eating trees. On Tuesday, the Senate unanimously passed what a press … more
The Johnston baseball team earned a big win to start its 2023 spring campaign, beating divisional foe Westerly in a 3-2, extra inning affair on Tuesday night at Johnston Memorial Park. The Panthers … more
Corsinetti is one of the most recognizable basketball names in Rhode Island, and this past winter, it grew even more.Rhode Island College senior Antonia Corsinetti was a key piece to the Anchorwomen … more
Rhode Island Energy’s “advanced metering” proposal will cost the Ocean State nearly $200 million and require the manual replacement of approximately 525,000 electric … more
While empty Amazon warehouses litter the nation, the online mega retailer insists their Johnston distribution center will open as planned. And the company plans to hire “more than 1,500” local job-seekers. more
Johnston’s local newspaper has been trying to land a tour of the Amazon construction site for more than a year. The Sun Rise received its first official rejection from Amazon on Jan. 18, … more
Johnston has hired a Pennsylvania auditing firm to examine school finances. “The mayor is seeking an independent, out-of-state auditing firm called PFM Group,” according to Johnston … more
Johnston’s lane time has expired. The town’s lone bowling alley will soon close. Although an exact date has not been released, Town Hall Lanes will cease operation in several … more
Johnston junior infielder Arianna Velasquez took a big step forward in her softball career, recently committing verbally to Division II University of Bridgeport. Velasquez, who also plays travel … more
Have you swiped your bank card at this automatic teller machine (ATM)? Hours after Johnston Police discovered a “skimming device” attached to a Killingly Street ATM, they were looking … more
“I love this town … I live and work here and care about what happens to it!” Those were the words of attorney Joseph R. Ballirano last Thursday night after being unanimously … more
Local fitness celebrity and social media content creator Margaret Cresta has been named the ring announcer for the upcoming CES Boxing event that is taking place on March 25 at the Park Theatre in … more
The Johnston boys basketball team dropped a 64-63 heartbreaker to Smithfield in the Sweet 16 round of the open state tournament last week to see its season come to a close.Johnston held a five-point … more
Soaring building costs and interest rates have thrown school planners a curve ball.  According to updated projections,  four school projects estimated at $215 million last spring could now … more
Ronald Pelletier sniffed the corned beef flavored air. He was thirsty. A woman leaned over his left shoulder and asked, “You gonna have beer or wine today?” “I’m gonna … more
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