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The head waiter was young but efficient. Brayden Blackmar, 6 and ½ years old, filled out his first job application with clear, bold letters. Under “positive qualities about … more
As heat indexes rise to near triple digits, Johnston residents have been breaking a sweat trying to stay cool. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory from noon Wednesday to 7 p.m. Friday … more
The isolation of Covid and initial necessity of remote learning hit four years ago, but the young men and women who would become Johnston High School’s Class of 2024 did not let the pandemic … more
There was a rather unique pre-Mother’s Day Party last month at Little Angel’s Academy located at 415 Central Ave. in Johnston. The preschoolers were all very eager to express their … more
Jacob Spence knows Johnston’s War Memorial Park like the back of his hand. Now, the Johnston Eagle Scout hopes to make the park more familiar to visitors, town natives, and tourists alike. … 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
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
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
Johnston’s Police Department received $485,000 in federal funding last Monday that will be used for emergency services equipment. This funding comes from one of U.S. Rep. Seth Magaziner’s … more
Earth Day this year is scheduled for Monday, April 22, 2024. The annual celebration, which first began in 1970 on April 22, has been going strong year to year, with people all over the globe doing … more
Sun-gazers gathered at the Marion J. Mohr Public Library and Johnston Senior Center Monday afternoon to cover their eyes with cardboard and stare at a slowly shrinking orange sphere. Backyard … more
Have you seen the Johnston Fire Department’s newest investment? A new Ladder 1 started responding to calls in town last month. more
Johnston voters may decide on a $40 million flood bond to fund stormwater management and sewer upgrades in the wake of four major flood events over the past year. On Feb. 12, Johnston Town … more
Anthony Meleo drove through the Johnston High Parking lot and parked outside a simple white trailer parked near Atwood Avenue. Jessica Gormley, Practice Manager for Tri-County Community Action … more
By ROB DUGUAY Typically, when it comes to making anything, the more time it takes the better the result. It's usually noticeable when something is hastily created versus being done deliberately. For the Providence pop rock trio The Dust Ruffles, this is more
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) is accepting applications for artists for 2022 exhibitions at the Block Island Airport Gallery and GREEN SPACE Gallery at Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport. The galleries are a partnership more
After being postponed a year, local historian Ann Eckert Brown has finally opened her exhibit at the Warwick Public Library, sharing the history and techniques of wall stenciling as a form of … more
Launching with an in-gallery and virtual exhibit on July 16, the Wickford Art Association (WAA) will present its first Celebrity Art Show & Auction featuring a variety of artworks by influencers across Rhode Island media, business, politics, and the more
By ROB DUGUAY June is Pride Month in the United States, which promotes equality for and increased visibility of the LGBTQ+ community. If you've seen a lot of rainbow colored flags on cars, houses and windows this month, this is the reason why. It's also more
The Kingston Chamber Music Festival will celebrate its 33rd annual season with a series of five in-person concerts at the University of Rhode Island's Fine Arts Center from July 24 to Aug. 1. Tickets will be available in June at kingstonchambermusic.org more
Editor's note: The date of this event has changed to Thursday, May 13. The East Greenwich Art Club was formed in 1959 by local artists who came together to support each other while developing their art. It is a vibrant organization today, promoting the more
By JOHN HOWELL They can't weigh more than 5 ounces, and some look like they have come off the set of a science fiction movie. Others could be the cars of the future, yet still others are not much more than a block of brightly colored wood with stickers more
The Wilbury Theatre Group proudly announces a limited run of "Krapp's Last Tape," Samuel Beckett's lauded one-act play about the effects of time and loneliness, and the longing for past glories. Performances run for limited audiences in the Main Hall at more
WaterFire highlights sculptor's work WaterFire Providence presents "Down to Earth: Robert Rohm Sculpture, 1963-2013," an exhibition spanning 50 years of work by sculptor Robert Rohm. This exhibition at the WaterFire Arts Center will run through Sunday, more
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