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When it comes to hosting that perfect party, few folks, if any, would argue that anyone does it better than the Bev Williams led Aime J. Forand Tenants Association. At least that was the consensus … more
For the second year in a row, the officers of the Johnston Police Department participated in No Shave November. No-Shave November is a month-long journey during which participants forgo shaving and … more
By PETE FONTAINE A record! That’s what the Johnston Police Explorers set last Thursday evening during what may have been the largest and fastest Christmas Gift Wrapping Party in Post 405’s … more
This year, the civilian members of the Johnston Police Department donated the proceeds of their dressdown Fridays fund to Little Rhody Rescue Rhode Island, a non-profit dog rescue and quarantine … more
It was the week before Christmas, and all through the town, children were stirring from the sounds all around. With the hissing of steam and the squeal of steel, the Polar Express recently made … more
POSSESSION On December 11 around 5 p.m., Officer Kevin Brady was traveling east on Traver Avenue when he observed a car in front of him that failed to make a complete stop at a stop sign. A traffic stop was then initiated in the area of 2 Greenville more
Whenever and wherever there’s a need for help, chances are you’ll find people like Rev. Peter J. Gower and Joseph Spremulli, especially when it comes to helping families in need of food at this … more
Six year old Autumn Jencks, a kindergartener at the Early Childhood Center, recently took a special train ride to visit Santa at the North Pole thanks to her amazing artistic abilities. Several … more
Back on Dec. 7, Smashburger opened at 1412 Atwood Avenue in Johnston amid a ribbon cutting that featured speeches and well wishes from corporate officials at Mohegan Holding Company and local … more
While there was an overflow crowed at last Thursday’s annual Johnston Municipal Court House Christmas Party, Administrator Richard J. DelFino Jr. welcomed two officials – Jeannie Vachon (seated … more
POSSESSION On December 11 around 5 p.m., Officer Kevin Brady was traveling east on Traver Avenue when he observed a car in front of him that failed to make a complete stop at a stop sign. A … more
Congrats to newly installed DAV officers... more
Last season was another very successful campaign for the Community College of Rhode Island men’s basketball team. Rick Harris’ team finished the season at 20-9 and produced a 10-game winning … more
The high-energy Johnston High School Student Council this week announced two events, one of which will carry on an ageless tradition on Cherry Hill and another that could produce some valuable … more
For the past 46 years, members of Rhode Island Hadassah (The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc.) have been wrapping and helping frazzled shoppers (usually men) make the holidays a little … more
Leo Grande of Johnston, a member of the class of 2019 majoring in computer science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), was a member of a student team that recently completed an intense, … more
Sometime around 11:15 last Thursday morning, Brian Burrell stepped to the microphone and declared: “I love Atwood Avenue!” Burrell, who is the District Manager for Smashburger Restaurants, … more
Highlights of the decisions made and items discussed at the Johnston Town Council Meeting on Monday, December 12. AWARDS AND RECOGNITION Council President Anthony Verardo congratulated Jean … more
Johnston’s Deputy Police Chief Joseph P. Razza recently added another arsenal to his already impressive resume. Razza, JPD Chief Richard S. Tamburini announced, received the prestigious John D. … more
“We feel very fortunate at Hasbro Children’s Hospital to have the support of the incredible folks who make up the Johnston Memorial Cancer Events,” Michele Branigan, the Senior Major Gifts … more
The Johnston Community Center Association’s super streak has ended. For the first time in a decade, the JCCA was forced to cancel Saturday’s 10th Annual Holiday Festival because of a … more
If you were sitting inside Johnston High School’s auditorium last Thursday evening listening to special holiday sounds and closed your eyes, it’s a good chance you imagined that you were inside … more
Editor’s note: Due to a recording error, some students’ names were inadvertently omitted from the Honor Roll published in the Sun Rise on November 30. As a courtesy to all of the students for … more
If movie producers were in Johnston last Friday night for the Winsor Hill Holiday Bonanza, they’d probably come up with some sort of title like “A Christmas Classic!” After all, Santa Claus … more
Eric Palmieri of D. Palmieri’s Bakery on Killingly Street is making pizzas that look too good to eat. About five years ago, Eric made a basic American Flag pizza for the Fourth of July, with … more
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