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By ROB DUGUAY Some local records have a knack for flying under the radar and then astounding the senses after being given a listen. Often this comes from an act that's still cutting its teeth, but in this particular case it's a bunch of Providence music more
Thanks to President Biden's massive $1.9 trillion stimulus package, Rhode Island will find itself in the unusual place of having an influx of money. So keep in mind this observation from RIPEC President/CEO Michael DiBiase, a former director of the state more
Last spring, when the pandemic began ripping through Rhode Island's economy, painful budget cuts to social programs seemed not just possible, but likely. Progressives warned about the long-term fallout from an "austerity budget," even as joblessness more
By ARDEN BASTIA March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a rallying point for the colon cancer community where thousands of patients, survivors, caregivers and advocates throughout the country join together to spread awareness. For Dr. Melissa Murphy, more
Dr. Luke Messac thought it was going to be like every other Tweet he sent.Messac, of Warwick, had just a few hundred followers as recently as July 16, and he took the opportunity to send out a … more
Summer baseball has always been a part of Will Geoghegan’s life, going back to his childhood when his family used to watch Cape Cod League games while vacationing in Massachusetts. They … more
On a 3-2 vote, the state Health Services Council approved the certificate of need application for a 50-bed inpatient rehabilitation facility, or IRF, in Johnston at the conclusion of a four-hour … more
The 2nd-seeded Panthers took care of their home court on Tuesday night and eliminated 7th-seeded Toll Gate from the Boys Division III Basketball playoffs, beating the Titans 59-48 at Johnston High … more
The new nonprofit group Public Safety Special Needs Coalition is looking to foster connections between children with developmental disabilities and first responders, and there’s plenty of fun … more
The American Heart Association is working to tackle a “surge in vaping” among students, and Johnston High School is just one of the institutions looking to help. Students Against … more
Persistence paid off for Ferri Middle School student Daniel Wulf. While his civics class was studying the founding fathers, the Constitution and the differences between a congressman and a … more
A local bar in Johnston is looking for the community’s help to bring joy to children this holiday season. Mr. Biggs Saloon at 1463 Atwood Ave. is holding a Toys for Tots drive through Dec. 13, … more
Johnston Police Deputy Chief Joseph Razza said in a statement Saturday that the department had recovered four chalices that were stolen from St. Rocco’s Church last week. Razza said in the … more
Lt. Gov. Dan McKee joined several state and local dignitaries and sponsors to kick off the 17th annual Operation Holiday Cheer at the Rhode Island National Guard Armory in Warwick on Tuesday … more
John Reckner may be known statewide as the creator of the annual Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo, but he has earned another affectionate moniker among his family and … more
The U.S. Department of Education’s National Blue Ribbon Schools Program announced last week that Brown Avenue Elementary School is among three institutions in Rhode Island – and the first … more
Roughly a dozen representatives from Stop & Shop, GreenPrint, the Rhode Island Tree Council and the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce gathered Wednesday morning to kick off the … more
Johnston Senior High School’s food pantry and clothing closet drive is a community effort in the truest sense of the term. Math teacher Tia Forgetta and special education teacher Erin Ferraro … more
Dining and revelry have long drawn visitors to Pawtuxet Village. That tradition continues today, with a range of restaurants part of the village’s thriving business community. On Tuesday, … more
Lt. Matthew Maurachian of the Johnston Fire Department had just finished dropping off a patient at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when his eyes caught a TV in the … more
Ever since he was writing weather journals in third grade, it’s been Johnston native Anthony Macari’s dream to secure a meteorology job in his home state. The long and winding road has taken … more
The town of Johnston received a AA rating from Standard & Poor’s earlier this month, just one week after the Public Finance Management Board’s debt affordability study rated Johnston’s … more
By JOHN HOWELL Clayton Shackleton's great-grandfather and grandfather didn't always see things eye-to-eye. Both knew how to build houses. Albert Shackleton Sr. saw the future in building single-family homes. He had the right idea at the right time. It more
The Police Log is a digest of reports provided by the Johnston Police, Rhode Island State Police and other departments. RECEIVING STOLEN GOODS Johnston Police Patrolman Matthew V. Leveillee reported that he observed a black car driving without an more
By PETE FONTAINE DJ Anderson, a 17-year-old senior honor student and athlete at Johnston High School, knows just how grueling a campaign can be. For the past seven weeks, Anderson, who also skilled in martial arts, has hosted multiple fundraisers as more
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