Johnston Sun Rise
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We will hear our fair share of partisan politics this campaign season but I hope we can all come together to support Question 2 on the November ballot. If voters … more
By PETE FONTAINE Although it was pouring rain outside, there was a special ray of sunshine inside Ruth Furia's home in Coventry Sunday afternoon. Sisters Lilly and Olivia Furia - with help from their grandmother, Ruth - presented a $10,000 donation to more
FirstWorks, a Rhode Island non-profit dedicated to connecting art with audiences, brings the steampunk spectacle of Cirque Mechanics' Pedal Punk" to Rhode Island to launch their 2016/2017 Artistic Icons Series. Cirque Mechanics' "Pedal Punk" whirls" more
* * * * (Modern western) There's nothing like a good old western. And a great new western is even better. Ben Foster and Chris Pine star as two brothers who plan bank robberies in small … more
Whether it's shoveling snow for the elderly, patrolling parking lots and directing traffic at civic events, or performing physical fitness activities, members of Johnson Police Department Explorer Post 405 always shine as bright as the more
Dem's Diner reopens Two years ago, Mayor Joseph Polisena and Johnston Democratic Town Committee Chairman Richard DelFino Jr. needed a private place to talk strategy for an upcoming election. So the two picked up a couple of sandwiches and soft drinks and more
“It time for a new season,” Tony Zompa, the Johnston Senior Center’s executive director, noted last Friday morning. “We’re looking forward to Halloween, Thanksgiving, and other events, but … more
Angelo Liberti, chief of water protection for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, had more questions than answers yesterday as the department announced the closure of Narragansett Bay, Mt. Hope Bay, the Kickemuit and more
By PETE FONTAINE If you like big bargains and have some spare cash, the Johnston Historical Society has a shopping opportunity for you. The society will have an old-fashioned yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the one-time Log Gift & Curtain Shoppe more
1. Joely Anne Centracchio Johnston High School class of 2016 valedictorian is Joely Anne Centracchio plans to attend Boston College, where she will major in psychology. Centracchio's list of accomplishments reads more like a private-sector professional's more
Johnston-based Briarcliffe Manor is in a very select group of highly-skilled nursing homes nationally. “We just received word that the federal government has released updated nursing home … more
The “Freshmen and Sophomore Suds Challenge” was held Saturday in the 7-Eleven convenience store parking lot off Hartford Avenue in Johnston. For much of the sun-covered day, members of … more
The Johnston Housing Authority recently hosted what Director David aRusso called an important event for a valuable organization that’s based at the Claiborne Pell Manor at 1609 Plainfield … more
By SUN RISE STAFF Suspect sought in cigarette theft Police are seeking to identify a suspect in the theft of cigarettes from a local store. The suspect - described by police as a male in his late 40s or early 50s, and as being rough looking" with" more
By TIM FORSBERG Johnston's energy future recently became brighter and cleaner thanks to an arrangement that will give the town solar energy credits to reduce its electricity bill. The Town Council on Sept. 26 authorized Mayor Joseph Polisena to enter more
By PETE FONTAINE Whether or not you're a native Johnstonian, you'll be hard-pressed not to get caught up in the excitement of a time-honored treasure known as homecoming. Excitement is running rampant from Frog City to Cherry Hill and beyond as Johnston more
Charlene Hohlmaier buried the lone goal off a corner kick in the 8th minute to lead the Ferri girls' soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Winman on Tuesday afternoon, giving the Jaguars their second victory of the season. more
Not all who wander are lost, but some keep walking until they are found. Linda Lachance Wagner called Warwick home, as she had no home of her own. Known to many in the community by face if not by … more
Newly established author Tom Kiernan has always been a “kid at heart.” Embracing his youthful mentality, Kiernan made the life-changing decision to leave the corporate world last year to try his … more
To the Editor: The month of October brings many traditions to Rhode Island: hay rides, pumpkin carving and apple picking, among others. It also marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, honoring the 1 in 8 women who will develop the illness in their more
Well the first presidential debate of the 2016 campaign season has come and gone, and most voters have been rendered nonplussed by the experience. The hope of supporters and undecided voters was that a positive picture of the candidates' policies, more
By PETE FONTAINE By wide margins, the Johnston Democratic Town Committee's endorsed slate of candidates swept three local races in Tuesday's primary. Town Council President Robert Russo, who represents District 4, bested challenger Kevin Millonzi by a more
Narrations by Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian and the world premier of local composer Peter Dutilly's Jubilee" will be featured in the opening concerts of the Warwick Symphony Orchestra's 50th anniversary season this month. The dramatized story of the" more
Johnston’s disabled veterans could soon find themselves exempt from property taxes if a local veterans group’s efforts on their behalf are successful. During Monday night’s Town Council … more
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