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The Johnston girls’ basketball team improved to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in Division II play with a 62-24 thumping of Woonsocket last Wednesday evening. The Panthers’ defensive effort was superb … more
Glitz, glamour and glitter! That would be a rather appropriate title for Johnston High School’s annual Holiday Ball that was held last Thursday evening inside the Grand Ballroom at the Crowne … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- At the Rhode Island Parrot Rescue in Warwick, even if you may have difficulty hearing the volunteers over the clamorous call of a macaw, there is no doubt they are all about the birds. more
Continuing a yearly Christmas tradition, teachers, guidance counselors and administrators came together again this year to provide gift cards and more to Johnston families in need. Each department in … more
The Johnston Lady Panthers beat the Wheeler Warriors, 69-49, in the season opener at Johnston High School on Tuesday evening. The Panthers went undefeated last year while winning the Division II … more
BLADE RUNNER 2049 * * * (Good but long and confusing sequel) Yes, Blade Runner was one of the best sci-fi movies ever made. It was groundbreaking, innovative and exciting. It took 35 years to make the sequel, which means that a large percentage of more
Following a championship-winning season, several members of the Johnston girls’ soccer team were recently honored with postseason accolades. Gabriella Scarcella and Bianca Robbins were named Third … more
To the Editor: Upon accepting the position of Police Chief in the town of North Providence, I pledged to become part of the fabric of the town, take an active role in our community and endeavored to connect with residents. Shortly after being sworn in, more
There’s a special elf at Ferri Middle School who has gone out of her way to ensure that 30 local families who may have gone without this Christmas will now have a holiday to remember. Thanks to … more
If you talk to people closely connected with the Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library, they’ll quickly point out that The Friends of Mohr is without question a valuable arm for Johnston’s only public … more
Thanks to the efforts of students, faculty, staff, and Johnston Firefighters, families of the Winsor Hill Elementary School community will have a Christmas to remember. For 20 years, Dina Needham … more
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
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