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With temperatures dipping into the single digits, National Grid customers are using about 60 percent more natural gas than they would if the thermometer was reading in the 30s. Based on the … more
The Middletown Islanders started the contest with a 16-0 run and never looked back as they beat the Johnston Panthers, 61-50, in Division II boys’ basketball action at Johnston High School on … more
By PETE FONTAINE To say that the annual Ricky Salzillo Memorial Game Dinner is an extraordinary event may, in fact, be understating what proceeds have done for people since its inception some 40 … more
By PETE FONTAINE When Anthony Ursillo heard that Emily Luther was coming home to Rhode Island after her extraordinary run on NBC’s Emmy award-winning television show The Voice and was going to … more
Like most people, Greg Russo was ecstatic that Special Olympics Rhode Island postponed, not cancelled, its 42nd Annual Penguin Plunge. “I really thought it would be too risky for our … more
SHOPLIFTING After a three-month investigation, Johnston Police have arrested Michael A. Slonski, 47 years of age with a last known address of 52 Miller Avenue, Apt. #2 in Providence. According … more
With a major winter storm bearing down on the region, Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, is encouraging … more
It’s that time of year again when students at Johnston High School are in the process of preparing for the 2018 Rhode Island Special Olympics Penguin Plunge. Students are welcome to join the … more
Perhaps like never before, at least in recent memory, have there been such awesome acts of caring and sharing as there was last Wednesday morning on Cherry Hill. What some people called “great … more
By PETE FONTAINE It’s called “Freezin’ for a Reason” and is a fund-raising event unlike any other in Rhode Island. It’s called “One of the coolest New Year’s Day events” that … more
Scituate/Woonsocket Co-op’s Garrett Rebholz scored an unassisted goal with just 28 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game at 2 and force overtime and, after a scoreless extra period, … more
Last week thousands of middle and high school students and educators from around the state gathered together at the URI Ryan Center for the second annual CS4RI Computer Science Summit. On the … more
The Honorable Linda E. McMahon, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, will be the keynote speaker at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on February 8, 2018 … more
Beginning Reader Book Club The Mohr Library will hold a series of Beginner Reading Book Club beginning Jan. 8, which will be also held on Jan. 22, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, and Feb. 12 with all sessions … more
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
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