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Johnston has a new biggest taxpayer. The Johnston Town Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to approve a Tax Stabilization Agreement with Amazon. “This agreement if approved by you … more
The apples are fat and ready for plucking. The vendors are stocked and ready for selling. Are you hungry and ready for stuffing? The annual harvest season has arrived. And with the end of … more
The legal struggle to open a for-profit rehabilitation center in Johnston continues. Encompass Health has appealed a decision by a state hearing officer that rejected a Department of Health-issued Certificate of Need (CON) for the more
Undeveloped, the section of forest where Amazon plans to build a facility in Johnston generates $60,084 in annual tax revenue for the town. After a "new, state-of-the-art Amazon Robotics Sortable Fulfillment Center" is built and opened, more
The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce and The Washington Trust Company present the    33rd annual Apple Festival on Saturday, Sept. 11 and Sunday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 … more
Johnston will host a public hearing and special meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15. The town’s residents have been eagerly awaiting details regarding “Project Schooner,” a … more
The Johnston Market Basket will open its doors to the general public for the first time at 7 a.m., Friday, Aug. 20. The store chain hired more than 400 new employees to staff the store on Hartford … more
Cranston police have identified the driver who lost his life in an early morning crash in the city last week. The driver killed in the fatal crash on Aug. 12 on Laten Knight Road has been … more
More kids in Rhode Island are getting sick. The newest COVID-19 data for children, and an emerging statewide public school mask mandate, will require Johnston to revisit last week’s … more
It was 5 o’clock Monday evening and Jeremy Bousquet had just finished climbing a ladder and began hammering nails into a corner of two pieces of long lumber when someone asked: “What are … more
Cranston Police Chief Colonel Michael Winquist has announced that the department’s Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Thursday morning on Laten Knight Road. On Aug. … more
For years, residents in states south of New England have been on a mission to squash the spotted lanternfly (SLF). For the first time, the winged pest has flown its way to Rhode Island, a single … more
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