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The Ocean State’s garbage cans empty into Johnston. But how long will Johnston remain Rhode Island’s dump? Estimates for the landfill’s lifespan are shifting. The Rhode Island … more
Former Massachusetts congressman and U.S. Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill coined the famous phrase: “All politics is local.” In Rhode Island, local politics tend to be … more
By JOHN HOWELL The excitement was high and the dogs barking made it all the more palpable. Karin Muller pulled open the door and in an instant the larger of the two – a German shepherd … more
It’s 9:30 on a Thursday morning and Rodent Control Coordinator David Laquale is busy baiting rat traps at Cranston residences. He’s scoping different yards for the rodents’ burrows … more
As the sun set over Richard D. Santamaria Field on July 27, roars of cheering filled the air while the Cranston Challengers faced off against the Continental American Challengers of Warwick in their … more
Out of all the calls the Cranston Police Department receives, speeding is at the top of the list. Over the past three years, Cranston Police have written 7,376 speeding tickets and arrested 56 … more
There was some interesting and important conversation last Thursday morning inside the Tri-County Community Action Agency located at 1128 Hartford Ave. in Johnston. Discussion centered around … more
Christopher B. Maselli says he wants a second chance. The Rhode Island judiciary granted his wish. Now, he’s asking Johnston’s voters to do the same. The real estate attorney and … more
Movies in the Park that had been planned for this Thursday at Rocky Point Park has been moved to Aug. 4 due to the uncertainty of the weather. The movie is Luca and the event is free to the … more
  By EMMA BARTLETT When Yemi Sekoni boarded the bus for a nine hour drive to Washington D.C. last week, she knew that the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit event she’d be … more
It’s never too early to prepare for storms, according to Cranston’s police and fire departments. Making sure homes have canned food, flashlights and bottled water on hand are some of the … more
A Glimmer of Hope Foundation brings the near impossible to light. The organization makes children stricken with cancer and other extreme illnesses smile by providing them with bald dolls that look … more
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