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The telegram arrived on Jan. 8, 1951. U.S. Army First Lt. Anthony R. Mazzulla went Missing In Action more than a month earlier, on Dec. 2, 1950. His mother had already lost one son. Losing a … more
Ocean State taxpayers will pay Johnston $1.5 million to help cover a small portion of the tax burden Amazon won’t be paying. Following the Johnston Town Council’s unanimous approval of … more
John Ricci unveiled his 1934 Cadillac slowly. He peeled off sheets and blankets like small strips of wrapping paper. The bright red hood and its chrome accents flashed in the afternoon sun streaming through the garage door windows. " more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A new chapter in the storied history of the Park Theatre is in the works. Ed Brady and Jeff Quinlan, whose Dig In Dining restaurant group includes the Thirsty Beaver and other establishments in the area, are eying the local landmark more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Ward 4, which includes much of Western Cranston, has a new representative on the City Council. On an 8-0 vote during a special session ahead of the council's regular monthly meeting Monday, Richard Campopiano was appointed to fill the more
Matthew Newell was playing on the St. Rocco School playground on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. The carefree 9-year-old heard a teacher calling his name. The fourth-grader, wearing his … more
Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee, along with Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos made the trip to Johnston High School to provide the state with its weekly COVID-19 update on Wednesday afternoon. In collaboration … more
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
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