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Dear Fellow Johnston Residents and Neighbors, On Tuesday, April 2, 2024, the Johnston Planning Board will consider extending the timeline on their decision from March 3, 2022, relative to … more
Sad news to report. Our longtime freelancer Pete Fontaine died Wednesday afternoon. For decades, you've been reading his upbeat stories highlighting community giving. His bylines have regularly … more
Rhode Islanders impacted by the floods in December and January will now be eligible for federal relief funding due to a disaster declaration signed by President Joe Biden last week. Following … more
A small bridge in Cranston will be undergoing immediate repairs following the discovery of structural deficiencies during the city’s bridge and culvert inspection. … more
With the coming of spring, Knightsville’s beautification is underway once again. Branching out from Itri Park, phase two of the neighborhood’s revitalization project will stretch into the … more
UPDATED: Warwick Police have identified the victim in Thursday's tragic shooting. more
Have you driven on Hartford Avenue recently? If so, your license plate was likely one of 162,180 vehicles detected in the last 30 days by one of three Flock Safety cameras monitoring traffic in … more
Why is Mayor Kenneth Hopkins running for reelection? Simple. “Unfinished business.” He has a list of works-in-progress all throughout the city he’s determined to see through. … more
Representative Seth Magaziner was in Cranston March 14 to celebrate $344,000 in federal funding for the Cranston Police Department, specifically support vehicles for the departments’ K-9 units. … more
The Nelson-Mack-Narragansett Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4651, one of three VFW posts in Cranston, was on the verge of closing until Garry Crum became the commander. Crum, a 45-year-old … more
Amazon’s looking to re-negotiate their tax deal with Johnston. The estimated opening date of Johnston’s Amazon has been bumped back several times. While the company says … more
The House of Hope CDC is building the state’s first village of hope for the homeless. Laura Jaworski, executive director of the Warwick-based non profit, advanced the concept of box-like … more
The banquet room of Lang’s Bowlarama on Niantic Avenue was packed Sunday afternoon in support of Democrat City councilman Robert Ferri and his  bid for mayor of Cranston, or maybe to score … more
Cranston won’t be getting a new community center after all. In a 5-2 vote on March 4, a resolution authorizing the acquisition of $7.2 million from the U.S. treasury office through the … more
The “non-renewal” list included the names of 40 Johnston educators. “Special Educator, Ferri Middle School … Guidance Counselor at Barnes School … Math Teacher, … more
Students from 15 Ocean State high schools struck gold, silver and bronze in the 41 st  annual Rhode Island Academic Decathlon held Sunday at Bryant University. “We ran out of … more
The Park Theater was briefly ticketed as open for public auction this week, but the auction didn’t stick.  Irving Schechtman & Co., Inc., a West Warwick based auctioneer firm, … more
With no primary fight on the horizon for the Democratic nominee for mayor of Cranston, councilman Robert Ferri can rest relatively easy compared to his two prospective Republican competitors. He had … more
Johnston’s primary seat in the state Senate will stay empty until after the November election. Sen. Frank Lombardo III, a Democrat representing District 25 (Johnston) since 2010, died … more
Cranston high school students are not likely to know the name Frank Lenox, but rest assured teachers at East and West  have been in contact with him since the beginning of the academic year. … more
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