Sun Rise photos by Pete Fontaine
WARM WELCOME: Among those people who helped officially open and welcome Pick-n-Pull to Johnston last Wednesday morning wee, from left, company President Tom Klauer, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, Mayor Joseph Polisena, Schnitzer Steel CEO Tamara Lundgren and U .S. Reps. James Langevin and David Cicilline.
Sun Rise photos by Jessica Selby
‘PRIVATE TUSCANY’: Giacomo “Jim” Verde, who planted the first seed for his vineyard 12 years ago when he retired as a biology teacher from the Community College of Rhode Island, calls Verde Vineyards his “private Tuscany.”
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There was a rather unusual and unique yard sale Saturday in Johnston. When they weren’t greeting and helping shoppers, adults sat in sand chairs soaking up the morning’s sparkling sun. … more
“This was the best bake sale to date,” Lori Boffi said inside her Cardsmart store at 1507 Atwood Ave. in Johnston sometime around 6 o’clock Saturday. “We sold out.” Boffi, who has become … more
By JOHN HOWELL If its owners are able to meet their ambitious timetable, Rhode Island Mall will have a new life. The state’s first outlet mall could be open in time for the 2015 Christmas … more
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JHS complex completion targeted for Sept. 15
Johnston High School’s new athletic complex will still take center stage this fall, just not quite as soon as originally hoped. Sept. 1 was the expected date of completion for most of this summer, … Read More
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