News

Hurd offers free PawSox clinic for Johnston Little Leaguers

Johnston Little League players will be able to participate in a free instructional baseball clinic with Pawtucket Red Sox players and coaches on Saturday, July 8, at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Participation is free courtesy of Chris Hurd and Hurd
SPORTS

Panthers muscle past Huskies for mercy-rule win

For the Sun Rise The Johnston Lady Panthers crushed the Mt. Hope Huskies, 10-0, on Tuesday afternoon. It took just five innings for the Panthers to end the game by way of the 10-run rule. Johnston junior Madison Plouffe and freshman
POLICE LOG

Police Log

The Police Log is a digest of reports provided by the Johnston and Rhode Island State Police Departments. SHOPLIFTING On April 27 around 2:45 p.m., Patrolman Michael Andreozzi responded to the Atwood Avenue Walgreens in reference to a larceny. At the
OPINION

Will failures of past haunt taxpayers?

To the Editor, This is what you will not be told by Johnston elected officials about the story that was aired on Channel 10 regarding pensions being paid to recent Johnston firefighter retirees. Imagine being about 50 years old and collecting in some
LIFESTYLES

Farmers markets offer opportunity to buy, learn of local foods from those who grow them

Many people may be unaware of some of Rhode Island's most significant people: its farmers. The state has over 1,200 farms on more than 65,000 acres of farmland, which includes crops, pastures, …
EDITORIAL

A memorial brought together by 'family'

It's taken more than 14 years to complete a lasting memorial to the 100 who lost their lives in The Station nightclub fire on Feb. 20, 2003 in the worst tragedy in Rhode Island history and the fourth deadliest fire in the country. Some would say that's