News

'Changing the RIC narrative'

By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Imagine you are a freshman student waking up during your second week at Rhode Island College. You rub your eyes and groggily check your phone. But instead of going to Facebook or Instagram, you hit the icon for the official RIC App.
SPORTS

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR, GIRLS’ SOCCER ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: Bianca Robbins

Johnston sophomore Bianca Robbins has been named the Sun Rise’s Female Athlete of the Year after she excelled in girls’ soccer, girls’ basketball and girls’ lacrosse this year. Robbins …
POLICE LOG

Police Log

The Police Log is a digest of reports provided by the Johnston and Rhode Island State Police Departments. FATAL ACCIDENT A Woonsocket teenager was killed and two passengers in her car were …

Police Log

BREAKING AND ENTERING Patrolman Matthew Leveillee responded to The Journey Clinic at 985 Plainfield St. on June 24 around 9:43 a.m. for a breaking and entering report in progress. Reports …
OPINION

Puts into law decades of past practice

To the Editor: Mayor Polisena, Mayor Avedisian and the other municipal leaders have been wrong in characterizing the continuing contract bill for teachers and municipal leaders as a bill that …
LIFESTYLES

Planetary Pioneer

An unprecedented visual portrayal of our spectacular, distant neighbor, Jupiter, is now available to everyone on Earth with an internet connection, thanks to a talented Warwick graphic designer (and maybe some help from NASA).
EDITORIAL

A neighborhood problem

In 2012 Sandra Coletta, then CEO and president of Kent Hospital, looked at hospital records and was alarmed to discover the number of deaths resulting from overdoses of prescription drugs. On examination the overdoses, whether resulting in death or not,