Police: Dozens of victims over multiple decades in bizarre harassment case

A Providence man who police allege has engaged in bizarre harassment of dozens of people over more than four decades is facing multiple charges, and more could be forthcoming. Dennis Ciaramello, 61, of 68 Silver Lake Ave., was

Resilient Panthers edge Clippers in ninth inning

The Johnston baseball team has been playing with fire this past week, but it hasn’t gotten burned yet. First, the Panthers came back from seven runs down in the final inning to defeat East …
Movie Reviews


* * * ½ (Tense drama) If you like tense dramas along the lines of Dog Day Afternoon and Network, you’ll enjoy Money Monster. George Clooney plays Lee Gates, host of the TV show “Money …

St. Paul church to host second ‘Alpha Talks’ series

St. Paul Church of Edgewood will host a second session of “Alpha Talks,” the international dining and discussion series that focuses on different aspects of Christian faith. The weekly sessions …

Roger Williams Park Zoo announces seasonal activities

Roger Williams Park Zoo is kicking off the summer season on Memorial Day weekend with the return of fun, family-friendly events. Starting May 28, the giraffe feedings will open for the season, while the schedule for behind-the-scenes Harbor Seal

It's time for ethics reform

When I became Speaker of the House of Representatives two years ago, I wanted to send a clear message that reform was critical to moving our state forward. We moved swiftly to tackle one of the most important good


As the parents of an extremely active three-year-old daughter, Lexi, my wife Christine and I can get pretty tired trying to keep up with her. With our baby boy due this August, Christine’s not …

Citizens project gets first approvals

Citizens Bank’s plans for a new corporate campus in Johnston received initial approval from the Planning Board on Tuesday, with amendments to the town’s zoning ordinance and comprehensive plan …