News

Council Roundup

Highlights of the decisions made, and items discussed, at the Johnston Town Council Meeting on Monday, April 10. Status on Public Hearings An ordinance amending Section 340-33 of the Town of Johnston code of ordinances entitled Parking or Storage of"
SPORTS

Townies erase early deficit, defeat Panthers

The Johnston Panthers were taken out by the East Providence Townies, 7-3, at Pierce Memorial Stadium on Monday. East Providence freshman Cole Poissant had two hits and three RBIs. Johnston led 3-0 …
POLICE LOG

Police Log

The Police Log is a digest of reports provided by the Johnston and Rhode Island State Police Departments. PURSUIT On April 18 at 2:29 p.m., Johnston Police attempted to conduct a motor vehicle …
MOVIE REVIEWS

Two winners at the Avon

Movie lovers will find two excellent French films at the Avon this week. For those who are hard of hearing, which includes Don, you'll have no trouble with either, as the first has no dialogue and the second has English subtitles. THE RED TURTLE * * *
OPINION

Still no hard copy of audit

To the Editor: The 2017 fourth quarter taxes are due and payable but still no “hard copy” of the 2016 audit for the town available to taxpayers. What is this administration afraid of, the …
LIFESTYLES

Latest generation of auto mechanics don’t spend most of their time under the hood

Don’t be surprised if your car mechanic doesn’t look under the hood…at least not right away. David Tibbetts should know. He’s the instructor of the auto mechanics program at the Warwick …
EDITORIAL

Pinhole in a pitch-black tunnel

The case of Aaron Andrade could be a turning point in Rhode Island, but we are years away from knowing. Last week, the 25-year-old pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Kristen Coutu. Andrade was given a 40-year sentence,