News

Go fly a kite

There were some serious strings attached to a special presentation held for the students of Thornton Elementary School last Thursday. A professional kite flyer, Scott Weider, visited the school yard to explain some of the basics about kites and to put on
SPORTS

Johnston grapplers honored

The Rhode Island Wrestling Coaches Association recently held its annual All-State and All-Division awards banquet at Wright's Farm Restaurant. Two Johnston seniors were honored for their performance …
POLICE LOG

Police Log

The Police Log is a digest of reports provided by the Johnston Police, Rhode Island State Police and other departments. ASSAULT On May 14 at 6:15 p.m., Officer Derrick Palazzo responded to the parking lot of 351 Simmonsville Avenue in reference to a
OPINION

The light at the end of the tunnel is good for Johnston

To the Editor: As everyone in Johnston knows, Citizens Bank is in the midst of a significant investment in our town by constructing a new campus off Greenville Avenue. This project has created hundreds of construction jobs for local workers, and once
LIFESTYLES

Table for two, with seating for a lifetime of memories

Thirty-two years ago yesterday, a love note was etched into a table at the Rocky Point Amusement Park. “Jodie Maranda + Norm Tellier, May 16, 86. I love Norm,” read the message …
EDITORIAL

They died so we could disagree

What does it mean to memorialize something? Dictionaries define it as the act of remembering something and, more specifically, honoring that memory; keeping it sacred in some deeply personal part of your being. We memorialize all kinds of things as human