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Meet Linda Nadeau. Even if you are only an occasional reader of Johnston’s hometown paper, the Johnston SunRise, then you have already seen the meticulous work of this talented former graphic … more
By DON FOWLER Back in the late 1950s Theatre-By-The-Sea brought in big Hollywood names like Dorothy Lamour to bring summer stock to Rhode Island. A young Rhode Islander by the name of Tom Roberts was spending the summer with his family in South County, more
WILD ROSE * * * (Poignant tale of Scottish country singer) Jesse Buckley plays Rose-Lynn Harlan, the aspiring country singer from, of all places, a working class neighborhood in Glasgow, Scotland. Our wild Rose has a few strikes against her. She has more
CRAWL * * (Intense, but unbelievable action /disaster flick) Haley, a University of Florida swimmer (Kaya Scodelario), is worried about her divorced dad (Barry Pepper), who is in the eye of a vicious Florida hurricane, rushing to the area when he more
By DON FOWLER Cranston's own Artists' Exchange has been a leader in the arts community for many years, providing opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in enriching arts programs. This is the 14th year that the all-inclusive more
FROM STAFF REPORTS The Tops Award" is the most prestigious accolade presented by the Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society at its annual reunion of former Reds' players and is usually presented to one person. This year it will go to two deserving" more
By PETE FONTAINE If you like watching top-notch youth baseball competition, plan on being at Engineers Field inside Johnston War Memorial Park where the best four teams featuring players ages 13-14 will complete for the coveted Little League state more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up six cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA's July 15 survey of prices in Rhode Island finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.75 per gallon. Rhode Island's price is four cents lower than the more
By JACOB MARROCCO The Johnston Senior Center is hosting a slew of events throughout the last half of July, beginning with a follow-up to its successful wine and paint night in April. The next installment will take place this coming Monday, July 22, at 5 more
By PETE FONTAINE Louis McGowan, president of the Johnston Historical Society, had quite a surprise on a recent Sunday morning. All McGowan knew was that his wife, Bel McGowan, was taking him to a breakfast brunch at Parma Ristorante at 2646 Putnam Pike more
National Ice Cream Day has never been celebrated like it was Tuesday at The Bridge at Cherry Hill in Johnston. “We are always celebrating something here at The Bridge,” said Jennifer Burns, … more
By KELLY SULLIVAN The aged Mathewson cemetery on Simmonsville Avenue holds centuries of silent stories - town history, military history and other facts and figures written in the yellowed pages of old books. But what isn't as widely known are the more
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