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Panthers roll past Pilgrim to remain unbeaten in DII

By RYAN D. MURRAY The undefeated Johnston Panthers went into Pilgrim High School and pounded the Patriots 80-54 on Saturday afternoon during a Boys Division II Basketball battle. Anthony …
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Connections or experience?

The City of Cranston’s five-member Probate Judge Advisory Commission (PJAC) interviewed three candidates and voted 4-1 to recommend reappointing George M. Cappello. The City Council, …
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Food insecurity: A statewide issue

The line was long this recent Tuesday at Westbay Community Action’s Marketplace food pantry as people of diverse ages and backgrounds filled shopping carts with fresh eggs, dairy products, …
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CPD’s Traffic Unit investigates fatal crash on Dyer Avenue

Following a fatal crash on Dyer Avenue around 9 p.m. on Feb. 1, Cranston’s Chief of Police Colonel Michael Winquist announced Thursday that the department’s officers continue to …
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Feb. 19 mass set in remembrance of Station Fire 20 years ago

Monday, Feb. 20 will mark the anniversary of one of the nation’s worst nightclub fires, The Station fire, that killed 100 and injured scores more. The Station Fire Memorial Foundation …
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Does former Cranston mayor have a shot at the White House?

Former Cranston Mayor Steve Laffey is running for US President. The current Colorado resident and Republican candidate spent a brief, but memorable, time in local politics and announced his bid via …
Sports
SPORTS

Cranston Card Show set to return this weekend

1976 was the year we celebrated as a country our 200th birthday and Jimmy Carter was elected president. Apple and Microsoft incorporated that year and Steve Wozniak and Steven Jobs sold their first …
SPORTS

The best of 2022

It’s the final week of the year which means one thing … taking a look back. As you can see, this week we are revealing our end of the year awards to our local teams, players and …
THE DOME

Johnston's Chief Rainone Gym resurrected

Few towns or cities in Rhode Island have human resources like Johnston, who always band together, especially when it comes providing first class sports and recreational facilities. Which is why …
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See it at the movies

WARWICK SHOWCASE   ’80 FOR BRADY * *(Four Seniors and the GOAT) There he was. On the large screen and a smaller one. The seats were filled at the first showing of …

Hip Bobsha looks to the present & future with new album

Hip Bobsha is one of those local bands that seem they’ve been around forever. Rooted in North Kingstown during the early 2000s and now based in Providence, this act has been bringing their …

WomensWork returns with witty ‘The Oldest Profession’

Welcome back WomensWork, the theatre collaborative of “mature” Rhode Island actresses who search for and produce works that provide them with opportunities to practice their …
Police Logs

Johnston Police Log, Jan. 26, 2023

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following police log information has been taken from public record police incident and arrest reports provided by the Johnston Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies.

Johnston Police Log, Jan. 19, 2023

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following police log information has been taken from public record police incident and arrest reports provided by the Johnston Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies.

Johnston Police Log, Jan. 12, 2023

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following police log information has been taken from public record police incident and arrest reports provided by the Johnston Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies.
ADOPTABLE PETS OF THE WEEK

Ricky

Attention Husky lovers, meet Ricky! He is a young, active boy who is looking for an experienced Husky owner. Ricky is super handsome and he tends to like female dogs more, he loves the ladies! His …
Editorial
Judging by recent news reports, Rhode Island has a few issues with appointing judges as most vividly illustrated by the retirement of Providence Judge Frank Caprio of Caught in Providence.  …
Letters
I am writing to announce my campaign for State Senate in District 25, here in Johnston, an office that I previously held. As a Johnston homeowner, taxpayer, and father of three children, I am fed up …