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Johnston, Rhode Island is located in Providence County. Zip codes in Johnston, RI include 02919. The median home price in Johnston is $179,000 which is roughly $133/per square foot. More Johnston information.

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Tuesday Apr 15 | Sentinel & Enterprise

Ashburnham selectmen vote to raze old Veteran Memorial School

The old Veteran Memorial School building will be demolished after all, following a vote at Monday's meeting of the Board of Selectmen to award a bid to a demolition company.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Rhode Islanders Pay Tribute to Nuala Pell

Nuala Pell is being remembered as the first lady of a generation in Rhode Island politics, helping shape her husband Claiborne's 36 years in the U.S. Senate.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Patch.com

Council to Vote on Trash Contract that Would Bring 64-Gallon Carts

After weeks of soliciting input and mulling options, the Newport City Council appears poised to approve a new, $1.7 million per-year contract with Waste Management for trash and recycling services that will deliver new 64-gallon bins to residents and usher in automated waste collection.

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Turnto10.com

North Providence man pleads guilty to workers' compensation fraud

A North Providence man plead no contest a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses Wednesday.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

State lawmaker's husband pleads guilty in fraud

The husband of a Rhode Island state lawmaker has pleaded guilty to federal charges of credit card and social security fraud.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Go Local

Russell Moore: Mattiello was Correct Choice

Trust me; the new boss is not the same as the old boss. At least that's the case here in Little Rhody where Nicholas Mattiello completed his meteoric rise in Rhode Island politics where he went from winning a breathtakingly close election in 2006 to becoming House Speaker in 2014.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Patch.com

Should RI Ban Plastic Bags at Grocery Stores?

State lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban plastic bags at grocery stores and retail shops.

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Patch.com

Don't Miss the Holy Cross Church Easter Bake Sale

'LA FESTA DI PASQUA' BAKE SALE - Palm Sunday Weekend LET THE WOMEN OF OUR PARISH DO YOUR EASTER BAKING The women of the Holy Cross Church Guild are hosting their annual Palm Sunday Bake Sale in the Church Hall on Palm Sunday weekend.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Go Local

MUSIC: An Interview with Mike Love of the Beach Boys

In less than 10 days, The Beach Boys arrive at the Park Theatre in Cranston and original member Mike Love can't wait to spread the good vibes.

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The Phoenix

The seat of power

On Friday, March 21, agents from the FBI, IRS, and Rhode Island State Police entered both House Speaker Gordon Fox's office at the State House and his home on Providence's East Side.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Patch.com

Newporters! It's Time to Sign Up for One of Many Earth Day Litter Cleanups

Sick of seeing litter and debris clogging city streets, parks and the shore? Now that the snow is gone and March winds kicked everything around, garbage is everywhere.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Go Local

Michael Riley: Taveras and Polisena No-Shows at Pension Commission

Some readers would say that I am singularly focused on the issue of municipal finance and the financial condition of our cities and towns.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Glendale News-Press

Roller rink puts late skate enthusiast's gear on display

Moonlight Rollerway is memorializing a longtime patron who had a big pair of roller skates and an even bigger passion for the sport.

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Patch.com

Gallison to Head House Finance Committee

House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello has appointed Rep. Raymond E. Gallison Jr. chairman of the House Finance Committee.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Warwickonline.com

Evening Dedicated To Our Veterans' set for second year

DEDICATED TO OUR VETERANS: For the second year, a May 17 event will raise money to provide additional assistance to veterans served at the Providence VA Medical Center.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Patch.com

Brothers Team Up to Break Boards for Hemophilia Awareness

Not all three of the Pezzillo brothers have hemophilia, but they stand united in raising awareness about the chronic condition that can cost hundreds of thousands per year per patient to treat and manage.

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Greenwich Citizen

Lawmaker confident in bid for Rhode Island speaker

Rhode Island Democratic House Majority Leader Nicholas Mattiello, right, speaks to the media Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Providence, R.I. Mattiello is seeking the speaker of the House position after Gordon Fox Fox relinquished it Saturday following twin raids Friday at his Statehouse office and home, as part of a criminal investigation.

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The Smithfield Herald

County to walk for its health

The Public Health Department will hold its fourth annual Walk for Health Saturday, April 5, on the Buffalo Creek Greenway in Smithfield.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

WOI-TV West Des Moines

Rhode Island House to hold caucus on next speaker

FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2013 file photo, Rhode Island Speaker of the House Gordon Fox places papers on the rostrum moments before calling the House into session at the Statehouse, in Providence, R.I. .

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