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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 $199,700 which is roughly $136/per square foot. More Johnston information.

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Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

RI considers closing DCYF satellite office

DCYF spokeswoman Joanne Lehrer tells The Woonsocket Call that no final decision has been made, but confirmed the move is being considered as part of a budgetary consolidations.


Fri Jul 25, 2014


Mother arrested for mixing meth with her baby's formula

A 27-year-old mother in Johnston, Rhode Island, has been arrested and faces child abuse charges after she allegedly mixed methadone with her six-month-old baby's formula and fed it to the child.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Police Say Serial Fake Prescription Suspect Targeted Eg CVS

A man arrested for passing fake Oxycodone prescriptions in Johnston and Warwick recently could be facing additional charges out of East Greenwich after he allegedly committed similar crimes at the CVS on Main Street.


Drop Old Recycling Bins off on Saturday

The thousands of retired green and blue recycling bins kicking around Cranston residents' garages and yards can get a new lease on life on Saturday as the city is hosting a collection drive.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

Mat Franco performs a card trick on "America's Got Talent."

He's the kid from Johnston who fell in love with magic at age 4 after seeing it on TV.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Second fire at Johnston waste disposal plant in less than a month

Shortly before 10 a.m. on Sunday a mechanical lift at Patriot Disposal on Shun Pike caught fire.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

WHJJ-AM Providence

Firefighter Loses Hand to Flesh-Eating Bacteria

A Rhode Island firefighter who got an infection after being pricked by a thorn has lost his hand to flesh-eating bacteria.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

RI firefighter loses hand to bacterial disease

Braden Leonard, 32, was biking when he fell and got pricked by a thorn. Leonard went to the hospital with symptoms such as inflammation, fever, weakness, and fatigue.


Thu Jul 17, 2014

Coming Soon to Garden City: 20 Lofts and 32 Luxury Units

The former Johnston-Cranston Regional High School, which has for years stuck out like a sore thumb behind the ever-evolving Garden City Center in Cranston, will soon be home to a pair of renovated and new buildings that will boast 52 apartments within footsteps of the destination shopping center.


Warwick welcomes new Anytime Fitness - Warwick Beacon

INSPIRATION: Rob LoBianco, owner of Anytime Fitness, and general manager Julie Lynch look on as Mayor Scott Avedisian and Congressman Jim Langevin arrive at the gym for an official ribbon cutting Saturday.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

Last Chance to Opt for Smaller Trash Cart

If one of the new 65-gallon carts for trash and recycling that will be delivered to all Newport residents is too big for your property, now is the time to fill out an alternate cart request form and get a smaller, 35-gallon cart set.


New apartments coming soon behind Garden City

A Providence architecture and development firm is converting the empty Cranston-Johnston Catholic Regional School into 20 loft-style apartments.


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United States : BLUESPHERE secures $15m term sheet for full equity...

United States : BLUESPHERE secures $15m term sheet for full equity financing of 3.2MW biogas plant in JOHNSTON, RHODE ISLAND A clean energy firm that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, Bluesphere, has announced receiving a term sheet from private equity fund manager , Bluesphere will enter into a final agreement with EPP, pursuant ... (more)


Fri Jul 11, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Providence man charged with leaving dog in hot car

A Providence man has been charged under a new state law that makes it a crime to leave an animal in a very hot or very cold car.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

Electric Energy Online

Bluesphere Receives $15,000,000 Term Sheet for Full Equity Financing...

Bluesphere Corp. , a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced the receipt of a term sheet from Energy Power Partners for full equity financing of over $15 million for its 3.2 megawatt waste-to-energy project in Johnston, Rhode Island.


New Cumberland Farms stores keep coffee flowing

WE'LL HAVE THEM, TOO: Three new Warwick Cumberland Farms stores will look like this Johnston store and regional headquarters on Route 6. Paul Freeman knows Rhode Islanders are chemists.


WLNE-TV Providence

Man charged under new law, leaving dog in hot car

Johnston police tell WJAR-TV it's the first time anyone has been charged under the new law, which makes it a misdemeanor to leave an animal in a vehicle in extreme hot or cold temperatures.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

Over 2,500 without power in three RI communities

According to a spokesperson from National Grid, over 2,500 Johnston, Cranston and Providence residents are without power Monday evening after three high-powered tension lines were down at the intersection of Atwood Ave and Central Ave in Johnston.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Programs aid decline of youth crime

Warwick Police Chief Stephen McCartney said, "I am gratified to see we are heading in the right direction," concerning a new report showing Warwick is above the national percentage in the reduction of delinquents in the juvenile system.


Ferri says he's experienced with challenges...winning

Citing his success in gaining passage of the marriage equality bill when people told him it was a lost cause, Frank Ferri said Tuesday evening he's taking on the odds again and expects to be the state's next lieutenant governor.


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