Monday Dec 2
Hawk found burned at landfill
A redtailed hawk is recovering after being burned at the central landfill in Johnston.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
PUC close to agreement on water rate hike
Fearing water customers would be paying for new facilities that are not fully designed, the Public Utilities Commission recommended an agreement on Friday that would reduce projected rate increases for approximately 70,000 customers in Providence, Cranston, Johnston and North Providence.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Providence Journal
RIRRC collecting left over cooking oil waste
Cooking oil waste collection is offered year-round at Resource Recovery, but residents may find it most useful during the holiday months, when large amounts of cooking oil waste is produced, especially considering the growing trend of deep fried turkeys at Thanksgiving.
Holidays Are Here! Share the Spirit of the Season on Patch
Especially during the holiday season, community contributions - whether it's sharing photos with Santa, family rituals or reflections of thanks - is a hugely important part of Johnston Patch.
Employee's effort to help typhoon victims leads to Job Lot donation of clothing
CLOTHING: Ocean State Job Lot founder and owner Alan Perlman, Dan Aurelio and a member of His Presence Church show off just one of the 30,000 pieces of clothing being sent to a sister network of churches in the Philippines for typhoon relief efforts.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Man charged in double killings to be arraigned
A 28-year-old man charged with killing of his ex-girlfriend and her adult daughter in Johnston is being arraigned.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Providence Journal
Hundreds without power in R.I. as wind advisory remains in effect
National Grid crews are working to restore service to about 450 customers throughout Rhode Island who are without power on a night with strong winds, spokesman David Graves said Sunday around 9:25 p.m. The hardest-hit area is Kent County, where about 400 to 500 of an initial 3,800 Coventry customers who lost power remain without service, Graves ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Warwick Brewed Awakenings could be country's largest coffee shop
NO MORE ROVING FOR COFFEE: Brewed Awakenings plans to open its fifth coffee shop in the Land Rover dealership on Bald Hill Road.
The Highest Taxed Communities for 2014
The highest taxed communities in Rhode Island are among the poorest cities and towns - the ones that can least afford a heavy property tax burden, new state data for the current fiscal year shows.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
2. At the time, I was freelancer for The Providence Phoenix covering how Johnston residents felt about the fact that their hometown hero - the hair-gelled, faux-tanned Paul DelVecchio - had his own Jersey Shore -spinoff MTV show, The Pauly D Project , premiering that night.
The Providence Journal
Sen. Reed to hold free college-aid workshop in Johnston
Sen. Jack Reed will host his annual College Financial Aid Workshop Monday, Nov. 25 at 7:00 p.m. at Johnston Senior High School.
Police Capture Men who Allegedly Robbed Pizza Delivery Driver
A Cranston man and a Johnston man wanted by police for allegedly robbing a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint are in police custody and being held at the Adult Correctional Institutions.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Ex-boyfriend indicted in Johnston double homicide
A Providence County grand jury has indicted a 28-year-old man on murder charges in the killing of his ex-girlfriend and her adult daughter in Johnston.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Cranston Man Sought in Armed Pizza Delivery Robbery
Two local men - including one from Cranston - are being looked for by area police for their alleged involvement in an armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver in Johnston last week.
Fundraising stagnant for RI nightclub fire park
File -- In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 file photo photographs, wooden crosses, and personal items, comprise makeshift memorials on the site of the Feb. 20, 2003 Station nightclub fire that killed 100 people in West Warwick, R.I. The Station Fire Memorial Foundation, which is working to build a memorial at the site of a nightclub fire, is having ... (more)
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Southern New England's Most Wanted: Alan Garcia
NBC 10 News is working with Rhode Island and Massachusetts state police to profile Southern New England's most wanted fugitives.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Cumberland Mayor McKee announces bid for Lt. Governor
"I'm honored to announce my candidacy for Lieutenant Governor at the Neutaconkanut Recreation Center, a place where I coached many young people and gained a firsthand understanding of the need to improve public education in Rhode Island," said McKee.
Busy Atwood Ave. Intersection to get Traffic Light
A busy and dangerous confluence of roads along Atwood Avenue should flow more safely next year thanks to an effort spearheaded by several local elected officials to get traffic lights installed.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Police want to return stolen property to owners
Rhode Island State Police said Monday that they've recovered hundreds of items believed to have been stolen in 23 burglaries throughout the state.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
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