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A sewer line already scheduled for summer replacement, but awaiting permitting, ruptured Wednesday, leading to traffic headaches. Warwick motorists have been warned to avoid West Shore Road, near the … more
Can you operate with “significant autonomy and discretion,” “work all shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays” and “some overnight shifts as necessary”? … more
The Planet Fitness on Warwick Ave. has been the target of three bomb threats in three weeks, with the location having to evacuate on March 28, April 4 and April 9. According to Warwick Police … more
Since Amazon has not yet opened for business in Johnston, the mega-retailer has invoked a costly construction clause in its contract with the town. Over the past few months, the company … more
The Johnston School Building Committee has so far awarded more than $40 million in contracts to Rhode Island firms for the construction the town’s new elementary center.  “This … more
Pete Fontaine died an hour after deadline last week. Although he had submitted his final byline several weeks earlier, the Johnston Sun Rise’s faithful freelancer held on until the last pages of the paper were on the presses. The man had ink in his veins. more
Scott Avedisian, Warwick’s longest-serving mayor, entered a not-guilty plea Wednesday morning at Kent County Court to charges he left the scene of a car crash. The fender-bender occurred … more
Sen. Frank Lombardo III dropped from helicopters to ski inaccessible moguls. Somehow, he balanced business, community service, law-making and family. “Our Senate family is heartbroken with … more
Tasked with approving the latest annual student risk survey, the Johnston School Committee unanimously decided to remove two questions that ask about student sexual identity. “We went … more
A Guatemalan national was arrested last year in Providence for alleged sexual assault of a child. He was incarcerated briefly and then released last spring despite a U.S. Immigration and Customs … more
A rabid coyote attacked a hiker in Johnston. He strangled the sick animal. According to Johnston Police Chief Mark A. Vieira, shortly after noon Friday, a 58-year-old man was hiking in the … more
Chief Resident Daniel Boateng and Dental Assistant Sheila Fernandez readied the exam room for their next patient. They try to turn the chair over quick. They’ve got patients waiting. For … more
Rhode Island’s average gas price is up two cents from last week, averaging $3.53 per gallon. Monday’s price was one cent higher than a month ago , and .96 cents lower than July 24, 2022. … more
By Don Fowler The lawn at Warwick’s Cloud’s Hill Victorian House Museum was filled with music lovers enjoying the music of the Narragansett Brass Quintet on a beautiful Sunday … more
From “Nice and Easy” to “Fly Me to the Moon”, four talented singer/dancers, backed by a three-piece combo pay musical tribute to Frank Sinatra in this fast-paced, upbeat, … more
Over 150 characters are played by four talented actors in the zany, out-of-control spoof of Alfred Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps” at West Warwick’s Arctic Playhouse. The play … more
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School proudly announces the upcoming residency of Ghanaian-American concert pianist, artist-teacher and scholar Dr. William Chapman Nyaho.  The … more
The national tour of the time-honored family musical “Annie” kicked off Jan. 31 at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC). The tour, which runs through 2024 and is scheduled to stop … more
Wilbury Theatre Group announced Thursday the extension of the Rhode Island premiere of Tony-Award winner for Best Play (2016) “The Humans” by Stephen Karam, directed by Josh Short. Now … more
HarborOne Bank has awarded 40 high school seniors college scholarships totaling $100,000 through its ONE Community Scholarship Program. ONE Community Scholarships recognize not only a student’s … more
Trinity Repertory Company announces that children’s auditions for this year’s production of A Christmas Carol will be held Saturday, September 10 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the … more
United Way of Rhode Island is launching a new leadership development series for staff of local nonprofits with annual budgets of $5 million and under and is currently accepting applications from … more
Defenders of Animals Inc. will hold its 28th annual Homeless Animals Day/Candlelight Vigil/Award Ceremony and Raffle at the Governor Sprague Mansion in Cranston on Aug. 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 … more
In celebration of 89 Years of Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to welcome The Gottabees and their delightful production of 'Go Home Tiny Monster’ to Theatre by … more
By ALEX MALM When Ward 4 Councilman Jim McElroy first ran for City Council in 2017 he said that he was in favor of term limits. In November voters may have a chance to decide if term limits will … more
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