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Another mystery warehouse has been pitched for Johnston. The town’s Planning Board voted unanimously (4-0) Tuesday night to accept a Major Land Development Master Plan from NorthPoint … more
The year was 1979 and television viewers everywhere watched as Burger King launched its now famous advertisement with the catchy limerick “Have it your way”! This message remains as … more
There is nothing more awe-inspiring than watching a young gymnast leap, flip, swirl, spring and bound off of mats, bars, beams, pummel horses, vaults and rings! The confidence and skill that it takes … more
Zahan Akbar filled the syringe with a booster dose of Phizer COVID-19 vaccine. Delivering jabs and testing customers for the virus consumes larger and larger portions of regular business hours … more
Several deeds have been recorded in the Johnston Town Clerk’s office, closing the deal between Amazon and a group of Rhode Island landowners. “Amazon closed on the 196-acres in late … more
Ocean State Job Lot had a big empty roof. In fact, the store chain has 147 big empty roofs in New England. Following a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, the 750 solar panels newly installed on … more
With Jeff and Kimberly Paquette, their key word is — and has always been — family. That was reinforced time and again last Monday morning during the grand opening of Johnston’s … more
Ocean State taxpayers will pay Johnston $1.5 million to help cover a small portion of the tax burden Amazon won’t be paying. Following the Johnston Town Council’s unanimous approval of … more
Johnston will host a public hearing and special meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15. The town’s residents have been eagerly awaiting details regarding “Project Schooner,” a … more
The Johnston Market Basket will open its doors to the general public for the first time at 7 a.m., Friday, Aug. 20. The store chain hired more than 400 new employees to staff the store on Hartford … more
Will developers build an Amazon in the jungles of Johnston? The timeline has yet to be settled, but Johnston’s mayor expects details will soon emerge. “I don’t know the date … more
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