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No surprise on the Speaker’s solid leadership

With the legislative session coming to a close last week, it seems an appropriate time to give a grade to Warwick’s own K. Joseph Shekarchi, the Speaker of the House since 2021. When …

Sports
SPORTS
LEAGUE CHAMPS: The Del’s Lemonade team after winning the CWLL Majors title. (Submitted photo)

Del’s wins CWLL Majors title

The Cranston Western Little League Del’s Lemonade team topped Gershkoff 4-2 to win the Majors championship last week. Gershkoff jumped out to an early 2-1 lead, but Del’s would …

Gershkoff seniors taking early ‘licks’

Special to the Herald Early results are matching Warwick Tree Post Two’s preseason expectations. The club swept Gershkoff Auto Body/Auburn Post 20 8-2 and 11-1 in a doubleheader …

Gershkoff Auto expands, expects busy summer

The Gershkoff Auto Body American Legion baseball program returns this summer and is bigger than it’s ever been. The Cranston-Johnston organization now fields four teams - 9-U, 14-U, 17-U …

Anglers say the fishing is hot

Fishing has been outstanding for a number of anglers. Very impressive stories, from some very accomplished anglers, so I thought I would share some. East End Eddie Doherty, Cape Cod Canal …

Mazzulla makes history

The Boston Celtics, led by Johnston’s own Joe Mazzulla, regained the top spot in NBA championships won when they beat Dallas on Monday night for their 18th. There is so much to chew on …
Lifestyles

Treasure Chest

Everyone is aware that the internet can have its negative impact on cybersurfers.  Just log in and you’ll see a widespread distribution of fake news, cyber-bullying, on-line threats, …

Police/Crime
SEX OFFENDER ADDRESS CHANGE At 1:27 a.m., June 18, Cranston Police Officers arrested Christopher Donnelly, 40, of 30 Howard Ave., Cranston, for two counts of Notification of Law Enforcement …
A Cranston police officer fired at a fleeing vehicle following a shoplifting report at Garden City Shopping Center Sunday evening. Police are still looking for the vehicle and its occupants. …
CONSPIRACY At 2:41 p.m., June 10, Cranston Police Officers arrested Zia Simon, 32, of 75 Paddock Road, Apt. 1500, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, for Shoplifting, Conspiracy, and Possession of …
A deer jumped through the windshield of a RIPTA bus traveling on Warwick Avenue Monday, injuring three passengers. The incident happened near the intersection with Sachem Avenue near the …
A bicyclist is in critical condition after a crash with an SUV Tuesday night. According to Warwick Police, around 9:31 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, officers were dispatched to the area of West Shore …
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Summer prelude

Text and photos By JOHN HOWELL Veterans Memorial Junior High School Principal David Tober was dunked at least 10 times Monday morning. He didn't mind it. In fact, he said it was refreshing. No wonder. With temperatures climbing into the high 80s, a

Pet of the Week

Animal Talk Pet of the Week: Mona

Mona needs a new home after her owner passed away unexpectedly. She's sure you could do the job very well. Don't you think so too?

Mona's loving owner passed away unexpectedly, and now she needs a new home. She's hoping you could be the one, and she's available in North Scituate today.