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In 1935, Giuseppe Baffoni founded a chicken farm in the heart of Johnston, and 88 years later his great grandson’s still tending the flock. Adam Baffoni walked out his farm store and down … more
It seems like excitement is running rampant everywhere in and around Johnston and Cranston these days. One reason, in particular, is that one of the town’s most special and time-honored … more
Earlier this week, Bernard “Bernie” Pavia kneeled down to play with his trainset. He laid the track out in a circle at the trunk of his bright white Christmas tree, and crawled up … more
Johnston born and bred, Josephine “Josie” Celentano turned 100 years old in the same Binghampton Avenue home where she was born. “I’m an old bag,” she laughed, seated … more
Louis Spremulli and Paul Orlando stood at the large wooden table, the contents of their Spirt of Hope “rescue kits” carefully laid out on its surface. The shades were drawn but the … more
On Friday night, Oct. 14, Copperfield’s Burger & Beer, possibly Rhode Island’s hottest night spot, located at 678 Killingly St. in Johnston, is having a “Special Event” … more
The Boston Celtics of the NBA announced last week that Johnston native Joe Mazzulla would be promoted to interim head coach for the upcoming season after the suspension of Ime Udoka. Mazzulla, 34, … more
The time is ripe for Johnston’s apple celebration. The 34th Annual Apple Festival will be held this weekend, Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11. The festivities will stretch from 10 … more
The Padre Pio Prayer Group of the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette at 947 Park Street in Attleboro, Massachusetts, is proud to announce the third annual Italian Cultural Festival honoring … more
Magical, or was it something more? Laura Logan couldn’t help but wonder as she stood in the dappled sunlight looking over the park and play area that was a part of daughter’s life nearly … more
He was the driving force. The inspiration. The ultimate friend. In an effort to repay the favor, a small crew of devoted volunteers will once again pull off the annual Matt and … more
One of Rhode Island’s longest standing traditions will make its 82nd annual appearance this weekend in Johnston. It’s called the St. Rocco’s Feast and Festival which will … more
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