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Week In Review: Repairs, Schools, Voter ID, Front Page, Indictment

Here's your look back at the top stories on JohnstonPatch for the week ending Mar. 30, 2012.

Repairs: On Monday night, the hosted an application workshop for the Johnston-North Providence Home Repair program, which offers no-interest loans to homeowners under the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Need help? For more information, call (401)231-4166, or www.townofjohnstonri.com or www.northprovidenceri.gov

Schools: We reported on the Johnston School Committee's Mar. 22 decision to approve its proposed fiscal 2013 spending plan, $345,000 above Mayor Joseph Polisena's stated goal of level-funding all town departments. Do you think level-funding is a good idea? Check back for our poll at 4 p.m. today.

Voter ID: We posted a helpful (and brief) one-minute video on how to get a Rhode Island Voter ID card — special thanks to the office of Secretary of State Ralph Mollis for Tweeting the link last week.

Front Page: You may have already noticed that the JohnstonPatch front page got a little facelift this week, making it easier to post comments and add your events, pics, and video to the site. We also created a JohnstonPatch101 page so you can learn how to use all of the great features on our site.

Indictment: A Rhode Island grand jury on Thursday handed up a four-count felony indictment against Donald Greenslit, who stands accused of murdering his girlfriend in their home on Jan. 22 and trying to burn her body in a fireplace.

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