Have Your Say: We're looking for your take on the Best of Johnston — this week, we ask the question: What's the most romantic place for a Valentine's Day dinner? [Click the link for an article and poll.] We'll be gathering your input through Friday morning and declaring a winner right after that.
Clouds: The JohnstonPatch Weatherbug forecast calls for increasing clouds during the day and a chance of drizzle or snizzle (oops, I was channeling 2005-era Snoop Dogg there for a minute) overnight. Highs in the 40s today, lows in the 30s overnizzle.
Points: Shout out to Ryan Anderson, a senior at JHS, who on home turf against Davies Technical. He's just 12 points shy of the millenium plateau, which would make him just the seventh Panther to score 1,000 points — and the second in two years.
Council: The town council met last night and heard a presentation by auditor Bob Civetti. Spoiler alert: The town finished fiscal 2011 with a surplus, and is in good fiscal shape, especially compared with other communities. Councilors also held a first hearing on a . We'll have more details on both stories later today.
Visit: Speaking of Barnes Elementary, on this date in 2011, we posted a video of Education Commissioner Deborah Gist's visit to the third-grade classroom of Debra Sgambato.