Johnston's Top Stories for Aug. 13 — 17

Victory Day, recent arrests, and a baby seat recall topped the charts this week on JohnstonPatch.


Here are the stories that got the most clicks in Johnston this week:

Aug. 13:

Our Rhode Island-only holiday edition of '5 Things to Know Today' included important information about closures in Johnston — and a call for folks to weigh in on the seemingly unending debate about the day Formerly Known as V-J Day.

Aug. 14:

We got lots of traffic on Tuesday from our report of two arrests of Johnston men by the State Police. 

Aug. 15:

Late Wednesday, we posted an alert to parents about the recall announced by the Bumbo company on its popular child seat.

Aug. 16:

Another police report, this one alleging that a man elbowed an officer in the chest during his arrest, garnered lots of clicks on Thursday.

Aug. 17:

Following its opening night on Thursday, the Feast and Festival of St. Rocco collected lots of hits on Friday — no doubt by folks thinking of how to spend a nice night out with the family and celebrate the heritage of a town landmark.


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