Editorial
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Summer is officially here, as if you needed a reminder. As of last Thursday, the days will only get shorter and shorter as we begin our next downhill dip towards colder weather. Now is the time to enjoy the sun while it lasts - and as all New Englanders more
There is nothing more heartwarming than seeing people helping one another. It is easy to forget in a society where we are so often bombarded with negativity that truly positive things go on in our communities every single day. People get married, babies more
In its annual assessment of which states are the most “free,” the libertarian-minded Cato Institute think tank recently ranked Rhode Island to be 42nd out of 50 states in the nation for … more
Maybe we're not passed the point of being able to have civil dialogue just yet. We can hope, at the very least. Results from the Rhode Island Foundation's ambitious social experiment - Together RI - has outlined positive potential for our society's more
There are few greater joys in the field of journalism than being party to something historical. Whether you are fortunate enough to be present during a momentous event that will become iconic, or uncover something that will be remembered for generations more
On Friday, Rhode Island law enforcement officers will begin to enforce a new law that further prohibits the use of handheld electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle... more
Editor's note: In place of an editorial in today's edition, we are featuring the speeches of Toll Gate and Pilgrim High School valedictorians Grace Reed and Mackenzie Fraser. more
Recently, the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation began a new series of online multimedia ads that focus a light on the state's broad range of tourism-related activities. Everything from fishing, surfing, kayaking, hiking, dining on a rooftop in Providence more
A recent report of 40 states to update their voter rolls since the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. has indicated that young people (18-29 years of age) are … more
Sometimes a little anger goes a long way. In Ethel Ricci's case, that anger took her all the way to Washington D.C. in order to advocate on behalf of the many loved ones she had lost to cancer. After losing her father, brother, brother-in-law, niece and more
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” My favorite poet Mary Oliver wrote those words, and I think about them often.  “Your one wild and precious … more
Even 17 years later, the memories of September 11, 2001 remain fresh in the minds of all who were old enough to recognize that something momentously horrific was occurring on television screens across the nation before our very eyes. They were more
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