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To the Editor:November is here and, with it, a taste of harsh, winter days ahead. I spoke recently about the problem of repeated power outages in my ward, but it’s happening throughout the … more
I had a blind date Saturday. In fact, about 70 of us gathered at the Chelo’s Banquet Hall were on blind dates. We would be eating our dinner blindfolded. For an evening where guests would be … more
Observers might not think of Rhode Island as a major player on the national political stage. In terms of presidential and congressional elections, it has been reliably Democratic for many years, resulting in fewer candidate visits - and less outside more
To the Editor: Although the 2020 General Election is about 13 months away, now is the time to examine all the candidates and their response to the issues that we deem important. With the proper review of each we should then be well informed to vote in more
While nobody likes to admit it - time is an undefeated opponent. Take all the supplements in the world, work out seven times a week, buy sketchy natural health booster tablets off the internet, and the end result will be the same. Time passes, we age, more
All Rhode Islanders benefit from our state’s partnerships with Twin River and IGT. Lottery revenues are the third largest source of state income and are used to provide essential state services … more
To the Editor, Many of those who could least afford it were hit with double-digit tax increases this year after the state-mandated revaluation on property. Those steep tax hikes were primarily caused by the free market, reflecting the demand for more
To the Editor: Per the story “Inaccessible” by Ethan Hartley: To upgrade the sidewalks of Warwick would cost a huge amount of taxpayer dollars, with some of the cost being shared by other … more
To the Editor: For years, so many of us had taken Benny's for granted. Who would have thought our favorite store would not be around forever? Benny's, you gave us no warning. We were shocked, blindsided. What would happen to us? Where would we shop now? more
It was 101 years ago, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, that an armistice ended fighting in World War I. That agreement - and the signing of the Treaty of Versailles months later - capped what had become commonly known as the war to" more
The scores were unacceptable. Something needed to be done to fix the schools. Rhode Island? Yes, based on the second year of administering the RICAS. Massachusetts? Yes, based on the first years of the MCAS. As an educator working in more
To the Editor, The fall is in full swing and there are so many important, fun, and exciting events happening across our City. Individuals and groups are coming together to help our neighbors, … more
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