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You never know where you'll find news. I certainly didn't expect it in a farmhouse built at the turn of the century in upstate New York. Once a duplex with an outhouse, the house is in sorry condition these days. It has not been lived in for more than a more
To the Editor: I have found that much of what people say about Roger Williams is not true. They say that Williams worked as a minister, but he didn't. Yes, he ministered all of his life, but he made money by owning a trading post, and as Rhode Island more
We wish that we could say we were surprised to learn last week that the City Council is keeping the schools off the docket, essentially holding the fate of necessary, voter-approved capital projects for safe fire alarm systems and school roofs in the more
To the Editor: I laughed out loud when I read Chairman McNamara's addressing the problem of our tragic statewide public education system. In reality, sorrow and anger were the true reactions. The chairman of the Democratic party in Rhode Island has been more
To the Editor: How much more are you willing to pay to live in Warwick? Would you be happy with maximum tax increases every year for the next several years, while your services are diminished? Get ready, because that is exactly what is coming your (our) more
Can you have too much of a good thing? Fans of the New England Patriots - including the roughly 35,000 people who turned out for a Super Bowl rally Sunday morning at Gillette Stadium - would likely respond with a resounding No." Led by coach Bill" more
To the Editor: The horrific massacre of five innocent women in a bank in Sebring, Florida begs for an immediate solution of an invasion by an active shooter into any public occupied space. Gun control is not the sure answer as a derange assassin can and more
By AARON REGUNBERG More and more often, community and faith leaders have begun referring to climate change as the existential threat of our time" - language the scientific community has used for decades. What does being "the existential threat" mean? It" more
If you had to budget for an upcoming expense, what would your strategy be? Some people come up with a comprehensive savings plan, pledging to put away $100 a month for a year in order to purchase something that needs an upgrade. Others pin back on areas more
In a move that would have made national headlines just 10 years ago, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo made the state's intentions to legalize recreational marijuana clear with all the fanfare of a low-priority bullet note amidst a much more more
By REP. JOSEPH M. McNAMARA We've all heard or read a lot lately about the state of education in Rhode Island. The recent round of RICAS (Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System) scores has left parents, educators and policymakers frustrated and more
As we begin our 2019 legislative session, I want to give the people of Cranston an overview of what they can expect from their House of Representatives this year. Before doing so, however, I wish to sincerely thank two key groups - the voters of more
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