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To the Editor: As my senior year is coming to a close in less than nine weeks, the Pilgrim Political Involvement Club (PIL-PI-RI) has concluded and is retiring from Pilgrim High School this week. While this is indeed sad news, I personally had to make more
“What’s the accent like?” an old friend back in California asked when I moved to Rhode Island two years ago. I pondered this for a moment and replied that it seemed to be a cross between a … more
Sometimes the most important things to discuss openly can also be the most difficult to talk about. In the case of mental illness, it is clear that as a society we can no longer accept hiding behind our apprehensions and misunderstandings and that we more
To the Editor:As a legislator, I have made a commitment to represent the citizens in my district – all of them. We face controversial and difficult decisions, which require discernment, … more
To the Editor: I admit it. I have become addicted to outrage. I didn't even realize it until I read Glen Beck's book of the same name. I thought it ironic because Glen Beck had written such a book. because he really started the Tea Party, where my anger more
To the Editor:A wise man once said, “You can’t blame things for being dark if the light bulbs aren’t working.” Well, in Warwick there are a lot of light bulbs that … more
I never met Bill, or if I did it was only to say hello and to speed through the express lane at the Meadowbrook Stop & Shop. But then I only visit the supermarket when we're running out of essentials and I rush in to buy ice cream. Food shopping is a more
All of us who have children in our lives - whether we are parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles - want nothing more than to see those young people grow up in a safe, caring environment. We also want them to have access to opportunity and to be more
To the Editor:Aristotle once said, “The state comes into existence that man may live.”St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta was quoted as saying, “If abortion is not wrong, nothing is … more
There is no way for us to sugarcoat the recent findings by the American Arbitration Association, which on Monday ruled in favor of the Warwick Firefighters' Union that the City of Warwick failed to properly enshrine pension reform efforts into the more
To the Editor: My name is Donna Wheaton and I am in need of a kidney transplant. I had a transplant 17 years ago. Unfortunately, my kidney is failing once again and I am in need of another transplant. I am a mother of a 28-year-old daughter, Ashley, and more
By NICHOLAS MATTIELLO Curbing the opioid epidemic is one of the most significant public health challenges facing Rhode Island and the nation today. A Washington Post investigation recently reported that Rhode Island was one of the first places in the more
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