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By JESSICA DAVID Opportunity Zones, a new and very different type of incentive created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, are getting a lot of attention nationally and locally. This new incentive is intended to encourage private investment, and more
It's too early to be thinking of sailing unless you're one of those who don dry suits and launch their Sunfish off the docks at Edgewood Yacht Club on Sunday for a morning of frostbiting. There's another group that gathers on the docks of East Greenwich more
In this space last week, we addressed the scourges of sexual assault and harassment, lauding U.S. Sen. Martha McSally - who represents Arizona but has roots in Rhode Island - for sharing her experience as a survivor of rape. The days since have put a new more
We can think of no greater promise afforded to young citizens of this country than the promise of a quality education, and the prospect of earning at least a modest income as a result of investing the time and money necessary to receive that education. more
By STEVEN FRIAS An old adage is to avoid discussing politics and religion. A debate on abortion usually entangles both politics and religion, which is why even politicians may try to avoid it. Therefore, some were surprised when for the first time in a more
To the Editor: In 1991 our U.S. Congress proclaimed March as Irish-American Heritage Month. With approximately 33 million, or 10 percent, of the U.S. residents who claim Irish ancestry, this affords a large pool of happy celebrants for events associated more
To the Editor:There have been many “black days” in our country’s history but Monday, February 26, 2019 is the darkest ever. On that day, the U.S. Senate considered a bill that would … more
A 12-minute set,” Bob announced to those in the locker room Saturday. There were incredulous responses. “How did you manage that? You really must have been on top of your … more
In recent years, the scourges of sexual assault and harassment have finally been brought to the forefront of public discourse. A culture that has long been permissive of such misdeeds and misbehavior - and provided far too little in terms of recourse and more
To the Editor: The great loss of the Rossi family business Phred's Drug is just that, a great loss. Coming from my point of view, it's a great loss to the community as well. Thank you, everybody, that made your business what it was. On a personal note, more
By JAKE STEINFELD Obesity is the single greatest threat to American children. As a result, experts fear that this generation of kids may be the first to live shorter lives than their parents. So, how bad is it? Today, obesity accounts for more than 1 in more
To the Editor: Many Warwick families are extremely disheartened by Warwick Representatives' (Shanley, McNamara, Solomon, and Vella-Wilkinson) sponsorship of H 5266. This bill seeks to preserve the choice of out-of-district students to attend Warwick's more
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