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We humans are creatures of habit. We set alarm clocks to off at the same time each morning, go through the same routines to get ready for work and most of us listen to the same few radio stations in … more
On Wednesday the Rhode Island Department of Education released a comprehensive analysis of every school in every district in the state, assigning a star rank to every school in order to provide an … more
By HERB WEISS Over a week ago, AARP Travel released the long-awaited results of its annual travel trend survey, examining travel behaviors across generations, looking at expectations and planning among Baby Boomers (ages 54 to 72), Gen Xers (38 to 53), more
By JOHN A. JACKSON As I look back on my 46-year involvement with this school that I have loved since I was a 14-year-old freshman in 1967, my heart is filled with gratitude. Bishop Hendricken has changed thousands of young men's lives for the better, more
“It’s something how we have so many more friends at this time of year,” Carol said as she sorted through all that had been stuffed in our mailbox earlier in the day. She wasn’t talking … more
In a world that has become rife with exaggeration, overreaction and engineered drama for the sake of making headlines - no doubt the consequence of our ever-shortening attention spans and the sheer volume of things trying to monopolize at our minimizing more
Stress has become part of our “hurry up” society where we are overwhelmed with too much incoming stimulation, especially during the holidays. The season is fraught with a frenzy of … more
By WALTER BUD" CRADDOCK December is an important month for many Rhode Islanders as the winter holidays are the times when many people travel to be with their families. It will be an important period this year for the Division of Motor Vehicles as we" more
Is getting tough on delinquent lunch debts within our public schools being too tough? Is it promoting the practice of shaming students whose families have difficulty paying? Should school lunches even cost money at all - as many leading school systems more
By JOSEPH CROWLEY The scores are in. Rhode Island's students did not appear to do as well on the RICAS as students in Massachusetts. RICAS is Rhode Island's version of the Mass. Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) - a test of academic more
By KRZYSZTOF MATHEWS I have now been working in digital media for twenty years. Now in my case, I came to these tools and processes in graduate school. When I was in the illustration department at RISD this technology was not yet available in the more
To the Editor: I read Speaking Out" in the December 6 edition of the Warwick Beacon and felt the need to write in. Doctors Lowenhaupt and Bassen make a good point about family separation. I don't think anyone wants to see that happen yet again. To" more
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