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Even before seeing the school budget, which Superintendent Philip Thornton and the School Committee are in the process of drafting, Mayor Scott Avedisian and City Council President Donna Travis have … more
When Ray Di Pasquale started work as the Community College of Rhode Island’s president in 2006, he faced a number of challenges. Dissatisfaction levels among faculty had been high, with a vote … more
We see it in movies with Liam Neeson as he rescues his “taken” daughter. We see it on TV from reruns of Law & Order Special Victims with Olivia Benson consoling a young boy, but rarely do we … more
The issue hasn’t been making headlines to the same degree it did at other points in the last two years, but Rhode Island remains at the epicenter of an ongoing crisis. In early 2014, startling … more
Not surprisingly, Philip Thornton’s reorganization plan for Warwick schools, which he released without of fanfare (no press conference, no press release, no photo op on the steps of Aldrich or … more
Everyone agrees something must be done – and soon – to address the condition of the state’s deficient bridges. There is anything but unanimity, however, regarding how best to finance the … more
Snow. We haven’t seen much of it so far this winter. That’s a blessing in many ways, although there are some of us who would like to have a few inches of snow just because winter wouldn’t be … more
You may already be holding a life-changing ticket. Lottery fever has reached unprecedented levels of late, with thousands of Rhode Islanders buying up Powerball tickets ahead of drawings last … more
WARNING: Star Wars spoilers ahead. The best part about “Star Wars” is bee bong. I’m not talking about BB-8, the lovable droid that plays such a big role in the movie. No, this is about … more
Nearly 300 Rhode Islanders are on the United Network for Organ Sharing’s (UNOS) organ transplant waiting list, the majority of them in need of a kidney. Nationwide UNOS has 121,818 individuals, … more
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