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As the Boys Scouts say, “be prepared.” Gov. Gina Raimondo and state Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti have applied that motto as the temperature drops and the prospect of winter … more
Today’s world is more connected than ever before, but for most of us, face-to-face meetings with citizens of other nations are a rarity. Last week, a number of Rhode Islanders had an opportunity … more
Nearly a week ago, the world looked on in horror as terrorists tore apart a Paris night with bullets and bombs. The carnage claimed at least 129 lives, and hundreds more were wounded. The violence … more
“Witch hunt.” That was the cry when three councilwomen and School Committee member Karen Bachus demanded to know what actions were taken when it was revealed former Gorton science teacher … more
A central tenant of the Boy Scout Oath, pledged by thousands of Rhode Island boys and young men, is “to help other people at all times.” And for the last 28 years, the Boy Scouts of Narragansett … more
The 2020 Census may seem distant. But it could have major implications for the Ocean State. A recent analysis undertaken through the Carolina Population Center (CPC) at the University of North … more
Scores of local residents had a unique opportunity last week to hear from one of the world’s most celebrated medical researchers – and one of Ocean State’s most accomplished native sons. Dr. … more
As the saying goes, “An once of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” The adage, however, is not often applied to state and municipal infrastructures. On the state level, Gov. Gina Raimondo is … more
Prepare yourselves for ghosts and ghouls, vampires and witches, and definitely some Elsas and Annas, because this weekend is Halloween. Twisted smiles will be carved on jack-o-lanterns, and children … more
As small as this state is and how interconnected we are, I attended an event Saturday where I hadn’t previously met anyone, and for all intents and purposes I could have been anonymous. After … more
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