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That this year's presidential campaign would be unusual - and unusually nasty - became evident to most observers some time ago. But in recent days, it has sunk to new levels of corrosiveness and ugliness. The most significant moment of the race thus more
Slow down; what's the rush; iron out the bumps in the consolidation of secondary schools first. Those have been the predominate cries at three public hearings to consolidate elementary schools. The proposed plan would close Holden and Wickes schools and more
It's become an increasingly familiar sight at busy intersections of late - people stationed on medians and at corners, holding handmade signs, seeking money from passers-by. A number of communities, including Providence, Cranston, Warwick, and Johnston, more
Editor's note: While the voters of Cranston House District 15 will decide whether to return House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello to office, we feel this race is of significance to the state as a whole. We are therefore printing this editorial in the Warwick more
The first of three public hearings on the school administration's plan to implement the next phase of school consolidation with the closing of three elementary schools will be held next Thursday beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Veterans Junior High School. more
Many Warwick voters will go to the polls Tuesday angry that they don't have better choices for the nation's top elective office and, perhaps for the first time, prepared to vote for someone other than the Republican or Democratic nominee. We urge them more
Libraries have come a long way. These public institutions date back millennia, with the Royal Library of Alexandria in Egypt serving as one of the great lost wonders of the world after its construction in 283 BCE (before the common era that starts with more
The administration and the City Council took a step in 2011 to contain the escalating costs of municipal pensions, passing an ordinance that significantly altered the benefits of employees hired after July 1, 2012. One change requires firefighters hired more
The Great Flood of 2010 was a perfect storm. Conditions lined up ensuring that no matter how much precipitation we received that streams were going to overflow, as the ground was already a mushy sponge. Snowmelt supplemented by rain already filled more
The New Year brings with it hope that Warwick schools and the Warwick Teachers Union will finally reach an agreement as Mayor Scott Avedisian joins the parties in resumed mediation talks. While the parties continue to meet in interest arbitration, a more
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