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The beauty of our state is unbounded – from the sparking beaches of Newport and Aquidneck Island to the rugged shoreline of Beavertail; from the historic landmarks that dot the capital city and … more
A recently published study, by Brown University researchers, takes a look at end-of-life care in America’s nursing facilities, seeking to answer the question, is knowledge and access to information … more
Editor’s note: These are the remarks of Mayor Scott Avedisian that were delivered Saturday morning at the Gaspee Ecumenical Service held at Trinity Episcopal Church in Pawtuxet. The traditions … more
Recently the Warwick City Council passed a No Confidence resolution regarding several school administrators and criticized our School Committee’s decision not to publicly release the independent … more
With the graying of America’s population, the profile of the typical family caregiver has changed, says a new report released by the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. The findings trouble … more
As a mayor, public safety director, former volunteer firefighter and private sector business owner, I am not at all surprised by the objection of our state’s unionized firefighters over the … more
With Christmas fast approaching, almost 65 million people who collect Social Security checks will get hit hard in their pocketbooks. On Thursday, Social Security announced that there would be no cost … more
America’s prison population has exploded over the last few decades. The reasons are many, often exposing numerous social ills. Recently, a number of measures have been put … more
As consumers, we have choices in most of the important purchases of our lives – everything from groceries to gasoline, from cars to cell phones. But did you know that a growing number of states now … more
Many Rhode Islanders know that spring has arrived upon hearing the piercing chorus of spring peepers outside their windows on a warm night. If you are one of those people that are kept up all night … more
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