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I am a long-time business owner and resident of the city of Cranston. I am writing to express my concern about the recent discussion and the pending decision to initiate tolls throughout the state of … 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 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
By REP. JOSEPH J. SOLOMON JR. For the past couple of years, we’ve all heard a lot about what we can do, what we’ve done and what we should be doing to make Rhode Island more … more
When it comes to K-12 education, America’s parents want more choices. In fact, almost two thirds of parents – 64 percent – say they wish they had more options for their children’s … more
While the status quo continues to trumpet the economic progress they have made for Rhode Island, the realities are much starker. For example, Rhode Island’s unemployment rate would be 8.2 percent … more
The people of Rhode Island have never been afraid to take action when they see a problem. We were the first of the original 13 colonies to declare our independence and were also the first to take … more
Editor’s note: This is a condensed version of William Holland’s remarks delivered Tuesday at the School Committee meeting at Toll Gate High School. I would like to thank the school … more
By ROBERT J. GOULD I grew up in the first American Dream, where returning soldiers from World War II were greeted by new suburbs, with cute ranch-style homes on quiet cul-de-sacs, surrounded with … more
By DANIEL WALL The United States Department of Education (DOE) is worried about Rhode Island’s testing participation rates. In December, Rhode Island and 11 other states were notified that they … more
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