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When I first entered public service 22 years ago, I never imagined all that would be accomplished for the betterment of our Warwick community and the state of Rhode Island. I wrote then, in a letter to the editor to express my more
As many residents have observed, there have been significant changes designed to improve our special education programs at the junior high and high school levels. These changes were made due to school consolidation but more more
How would you like to be part of an investment that benefits you - and the economy - by protecting key Rhode Island landscapes, maximizing outdoor recreation opportunities, preventing stormwater pollution of water more
Just days ago, Louis A. Marciano came to St. Paul's Church on a mission to get his fellow Pawtucket Rotarians more involved in Rotary International's efforts to create a polio-free world. Marciano, a former Mount Pleasant High School more
By LONNIE BARHAM The Providence Journal reminded us recently that our little state agreed in 2013 to commit our future presidential electoral college votes to the winner of the national popular vote, even if that presidential candidate has lost Rhode more
This year, Rhode Island can turn a corner on ethics. For the better part of a decade, good government groups like Common Cause have toiled at the State House to pass legislation that would give the Ethics Commission jurisdiction over more
By STEPHEN TRANGHESE Besides the dog, no creature has warmed the hearts of the American family more than cats. I know it, you know it, people love cats, and it's easy to see why. The cuddling, the purring and their Meow-nificent mannerisms, such as their more
I have been a Bob Dylan fan since his “folk” days. Over time he has gone through many permutations, oftentimes confounding fans, critics and officials of the Nobel Prize. Some love Mr. … more
By TESSA ROY “This is going to sound like a strange request, but I’m not sure what to do at this point,” I said over the phone to a Providence Police officer last Tuesday night. As we … more
Fearing the conceivable overturning of Roe v. Wade under the Trump presidency, the abortion industry and its legislative allies have proposed a preemptive remedy in Rhode Island entitled the Reproductive Health Care Act of 2017 (S more
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