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The car tax is a stone in everyone's shoe. No matter how much one makes, no matter what model car one drives, no matter where one lives - taxpayers despise the car tax. Every year municipalities reach deep into taxpayer's more
It is important that we count our blessings from time to time. Sure, life can offer some daunting challenges, but upon reflection, most of us enjoy advantages that many in the world do not have. Come to think of it, there are far more
The article titled “30 minute CPR protocol raises issues” published in several of your publications on December 28 provides the reader with inaccurate and incomplete information. Contrary … more
By JOSEPH A. LOFFREDO Rhode Islanders' memories of last summer's invasive gypsy moth outbreak would probably make for a great horror movie. My memories of the destruction are vivid from my walks through the usually pristine woods in my hometown of more
The Ocean State showed again that it is open for business and succeeding at attracting new companies this August. This time it was Finlays, a global leader in food manufacturing that announced a 93,000-square-foot research and more
Since colonial times, scandals have made Rhode Island the butt of national jokes. Republicans controlled the General Assembly from the 1850s until the “Bloodless Revolution” of 1935. … more
Rhode Island has made great strides over the past two years in building momentum for our state's economic comeback and our ports have been on the leading edge of those efforts. Already proven success stories, we need to invest more
School is back in session. Hopefully you and your child(ren) are off to a good start. While we often hear talk about testing, a rigorous curriculum, standards, and accountability, let's not forget one very important thing-fun. All more
By ATTORNEY GENERAL PETER F. KILMARTIN 2017 will mark change for our nation as a new president is sworn into office. With any new administration, there is always change in leadership at critical federal agencies, and with it, the chance for significant more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING Throw in a little religion Your God is not like ours Add in a lot of oil So smoke can blot out shining stars Then reward all the greedy And forget some precepts and ideals To create the present atmosphere That for many seems unreal more
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