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We want to make one thing very clear about the ongoing teacher contract impasse, which has now persisted over one month into the third consecutive school year since the last contract expired in August of 2015. We're all getting pretty sick of this, and more
To the Editor: When I began my campaign for the Warwick City Council last year, I quickly learned the number one issue on the minds of the voters in Ward 1. Do you support the closing of John Brown Francis Elementary School?" My response during the" more
“Providence needs a tax revolt.” I first saw this statement on a sign on Smith Street years ago. It was erected on the property of a good businessman, who had spent almost two decades … more
To the Editor: When Warwick needs more money to fund the city budget they can do one of two things. They can raise taxes on the 80,000 citizens that live here or they can increase total-tax-revenue (TTR) without raising taxes-to-taxpayers (TTT). Here are more
There may be light at the end of the tunnel yet. A new mediation session, the first in months between the Warwick School Committee and the Warwick Teachers' Union - mediated by Mayor Scott Avedisian on an as-wanted" basis and selected mediator Vincent" more
It strikes me that the election of Donald Trump to the presidency is emblematic of a much more complex issue than a Republican prevailing over a Democrat. One can ponder the reasons for his elevation and become perplexed as to what ulterior meaning to more
To the Editor: As the expansion of TF Green Airport progresses, neighborhoods in Greenwood are disappearing. In a subculture of Greenwood known as The Birches, over 60 homes are being acquired in order to accommodate this project. With an ample number of more
To the Editor: Mayor Polisena, Mayor Avedisian and the other municipal leaders have been wrong in characterizing the continuing contract bill for teachers and municipal leaders as a bill that hurts taxpayers. The legislation that overwhelmingly passed more
Now that a contract has been reached, this publication will be ecstatic to report on educational stories that don't involve picketing, angry misunderstandings or personalized agendas. The negativity that festered from the imbalance created by the two more
When something seems too good to be true, it's wise to wait a little bit and feel out the situation for some more information - basically to make sure you're not being taken for a fool. But in the case of the bid to occupy the old Aldrich Middle School more
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