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To the Editor: As a citizen, taxpayer and teacher in the City of Warwick, I am very disappointed and dismayed by the decision of the School Committee to give notice of a special meeting at 4 p.m. on Friday and their decision to hold the meeting at 7 a.m. more
At the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, the GOP faithful formally nominated a man who is perhaps the most inordinate candidate in Republican Party history. Donald J. Trump, a real estate developer from New York City, became the party's nominee. In more
The next generation is where our society holds hope. We want to see the generations that follow us lead better lives, to learn that which we cannot fathom, and to experience opportunities never … more
To the Editor: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry recently gave the commencement address at Northeastern University and made some startling comments that included and referenced 9/11: “There are … more
Perhaps the prevailing narrative in this year’s presidential campaign has been one of frustration with the “establishment.” Clearly, millions of Americans feel that our economic and political … more
The right of Americans to bear arms is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. Millions of our citizens own and use firearms responsibly, for hunting, sport, and self-protection. Both of these statements have been true for centuries, and will remain so. Far more
To the Editor: Since October, I have been chairing a House commission studying the potential for growing tourism through a coordinated marketing effort. I sponsored the bill creating this … more
There is an ancient Chinese curse that translates to, “May you get what you wish for.” On the face of the statement, one might think the message is intended as a well-wish. However, the inherent … more
When people are behind a keyboard, some evidently feel they have a sort of shield. There is a sense, however false, of anonymity, that because things aren’t said in person or out loud that they … more
1854 Redux The famine pushed the Irish huddled mass across the sea And many heard Rhode Island was the land of liberty The Irish had to deal with bigotry and hate The natives shouted … more
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