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To the Editor: The resolution submitted by the Warwick City Council on January 4, 2017 to the Rhode Island General Assembly requesting that multi-unit rental housing be classified as non-smoking came about after a Warwick woman with a four-year old-child more
To the Editor: Because of its location and size, Rhode Island should fund the repair of its bridges and roads by reducing its tax on gasoline and diesel fuel to 20 cents per gallon. Every RI driver, (private and business), would save 16 cents per gallon. more
To the Editor: Concerning Eric Thorp's perceptive and profoundly important letter of May 24, regarding our treasured Constitution, I would like to add a few comments of my own. The importance and authority of the US Constitution cannot be overestimated, 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
The Great Flood of 2010 was a perfect storm. Conditions lined up ensuring that no matter how much precipitation we received that streams were going to overflow, as the ground was already a mushy sponge. Snowmelt supplemented by rain already filled more
Throughout my lifetime, I have always looked forward to inauguration day. Whether my preferred candidate had succeeded or not, this unique in the world peaceful transition of power held a certain democratic beauty. Even if a new president's ideology did more
To the Editor: The 2016 presidential election has been over for weeks and yet the idiots of this nation are still looking for individuals and institutions to blame for Clinton's unanimous defeat: the FBI, Anthony Weiner, and those thousands of e-mails more
To the Editor: On May 3, 2016, my adult daughter, who is developmentally delayed, was dumped" at the Newport Hospital Emergency Room by the very agency that was receiving payment to take care of her. She was left there with none of her property and told" more
The New Year brings with it hope that Warwick schools and the Warwick Teachers Union will finally reach an agreement as Mayor Scott Avedisian joins the parties in resumed mediation talks. While the parties continue to meet in interest arbitration, a more
To the Editor: It has been reported that during the protests against the incoming administration in Washington, D.C., two Gold Star family members were accosted and degraded by anarchists while trying to enter the inauguration ball. They were both women. more
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