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The administration and the City Council took a step in 2011 to contain the escalating costs of municipal pensions, passing an ordinance that significantly altered the benefits of employees hired after July 1, 2012. One change requires firefighters hired more
To the Editor: Did former President Obama wiretap Trump Towers and try to interfere with the election? That's a question that might never be proven but one to consider. After all, it's a known fact that Obama tried to interfere and sway the election of more
To the Editor: On March 5, 2017, at the Rite Aid located at 1201 Warwick Ave., 18-year-old Rite Aid employee Alyssa Garcia was brutally attacked. The coward snuck up behind her and stabbed her at least eight times (Chief McCartney, Warwick Police more
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: Chris Curran wrote a half page rancid tripe op-ed piece that appeared in this paper (and several others on 2/23), but it was more an unadulterated slam on President Trump who has been in office a full month. A whole month! Mr. Curran 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
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
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
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