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To the Editor: In this crowded election year, a number of important issues haven't gotten much attention. One that's particularly important to me is after school programs. I'm extremely fortunate to have my son, Xavier, participate in the Kidventure more
To the Editor: Trump is still winning a plurality of Republican voters. The reason that Trump is winning a higher percentage of voters is that numerous Democrats registered as Republicans and … more
To the Editor: Main Avenue, East (of the Greenwood Bridge) is a dangerous traverse; it's like the Old Wild West, except it's East - that area of Warwick that, once again, must suffer the Providence Airport's Godzilla. Here is a warning to those who would more
The sight of discarded mattresses and box springs – on the side of the road, alongside dumpsters or charitable collection boxes, in vacant lots, in wooded areas – is unfortunately too familiar … more
The problem with perfection is that it has to be perfect. I realized that over Father’s Day weekend while working on a project that I imagined could be easily completed and leave lots of time to … more
To the Editor: Roger Williams called our city’s founder Samuel Gorton a “turbulent troublemaker.” Last Thursday, I had the honor and privilege of attending a celebration at Gorton Junior … more
Like most Americans, I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when the United States was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001. Unlike the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, on that crystal clear beautiful morning 15 years ago there was not a more
When it comes to wrongdoing on the part of public servants, Rhode Island certainly has no monopoly. Yet for those who call the Ocean State home, it can often feel otherwise. In very recent memory, … more
In recent years, it has become common to walk out my front door near Newport's waterfront in the historic Point neighborhood during a storm and see several inches of water surging up the road. For some, the challenges caused by more
Fear sells. It also is used by politicians to get votes. While using fear as part of a strategy is certainly not new, it is important for us all to step back and examine that which frightens us. … more
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