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Open Letter to the School Committee: As you now know, Holliman Elementary School has been without a working fire alarm system since, to the best of our knowledge, at least February 24, 2017. There have been some inaccuracies in the news and social media more
Open letter to Senator Reed: There is absolutely nothing wrong with reasonable efforts to protect the environment of the United States and to encourage other countries to do the same. However it is nothing but a fool's errand to expect that our actions more
Okay, you needed to get out a blanket and may have even thought of turning on the heat earlier this week. There were jokes - maybe not that far from reality - that students should have been told to bring parkas when we visited summer school classes at more
Even by the most current Census Bureau data provided by the state Department of Elderly Affairs, which in itself approaches ancient history by today's standards, as of 2006 23.6 percent of the state's population, or 252,000 of us, were 55 years old or more
As a child growing up in the sixties and early seventies, the political affiliation of a voter had great significance. If someone said they were a Democrat or a Republican an observer would have certain presumptions about where their loyalties and more
It's a matter of numbers. Understandably, people are concerned what it is going to cost them to have sewers run in front of their homes. That's been an issue for as long as the city started building a sewer system in the 1960s. Back then there was more
The thought occurred to me as I stood on the roof during a break in Saturday's showers and reached to clear the gutters that were still spilling over. What could go wrong? The soles to my shoes are ribbed. I had good footing. The roof has a modest pitch. more
To the Editor: Governor Gina Raimondo has introduced a budget for FY 2018 that claims to promote business growth and help the lowest earning Rhode Islanders by increasing the minimum wage. Those are laudable goals, but in reality if her budget is more
On a cloudless, beautiful September morning 16 year ago, the world changed forever. Yesterday, a day eerily similar in regards to the blue and green calmness of the environment and the perfectly tepid morning air, Warwick remembered the catalyst for more
At Mayor Scott Avedisian's invitation, tomorrow morning at 10:30 the state's congressional delegation, along with city elected officials, will gather at the Rocky Point Park arch to commemorate another development on the property. There have been other more
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