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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
To the Editor: I have come to the conclusion that the America I grew up with, no longer exists! Everything that I was taught and learned growing up does not seem to apply today. My father was … 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
In 1837, the great Danish author and storyteller Hans Christian Andersen wrote his iconic short story “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” The tale told the story of two weavers who convinced an … more
To the Editor: Two words: “Political Correctness!” It’s taking away our traditions, values and our right to express our opinions. Imagine, a New York City elementary school principal … more
Although Warwick may see some benefit from the Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer campaign, that is contingent on whether or not the campaign sees any success itself. If the point was to present the … 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
I got one of those “do I have to?” stares. “You’ve got to go out, because I’m going to regret it if you don’t.” Ollie looked resigned, but maybe that was my wishful thinking. An … more
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