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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
To the Editor: This Thanksgiving, please keep indigenous people in your minds and hearts. Do not forget about their struggle. Be aware that on Thanksgiving, the United American Indians of New … 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
Rhode Island has struggled to emerge from the Great Recession. Yet, through sustained efforts to improve our business climate, invest in education and raise the quality of life for our residents, we are putting Rhode more
To the Editor: Whatever happened to the good old days when our worst worries on the 4th of July were traffic jams and wayward fireworks? A well-warranted worry, according to the Department of … more
Monday night's City Council meeting was sure to take the bloom off the rose for those dreaming of serving the public. The performance might also go a long way in explaining why some incumbents aren't seeking re-election. There was a larger than customary more
By one estimate, Americans spend $4.4 billion on over the counter and prescribed cold remedies including $1.1 billion for antibiotics. In truth, there is no cold remedy and, on top of that, colds are a viral disease that antibiotics more
To the Editor: Cancer will claim an estimated 2,090 lives in Rhode Island this year alone. Yet, research shows that we could prevent roughly half of those cancer deaths if everyone were to stop using tobacco products, eat well, exercise regularly and get more
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