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Not to be outdone by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in a chance to receive national recognition, our Governor Gina Raimondo has proposed a free public institution tuition program for Rhode Island students. The Rhode Island's Promise Scholarship Program more
To the Editor: Energize Rhode Island Act (H5369/S365) is a landmark bill that would apply a simple and transparent fee on carbon pollution in our state, in coordination with similar bills being … more
They can be seen down every road in Rhode Island, endangering the lives of those around them. No, not potholes. People who are texting and driving. It is amazing with all of the innovations that have been made to vehicles over the past century, a task more
Last Thursday, the City Council of Providence unanimously passed a new public safety ordinance called the “Community Safety Act (CSA).” After a an Attorney General review and a second council … more
In one of his first official actions as President, Donald Trump signed an executive order that stated his administration would seek “prompt repeal” of the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as … more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING Throw in a little religion Your God is not like ours Add in a lot of oil So smoke can blot out shining stars Then reward all the greedy And forget some precepts and ideals To create the present atmosphere That for many seems unreal more
To the Editor: I've been remiss in not congratulating the deserving and knowledgeable 24,429 voters who voted against Democrat Richard Corrente for mayor last November. He was defeated by a much superior and qualified candidate, in every possible way, by more
To the Editor: The School Committee's newest member, David Testa, stated in a letter to the editor, that my comments about the School Committee are a Theater of Absurd." He claims that my letter of 2/23/17 shows that "He evidently has no understanding" more
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
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
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