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According to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, an oligarchy is a government in which power is in the hands of a few. Its second definition is a government where policy serves a small group of wealth holders with primacy. Two significant changes in government more
To the Editor: When I think of Pawtucket I think of the Gamm Theatre, Slater Park and McCoy Stadium. The home of the Pawtucket Red Sox; it's been their home for the last 60 years. And now there's talk about moving them to a different place, perhaps out more
In a world where we continue to be divided and split down ideological lines at a severity unseen since perhaps the '60s, we must take time to appreciate when we find common ground with those we don't often see eye to eye with. It is a cause that, even more
An old adage exclaims, “Hope Springs Eternal.” A new year offers the possibility that government, whether local, state, or federal might fulfill its most basic tenant and actually serve the needs … more
While by no means has manufacturing in the United States recovered to its former glory, there is hope that a slight resurgence in the trade may be beginning, at least in Rhode Island. The commitment towards the craft in the state can certainly be seen, more
To the Editor: When I read about the kitten owned by Mr. and Mrs. Burrows I was totally devastated, especially after seeing the picture of the kittens. I don't know how I would feel if something like that happened to one of my cats, which is highly more
While the future of Warwick's school buildings remains uncertain, and will remain as such until we get a definite answer from the Warwick City Council on Jan. 22 when they hear further discussion from the School Department on an $85 million bond, it is more
To the Editor: This past weekend was Small Business Saturday. It's great that we have a dedicated day to show our appreciation for our neighborhood businesses. Local businesses are an economic driver for our community. They employ our neighbors, family, more
There’s nothing quite as assuming as inviting yourself over for dinner. I found myself doing that this weekend, as Carol was away for a conference. "So," I asked of my son, Ted, “what have … more
To the Editor:As I was driving past St. Kevin Church on Sandy Lane in Warwick, on October 12, I noticed the church’s marquee. It said, “Take a knee for God. Stand for the flag.”This … more
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