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The case of Aaron Andrade could be a turning point in Rhode Island, but we are years away from knowing. Last week, the 25-year-old pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Kristen Coutu. Andrade was given a 40-year sentence, more
Bill Coty's personal experience with the city's rescue service puts a spotlight on a policy that is generally adhered to but on occasions is relaxed. Following the removal of his cancerous prostate, scarring developed that prevented Cote from relieving more
To the Editor:I was in Providence Saturday and noted the line of (I assume) homeless folks getting a meal from the back of an SUV and I also noted signs that some protesters were carrying that were … more
By SPEAKER NICHOLAS MATTIELLO I have heard repeatedly from Rhode Island's citizens that the car tax is fundamentally unfair and they want it eliminated. Earlier this year, I announced my initiative to phase out the onerous and regressive car tax within more
To the Editor:On Feb. 15 a local paper carried a story from the Norwich Bulletin relating to a Russian “Spy Ship” off the Coast of Connecticut. (Lawmakers: Russian ship patrolling off … more
To the Editor: The Rocky Point license plate designs desperately need a do-over. Congratulations to the kids involved, but this bland design has very little to do with the Park of Fondest Memories. The designs reflect the problem that the arch is the more
What has become tagged as the “Warwick Teachers Contract bill” by legislators is one of the hot issues legislators face in the waning days of this session of the General Assembly. Introduced by … more
The longest day of the year is here - June 21 to be precise. High school graduations are winding down and the Fourth of July is around the corner. Summer is with us. It doesn't quite seem possible for summer to have arrived so quickly. Cool wet weather, more
To the Editor: Again this session a group of progressive Democrats led by Rep. Aaron Rugenberg has introduced the so-called high capacity magazine bill (H5155). Co-sponsors include newly-elected progressive Democrats Marcia Ranglin-Vassell, Susan Donovan more
The only way to get out of the darkness is to follow the light. Sometimes it's just a very faint light. Often you have to be in the darkness long enough to refocus your eyes so that you can look for a glimmer of light to follow out more
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