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In early May, municipal leaders and public safety personnel from 14 communities across Rhode Island stood with me at the State House to send a strong and unified message to the General Assembly: The time to act on 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
To the Editor: The bittersweet fruit of “Fed Up” has ripened on the tree of nationalism, and the first to pick the low hanging fruit of national identity were the voters of Great Britain, … more
The Ocean State showed again that it is open for business and succeeding at attracting new companies this August. This time it was Finlays, a global leader in food manufacturing that announced a 93,000-square-foot research and more
That this year's presidential campaign would be unusual - and unusually nasty - became evident to most observers some time ago. But in recent days, it has sunk to new levels of corrosiveness and ugliness. The most significant moment of the race thus more
Since colonial times, scandals have made Rhode Island the butt of national jokes. Republicans controlled the General Assembly from the 1850s until the “Bloodless Revolution” of 1935. … 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
As the social mores in our society have changed so dramatically in the last half-century, understanding what is politically correct or what should be socially acceptable is confounding. Issues that were beyond conception to those of us who grew up in the more
Rhode Island has made great strides over the past two years in building momentum for our state's economic comeback and our ports have been on the leading edge of those efforts. Already proven success stories, we need to invest more
To the Editor: I am standing on the deck of a sinking ship named Rhode Island, and though it is the strength of our people and of our hope that has so far kept her from foundering, a new weather pattern forming on the horizon may cause a wind to blow, more
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