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I am a long-time business owner and resident of the city of Cranston. I am writing to express my concern about the recent discussion and the pending decision to initiate tolls throughout the state of … more
To the Editor: Congratulations to the Rhode Island voters, who demonstrated in Tuesday’s April 26 Primary voting, that they can “go outside the box.” Hopefully, they will continue this … more
The issue hasn’t been making headlines to the same degree it did at other points in the last two years, but Rhode Island remains at the epicenter of an ongoing crisis. In early 2014, startling … more
To the Editor: “In the future, there will be tolls on cars and the money will go into the general fund!” This has been a rallying point for those opposing the RhodeWorks plan, which involves … more
To the Editor: The poll that said that the candidate with the most primary votes should get the Republican nomination for president is obviously not a reliable poll. Republican voter turnout in … more
When Ray Di Pasquale started work as the Community College of Rhode Island’s president in 2006, he faced a number of challenges. Dissatisfaction levels among faculty had been high, with a vote … more
After a week of controversy has come a bit of news that should have Rhode Islanders truly feeling a bit cooler and warmer. Narragansett beer, a local icon for decades, has announced it will return … more
On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade ensured that women have the right to reproductive freedom. This opinion was reaffirmed in 1992 when the Court ruled that … more
To the Editor: Elephants in circuses or other traveling shows lead a miserable existence. Not only do they spend the majority of their lives in chains, but they are also subjected to a cruel … more
Globalization has hit Rhode Island hard. Those manufacturing jobs that allowed my immigrant parents and generations of other Rhode Islanders the opportunity to raise their families in modest comfort … more
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