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“Providence needs a tax revolt.” I first saw this statement on a sign on Smith Street years ago. It was erected on the property of a good businessman, who had spent almost two decades … more
By REV. HARRY RIX For several days I have been tuning out media coverage of flood victims of Harvey, Irma and Maria. I am sick of hearing about floods. But I watched the DemocracyNow! news broadcast, available online, and could not remove my eyes from more
To the Editor: Once again the federal workers of this country have been double-crossed by their government. Just because those fools in Washington behave like five-year-olds at recess, millions of Americans have to wait to see if they will be called back more
To the Editor: Upon accepting the position of Police Chief in the town of North Providence, I pledged to become part of the fabric of the town, take an active role in our community and endeavored to connect with residents. Shortly after being sworn in, more
Whether or not you agree with NFL players and team owners who choose to kneel in solidarity or be entirely absent during the National Anthem played prior to games is entirely beside the point. There's a problem of perspective dissonance that can never be more
To the Editor: My hometown of Warwick should know that Mayor Scott Avedisian cares about families. On Jan. 2, I wrote to Gov. Gina Raimondo and to the mayors and town council presidents of our state's 10 most populous cities and towns. I asked each of more
To the Editor: Concerning the disgraceful events that took place with the NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem, it is quite evident America is not happy. The NFL should remember standing is for the National Anthem. Kneeling is for remembering more
By RALPH DAVIS In the pouring rain a woman stood waiting to cross the street; she was soaking wet and getting wetter. It was relentless rain; the sort that soaks you to the bones. She had no … more
As more cases of sexual harassment and assault are coming to light from a growing movement, some are wondering how they're supposed to know where the "line" is. If you're even asking, that's not a good sign. more
From the numbers, Amazon's requirements to host a second North American headquarters appears impossible, yet a number of communities, including Warwick and Johnston, have submitted plans to the state to do just that. Commerce Rhode Island will then more
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