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The Community College of Rhode Island will soon welcome its new president. Dr. Meghan Hughes, a former Tufts University faculty member and executive director of Year Up Providence, had been chosen … more
The Legislature recently held hearings on several firearms related bills one of which would bar those with concealed carry permits from bringing guns into schools.  This includes school staff.  … more
I didn’t need all the media hype to tell me we were in for a storm. I just looked at Ollie. He stood at the top of the stairs, head down, gazing aimlessly. His tail drooped, yet his posture … more
Even before seeing the school budget, which Superintendent Philip Thornton and the School Committee are in the process of drafting, Mayor Scott Avedisian and City Council President Donna Travis have … more
To the Editor: For Rhode Island residents Feb. 11, 2016 was a day of infamy. Governor Gina Raimondo, Speaker Nicholas Mattiello, and Senator Teresa Paiva Weed turned democracy into monarchy. They … more
Although Warwick may see some benefit from the Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer campaign, that is contingent on whether or not the campaign sees any success itself. If the point was to present the … more
To the Editor: Here’s a caveat that Rhode Islanders would do well to consider: I strongly suggest that it would be unwise to trust the free personal document shredding program administered and … more
To the Editor: On Monday March 21 at the request of Councilwoman Wilkinson, the DPW Director Mr. David Picozzi appeared before the council to respond to various accusations of theft within the … more
At the Rhode Island General Assembly, we have 113 legislators in both the House of Representatives and the state Senate. They are for the most part a “strange aristocracy” consisting primarily … more
The next generation is where our society holds hope. We want to see the generations that follow us lead better lives, to learn that which we cannot fathom, and to experience opportunities never … more
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