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Rhode Island was hit harder than most states by the decline in American manufacturing. As we lost thousands of jobs, we didn’t do enough to position our state for growth in fast-growing, advanced … more
To the Editor: With the new school year starting, parents' to-do lists are now filled with shopping for school clothes, school supplies and school food. That's right - school food! In past years, our nation's schools were used by the USDA as a dumping more
There are no private schools in Finland. The public schools are social equalizers which are designed to level the playing field for students irrespective of the social or economic position of their parents. They promote equity and more
To the Editor, John Cervone, in his Trump-style, invective-laced letter “Who will stop the Clintons?” doesn’t mention his choice for political savior. However, we can assume it’s the … more
If we want to create jobs and grow our economy, we have to make it easier to do business in Rhode Island. Right now, companies across the country are making decisions about where more
To the Editor: Someone once said, “When you mix religion and politics, you get politics.” As a candidate for School Committee, I think we may need to revise that quote this election year to … more
To the Editor: In a general sense, I understand the need to consolidate the Warwick Public Schools, including at the elementary level. But I pause when I think about converting John Brown Francis Elementary School and effectively ending its role as a more
As many residents have observed, there have been significant changes designed to improve our special education programs at the junior high and high school levels. These changes were made due to school consolidation but more more
To the Editor: I am writing this letter to share an experience I had with Rep. Eileen Naughton and would like the people of Warwick to know what a compassionate, caring, and professional person she is. I have one daughter. I raised her myself as a single more
To the Editor: Several months ago, residents of the neighborhood of Chapmans Avenue (Rte. 5 end), heard that the Shell/Dunkin Donuts store at the intersection of Route 5 and Route 113 was to be demolished and a new and larger store was planned and more
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