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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
To the Editor: Because voter turnout has been historically low, primaries and caucuses are not a good way to determine a political party’s nominee for president of the United States when there … more
I got one of those “do I have to?” stares. “You’ve got to go out, because I’m going to regret it if you don’t.” Ollie looked resigned, but maybe that was my wishful thinking. An … more
To the Editor: I read with great interest the letter to the editor by Camille Vella-Wilkinson (Too many unanswered questions on truck tolls, Tuesday, Feb. 9). I have researched RhodeWorks, … more
In 1968, at the Democratic Convention in Chicago, Ill., the upheaval that the country witnessed over a four-night period on television was emblematic of the frayed social fabric that existed in the … more
Editor’s Note: A resident of Shalom Apartments, Patricia Mitola grew up in the Midwest, receiving her undergraduate degree in health and physical education from Illinois State University and her … more
During one of the recent debates, to determine the Republican Presidential Candidate, Marco Rubio stated that “welders make more money than philosophers. We need more welders and less … more
“Dad,” Ted said with an element of excitement, “we’ve got you a Christmas present.” As Christmas was a week ago, this came as a surprise. I waited for him to elaborate. “I can drop … more
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