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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
I've been a big fan of the Avon Cinema for over 50 years. Dinner and a movie, plus an occasional shopping spree, have been a part of our lives on many weekends. While I review movies for the Warwick Beacon and the Cranston Herald that are 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
In recent years, it has become common to walk out my front door near Newport's waterfront in the historic Point neighborhood during a storm and see several inches of water surging up the road. For some, the challenges caused by 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
My father-in-law was right: “People are funnier than anyone.” Carol called him “Pops,” and so did I. He enjoyed being with people, and even in his days in assisted living and then a … 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
To the Editor: Debbi McInteer’s letter (“Patient access to doctors threatened by proposed bill,” May 26) includes many inaccuracies and distortions about the proposed Interstate Medical … more
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