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The first of three and perhaps more city budget hearings will be held this Friday starting at 5 p.m. when the mayor presents his $165 million school budget, which is $2 million less than what schools requested. Overall, Mayor Scott Avedisian is asking more
After an involved and careful negotiating process between the City of Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Red Sox Triple-A Baseball Team, a new stadium proposal has been presented. Unlike the original proposal for a Providence stadium in 2015, this version is more
To the Editor: Apparently, House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello favors passage of H5510 that would prohibit those convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence or subject to a restraining order from owning a firearm. I hope he takes the time to watch Rep. more
It's taken more than 14 years to complete a lasting memorial to the 100 who lost their lives in The Station nightclub fire on Feb. 20, 2003 in the worst tragedy in Rhode Island history and the fourth deadliest fire in the country. Some would say that's more
It's taken more than 14 years to complete a lasting memorial to the 100 who lost their lives in The Station nightclub fire on Feb. 20, 2003 in the worst tragedy in Rhode Island history and the fourth deadliest fire in the country. Some would say that's more
By HERB WEISS During the month of May, commencement speakers will be addressing the graduating Class of 2017 at Colleges, Universities and higher learning institutions in Rhode Island and throughout the nation. Robed graduating seniors will listen more
I’d done as I was told. “Watch the video and try to get here before 9.” Now that I was in a trailer on the flight line at Quonset Point, I wasn’t prepared for what was to come next. I … more
By DR. GLENN MOLLETTE The only way to get out of the darkness is to follow the light. Sometimes it's just a very faint light. Often you have to be in the darkness long enough to refocus your eyes so that you can look for a glimmer of light to follow out more
To the Editor: In Kent Hospital, there are some great doctors: Dr. G. Valentin Cristescu (surgeon), Dr. NaVeed Rana (chemotherapist) and an anesthetist. Thanks to the gift of God that I could miraculously survived from cancer. I really appreciate Dr. more
It's hard to believe given the small size of our state, but Rhode Island has 150 municipal pension plans. These plans provide retirement security for the hard-working municipal employees who devote their careers to serving our local more
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