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To the Editor: Patients suffering from opioid addiction do not start out as drug seekers. Often they were prescribed a painkiller for a physical injury which, over time, lost its efficacy. They turn to street drugs which are cheaper and easier to get in more
By STEPHEN TRANGHESE Besides the dog, no creature has warmed the hearts of the American family more than cats. I know it, you know it, people love cats, and it's easy to see why. The cuddling, the purring and their Meow-nificent mannerisms, such as their more
By LONNIE BARHAM The Providence Journal reminded us recently that our little state agreed in 2013 to commit our future presidential electoral college votes to the winner of the national popular vote, even if that presidential candidate has lost Rhode more
By ATTORNEY GENERAL PETER F. KILMARTIN 2017 will mark change for our nation as a new president is sworn into office. With any new administration, there is always change in leadership at critical federal agencies, and with it, the chance for significant more
By TESSA ROY “This is going to sound like a strange request, but I’m not sure what to do at this point,” I said over the phone to a Providence Police officer last Tuesday night. As we … more
To the Editor: The resolution submitted by the Warwick City Council on January 4, 2017 to the Rhode Island General Assembly requesting that multi-unit rental housing be classified as non-smoking came about after a Warwick woman with a four-year old-child more
To the Editor: I am outraged at the RI Congressional delegation, Reed, Whitehouse, Cicilline, Langevin, as well as Gina Raimondo and the rest of the RI Democratic leaders. I am outraged because they are not leaders, they are sheep. I am getting more
Pomp and circumstance, passionate promises and astronomical aspirations flew flamboyantly around the chamber as state reps and senators were sworn in and set positions for individual recognition. The over-sized, over-blown structure of our unnecessarily more
Both Mayor Scott Avedisian and City Council President Joseph Solomon sounded upbeat notes in addresses during inaugural ceremonies. The mayor highlighted municipal achievements with particular focus on developments proposed for City Centre. From his more
To the Editor: In continuing to keep the residents of Ward 7 updated on an expansion proposal by the owners of the Shell station on the corner of Main Avenue and Greenwich Avenue, I wanted to share the latest developments. In October, the owners of the more
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