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There is an ancient Chinese curse that translates to, “May you get what you wish for.” On the face of the statement, one might think the message is intended as a well-wish. However, the inherent … more
When it comes to wrongdoing on the part of public servants, Rhode Island certainly has no monopoly. Yet for those who call the Ocean State home, it can often feel otherwise. In very recent memory, … more
To the Editor: Congratulations to the Rhode Island voters, who demonstrated in Tuesday’s April 26 Primary voting, that they can “go outside the box.” Hopefully, they will continue this … more
A lot has changed in health care as we all know. With all the discussion of bottom lines and budgets, it might be easy to forget that Kent Hospital has reached a very important milestone and one that … more
To the Editor: As an R.I. and U.S. taxpaying lower to middle class citizen just scraping by, I find it really hard to wrap my head around this one also. If it costs $5 million for a state logo … more
To the Editor: On May 11, I will be at the Rhode Island State House to represent cancer patients and survivors from Warwick to call on Rhode Island’s state legislature to make cancer-related … more
Governor Gina Raimondo and Education Commissioner Ken Wagner held an open forum earlier this week at Warwick Vets High School, and in general the audience, many of them teachers, school committee … more
To the Editor: Here’s a caveat that Rhode Islanders would do well to consider: I strongly suggest that it would be unwise to trust the free personal document shredding program administered and … more
I went to a Planning Board meeting Thursday night. Now that surely isn’t groundbreaking news. I’ve been to many planning and zoning board meetings and I know what to expect. But this one was … more
We all learned in school that our system of government involves three separate branches – the legislative, executive and judicial – each with the ability to keep the others from becoming too … more
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