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It's been nine years since the School Department closed the doors of Christopher Rhodes School. Other than a year when it was used by the Rhode Island School for the Deaf while it was building a new school in Providence, Rhodes has sat empty, a target more
By BOB HOUGHTALING Where we get our information from and how it is processed matters. In fact, it matters so much that emotions, view of the world, ability to engage in meaningful dialogue, lead effectively, and think critically are all impacted by the more
In the 17th century “Italian Commedia” a clown character well known for alternating acts of boastfulness and cowardice is called “Scaramuccia” or “little skirmisher.” more
By MATT COLLINS, M.D. -- It's about halfway through summer break, which means that most children across Rhode Island have settled into a summer routine. The days are full of sun, fun and delicious treats, but that doesn't mean that a healthy lifestyle more
The numbers tell part of the story. On Friday the U.S. Customs and Border Protections, or CBP, gave the news media a glimpse of the expanded facilities at Green Airport. It's an austere environment more like a cattle chute than the welcome to Rhode more
By HERB WEISS After seven years of vowing to repeal and replace President Obama's Affordable Care Act, nicknamed Obamacare, Congressional GOP efforts went down in flames on Friday when Sens. John McCain of Arizona, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa more
To the Editor: It's been a few years since I was honored by being elected President of The Pontiac Village Association (PVA). This experience has given me more knowledge of the diverse folks in our neighborhood as well as a better understanding of how more
The name jumped off the rooster of the 48 World War II and Korean veterans for the June 3 Rhode Island Honor Flight: Giovanni Migliaccio. Could he be related to the Migliaccios who once owned my house in Conimicut? I planned to find out by the end of the more
In the famous Frank Sinatra song from the late 1960s, Old Blue Eyes describes a posh woman of questionable motives who is ubiquitously apparent. In the description of the woman being portrayed in the tune, some of the lyrics state: If the lady's chicer" more
Okay, you needed to get out a blanket and may have even thought of turning on the heat earlier this week. There were jokes - maybe not that far from reality - that students should have been told to bring parkas when we visited summer school classes at more
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