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There's something to be said about our current state of affairs when a departing mayor says matter-of-factly that civility is totally gone from politics in the modern era. That notion was put forth by outgoing mayor Scott Avedisian of Warwick, when asked more
To the Editor: A major newspaper writer, Patrick Anderson, wrote an April 21 article that reveals a non-flattering portrait of Lt. Gov. Dan McKee. McGee rants about a supposed conservative group, Gaspee that opposes his opponent Aaron Regunberg. A good more
To the Editor: The process to begin the purchase of a firearm is filling out form ATF-E form 4473. This is a mandatory form and is perfect for those who fill them out correctly, but how about those who lie? Well, lying is a federal offense, but at the more
To The Editor: Recently I, along with 20 from other WWII, Korean and Vietnam War veterans, was invited to be a guest on the Rhode Island Honor Flight. Little did I realize when I happily accepted, that the Honor Flight would be one of the more memorable more
When it comes to substance abuse, we should be seeking all possible avenues to help address what amounts to a life and death situation for thousands of individuals in Rhode Island, and many more afflicted people outside of our state's border. more
Most Rhode Islanders, who do not have some sort of umbilical cord connected to our government, want desperately to vote for a real reform-minded candidate for governor. Unfortunately, voters are … more
To the Editor: Recent press coverage of the inadequacies of the 911 system aroused my interest. As Chairman of the Coventry Fire District, and a nurse practitioner, I have a personal stake in protecting my taxpayers and patients. I contacted more
To the Editor: Spring has finally arrived! With the warmer weather, the strength of our community has been on full display. In the past few weeks in Ward 7 alone Apponaug Little League, Apponaug Girls softball, Continental, and St. Gregg's have had their more
To the Editor: With the latest mass shooting incident in a fast food shop in Nashville the need to establish regulated means to safe guard all in occupied buildings becomes extremely urgent. These soft targets now include fast food, offices (business, more
Scott Avedisian has defied all rumors about his political future up until last week, when he confirmed he would accept the role of chief executive offer at the Rhode Island Transit Authority. I've lost track, but it goes back at least a decade when more
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