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To the Editor: On a recent drive on Route 1 North by our beautiful T.F. Green Airport, I was shocked and saddened to see the many empty lots that neighbor our airport. I counted at least a dozen empty lots on Post Road, which surround our beautiful main more
By JAMES M. HOBSON Putting aside the political aspects, Gov. Raimondo's proposal of free tuition would be a slap in the face to all Rhode Islanders who have recently graduated college. Having just graduated from RIC myself (on time with a dual major and more
It's not the norm when the Diocese of Providence calls a town hall meeting." Town hall meetings are commonly events where people air their concerns and ideas before elected officials. But a town hall meeting is the forum Bishop Thomas Tobin has selected" more
To the Editor: The Greenwood Terrace Tenant Association decided to give me a surprise birthday party on January 14 as it would be my 102nd birthday. The president of the Association, Rosanne Andrews, and treasurer Nancy DeShaies planned it all. They sent more
To the Editor: Man, oh man! In the greatest Super Bowl comeback of all time, Captain America faced his one-time sidekick, the Falcon, in Houston and brought the crowds to their feet, for an entire quarter of the game. From early on in the game it looked more
By KEN BLOCK The former chairman and vice chairman of the House Finance Committee have both recently been arraigned on multiple felony charges. The House Finance Committee has primary responsibility for Rhode Island's $9 billion budget. The above facts more
Last week, concerns about weapons and violence shared via social media ignited concerns in two Rhode Island school communities. A parent at Burrillville High School contacted school administrators early Wednesday to report a post suggesting a student more
With half of her term already transpired, has Governor Gina Raimondo taken courageous political stands or has she preferred to focus on building a public relations portfolio? Every politician is driven by ambition. Ideally, a leader must find a pathway more
“Shoveling is the worst thing for you.” I didn’t say anything, knowing the explanation was to follow. “It doesn’t matter if it’s snow or dirt, people make the mistake of taking big … more
To the Editor: Governor Raimondo's plan to provide free college educations to Rhode Island's citizens is an excellent idea. Thankfully, after World War II ended, I was able to enroll at the University of Wisconsin under the G.I. Bill. I had served our more
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