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We all have a vital interest in keeping our communities – and especially our children – safe. When the General Assembly earlier this year passed a law expanding to 1,000 feet the zone around … more
Editor’s note: This is a condensed version of William Holland’s remarks delivered Tuesday at the School Committee meeting at Toll Gate High School. I would like to thank the school … more
Do the math and the figures are astounding. During the Fridays and Saturdays of August, Warwick’s 16 hotels experienced a 96 percent occupancy rate, meaning virtually every one of the 2,237 rooms … more
Steadily and insidiously over time, Rhode Island’s roads and bridges have slid into a state of decrepitude. The reasons for this shameful reality are multifaceted. One can hoist blame on the … more
To the Editor: The recent fires at both the Four Seasons South in Warwick on Sept. 19 and the fire at the Westgate Condos on March 11 scores the immediate need to retrofit all older apartment … more
To the Editor: I am writing in response to Mr. Caswell’s commentary regarding heterogeneous grouping in our schools (10/6/15).    No one would dispute that the expertise of our … more
To the Editor: I was extremely disappointed with Charlie Hall and the editorial staff’s insensitivity to addiction with the Allie’s doughnut cartoon in the Cranston Herald on Oct. … more
To the Editor: California’s inferno has made that state a disaster area. This terrible loss of homes and lives should not be tolerated. Our government should do more to protect that … more
Claude Bergeron bit off the end of the cigar, rolled it in his forefingers, and smelled it. He had been waiting for the moment. The cigar was the complement to what was turning out to be a perfect … more
To the Editor: On behalf of Chief Edmund B. Armstrong and the Office of Fire Prevention, I would like to thank all of those who made our annual Fire Safety Day such a success.  With … more
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