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To the Editor: These days I am afraid to turn on my computer or listen to the news to see what damage Trump has done. This morning we learned Mr. Trump, The Fish and Wildlife Service and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke have all decided in favor of funding" more
It may be poor timing to pen this editorial in advance of what could be this winter's worst snow storm yet - less than a week from the first official day of spring, no less. However not all warm and fuzzy feelings are derived from weather, and the first more
With over 10,000 students and teachers, the Warwick Public School district is a massive undertaking when it comes to keeping everyone safe and secure in an increasingly tense period of time where school shootings are, unfortunately, in the back of more
To the Editor: Since the tragic shooting at a Florida high school, a half dozen people have asked me why shouldn’t “assault rifles” and “those clip things that hold a lot of bullets” be … more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING America is a work in progress. As an idea, it is beautiful. Concepts like democracy, a free press, fair courts, and the ability to vote are things that other nations admire. In fact, people often dream to come here. With all of this more
By REP. AARON REGUNBERG Last April, Karen Baldwin lobbied the General Assembly about a new employment benefit law. There is nothing unusual about lobbyists-usually hired guns-in the State House. What was different was this time it was a direct support more
By JOSEPH CROWLEY The Cranston City Council, after waffling over a request to the legislature to keep guns out of our schools, has decided it now has the answers to keeping our children safe. What a dramatic, political turn of events. First, the Cranston more
To the Editor: America is a broken nation. It breaks even more each time a shooting occurs. But which came first, the shootings or the brokenness? I contend it is the brokenness. This has happened insidiously over time. There have been many symptoms and more
It says something about the direction of our society that we need to organize special events in order to be able to get together and have civilized discussions about the direction of our state, but that is exactly where we find ourselves. While we don't more
You know we're getting used to this. So, the forecast was for a powerful nor'easter with high winds, lots of rain and ending with an inch to two inches of wet snow. That apparently didn't trouble too many. After all this is New England and, as we know, more
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