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There's no way to skirt around the facts. The state of public schools in Rhode Island is a dire problem. The Jacobs Report - a statewide, independent assessment of the repair needs, from crucial to cosmetics, of all 307 public school facilities more
Can you measure joy? Sure, you can sum up a vacation, a night on the town, an outing with friends as a “good time,” or a “great time.” And there are those times when you feel an uplifting, … more
Anybody who has ever embarked on a hike that wound up being way more dangerous and lengthy than they expected (or prepared for) will understand the feeling of finally seeing your car sitting where you parked it, what seemed like an eternity ago, in the more
To the Editor: I am disappointed that the Warwick School Committee is deciding to have a special meeting this Thursday at 7:15 in the morning. It is impossible for many parents, teachers, students and members of the public to attend a 7:15 a.m. meeting more
To the Editor: Years ago, as a social work student in the graduate program at Rhode Island College, I had a vivacious, passionate, professor by the name of Nancy Gerwirtz. Each week in Doctor Gerwirtz's class I was mesmerized by her passion and her more
To the Editor: Every homeowner and business owner in Warwick is held hostage by a small group of persons who control $167 million yearly to educate 9,977 students. And this week, these sorry taxpayers had to witness a teacher sickout" so that multiple" more
By WALTER D. CRADDOCK Rhode Islanders have long clamored for better service from the state agencies funded with their tax dollars. The Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles is no exception. This year the division began a series of steps to improve its more
To the Editor: The Rhode Island School Superintendents' Association (RISSA) strongly and unequivocally supports the courageous leadership displayed by Dr. Phil Thornton, Superintendent of Schools of the Warwick Public Schools. Dr. Thornton is conducting more
When something seems too good to be true, it's wise to wait a little bit and feel out the situation for some more information - basically to make sure you're not being taken for a fool. But in the case of the bid to occupy the old Aldrich Middle School more
The recent gun violence in Las Vegas goes far beyond the horrific. Fifty-eight innocent victims, and one extremely troubled shooter, died in what we are now calling the worst ever" for this type of event. Statistics abound" more
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