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To the Editor:A recent interview with Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Ken Wagner included statements about CCRI’s remedial programs that do not reflect aggressive … more
Sometimes being the leader can cost you the race. That’s a lesson I was reminded of last Thursday during the second of the season’s sailboat races out of Narragansett Terrace Yacht Club. If … more
The Memorial Day weekend is a time of year when we focus attention on veterans and the sacrifices they have made to ensure our freedoms. The tradition of recognizing deceased veterans dates back to … more
To the Editor: Apparently, House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello favors passage of H5510 that would prohibit those convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence or subject to a restraining order from owning a firearm. I hope he takes the time to watch Rep. more
After an involved and careful negotiating process between the City of Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Red Sox Triple-A Baseball Team, a new stadium proposal has been presented. Unlike the original proposal for a Providence stadium in 2015, this version is more
The first of three and perhaps more city budget hearings will be held this Friday starting at 5 p.m. when the mayor presents his $165 million school budget, which is $2 million less than what schools requested. Overall, Mayor Scott Avedisian is asking more
It's taken more than 14 years to complete a lasting memorial to the 100 who lost their lives in The Station nightclub fire on Feb. 20, 2003 in the worst tragedy in Rhode Island history and the fourth deadliest fire in the country. Some would say that's more
I’d done as I was told. “Watch the video and try to get here before 9.” Now that I was in a trailer on the flight line at Quonset Point, I wasn’t prepared for what was to come next. I … more
The only way to get out of the darkness is to follow the light. Sometimes it's just a very faint light. Often you have to be in the darkness long enough to refocus your eyes so that you can look for a glimmer of light to follow out more
To the Editor: In Kent Hospital, there are some great doctors: Dr. G. Valentin Cristescu (surgeon), Dr. NaVeed Rana (chemotherapist) and an anesthetist. Thanks to the gift of God that I could miraculously survived from cancer. I really appreciate Dr. more
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