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To the Editor: I had a rough night last night. My furnace was not working and I had to call someone to fix it. It cost me more than $200 just to have the person show up, money I didn’t have in … more
On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade ensured that women have the right to reproductive freedom. This opinion was reaffirmed in 1992 when the Court ruled that … more
“Listen to your mother.” How many times during childhood did all of us here those words? Of course, one does not have to be your actual mother to assume a maternal ego-state. A mother … more
By ANDREW S. CUTLER Unless you were visiting Mongolia last week, chances are you probably noted a story coming out of Rhode Island, which became a viral sensation overnight. As I followed this … more
The issue hasn’t been making headlines to the same degree it did at other points in the last two years, but Rhode Island remains at the epicenter of an ongoing crisis. In early 2014, startling … more
I didn’t need all the media hype to tell me we were in for a storm. I just looked at Ollie. He stood at the top of the stairs, head down, gazing aimlessly. His tail drooped, yet his posture … more
By DANIEL WALL The United States Department of Education (DOE) is worried about Rhode Island’s testing participation rates. In December, Rhode Island and 11 other states were notified that they … more
To the Editor: On Jan. 7, Matt Bower posted the article, “Virtual high a choice for students,” which announced the school committee’s approval of the use of Virtual High School (VHS) … more
To the Editor: Two words: “Political Correctness!” It’s taking away our traditions, values and our right to express our opinions. Imagine, a New York City elementary school principal … more
Not surprisingly, Philip Thornton’s reorganization plan for Warwick schools, which he released without of fanfare (no press conference, no press release, no photo op on the steps of Aldrich or … more
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