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Rhode Island was always a long shot to win the General Electric sweepstakes, but a sense of disappointment was nonetheless palpable when the iconic global brand chose Boston as the new home of its corporate headquarters several months ago. Tempering that more
Rhode Island has struggled to emerge from the Great Recession. Yet, through sustained efforts to improve our business climate, invest in education and raise the quality of life for our residents, we are putting Rhode more
To the Editor: Debbi McInteer’s letter (“Patient access to doctors threatened by proposed bill,” May 26) includes many inaccuracies and distortions about the proposed Interstate Medical … more
The lament is frequently that municipal taxpayers are forced to pick up the tab of state or federally enforced regulations. That is often the case, and most such complaints are justified. But that wasn't the immediate cry when the city administration more
If we want to create jobs and grow our economy, we have to make it easier to do business in Rhode Island. Right now, companies across the country are making decisions about where more
I've been a big fan of the Avon Cinema for over 50 years. Dinner and a movie, plus an occasional shopping spree, have been a part of our lives on many weekends. While I review movies for the Warwick Beacon and the Cranston Herald that are more
In recent years, it has become common to walk out my front door near Newport's waterfront in the historic Point neighborhood during a storm and see several inches of water surging up the road. For some, the challenges caused by more
As the social mores in our society have changed so dramatically in the last half-century, understanding what is politically correct or what should be socially acceptable is confounding. Issues that were beyond conception to those of us who grew up in the more
Dear Graduates, Congratulations on your big day! Your parents are proud. Family and friends will attend the long awaited celebration. And last, but not least, you get to move on and start the next adventure. All too often, when more
To the Editor: There has been a great deal of press during the past few weeks about the Community Service Grant program, and we feel that it is imperative to offer our perspective. These grants are used to provide critical services to our neediest Rhode more
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