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To the Editor: This past week the Rhode Island National Guard was mentioned twice in the Providence Journal. The subject was the same but the contributors were on opposite sides of the fence. The news story told of individuals from the National Guard more
Open letter to Senator Reed: There is absolutely nothing wrong with reasonable efforts to protect the environment of the United States and to encourage other countries to do the same. However it is nothing but a fool's errand to expect that our actions more
Dear Graduating Seniors, I preface these comments by offering you the greatest respect. The accolades, soon to be bestowed, for graduating 12 years of schooling, should bring a sense of pride to those who revel in your success. Before being handed a more
By CHRISTOPHER ZOUKIS Solitary confinement has long been viewed by experts and human rights organizations as a form of torture. As far back as 1890, the United States Supreme Court declared the practice of solitary confinement abandoned, noting the high more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING On a winter's day in 1983, Todd Morsilli was killed when a vehicle driven by an intoxicated East Greenwich High School student callously barreled down the road, erasing a life along the way. This event hurt families, challenged laws more
By STEVEN KING When a company chooses where to do business today there's several things they consider - and world class infrastructure is always near the top of the list. At the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) we recognize the importance of more
High school graduations are here. Bishop Hendricken's students will go first this Wednesday, June 7. Rocky Hill comes next - 34 of that school's students will graduate June 7. At Pilgrim, 299 seniors will graduate on June 13. Lastly, 288 at Toll Gate more
To the Editor:I just wanted to point out that Tuesday night the mayor said the city “saved” $82,000 by closing the Buttonwoods Community Center. We have a budget of over $310,000,000. It … more
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank Troop 4 Gaspee and the Warwick Avenue Ace Hardware Store for their assistance in remediating the unsightly graffiti adjacent to the falls in Pawtuxet Village. Scout leader Joe Fontaine didn't more
Who would have believed 18 years ago when a consent agreement was signed that a tunnel would be responsible for cleaning up the waters of Narragansett Bay to levels where areas closed to shellfishing for more than 70 years could reopen. The tunnels that more
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