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To the Editor:In reading the recent column by Christopher Curran, I was struck by the embedded fear he expressed regarding laws passed by the Obama administration. He believes President Obama … more
“Oh,” Carol said with a resigned sigh, “I was hoping to get one more night.” That was out of the question unless I wanted to get the ornaments out of the box and start redecorating. We … more
As the saying goes, the devil is in the details. We have yet to see the devil in plans being advanced by Gov. Gina Raimondo and House Speaker Nicholas Matteillo, but the ideas have captured the … more
Open letter to the Friends of Warwick Senior Centers: I recently received a letter from Meg Underwood, director of Senior Services, who wrote to inform me of the latest donations your organization made to the center. The continued support and generosity more
The administration and the City Council took a step in 2011 to contain the escalating costs of municipal pensions, passing an ordinance that significantly altered the benefits of employees hired after July 1, 2012. One change requires firefighters hired more
Presidents when they leave office become marble men of American history. Of the 43 men who have served as Commander N' Chief (Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms, therefore he counts as two), some have left stellar legacies of innovation more
To the Editor:“Lincoln’s Chair” by Robert Houghtaling was beautifully written and well expressed for the majority of us who voted for Clinton. When I was a young child, rummaging … more
By HERB WEISS Almost two months ago when GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump trounced his Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton and his party took control of both chambers of Congress. Trump's surprising victory stunned both voters and political more
To the Editor: It is with tears in my eyes that I notify you that Rhode Island has just lost the man whom we believe to be the oldest World War II Veteran in our state. Arthur Jeremiah Latham Jr., a 106-year-old gentleman who achieved the rank of Chief more
It's better to give than to receive. I remember hearing that saying as a child and wondering what people were thinking. Had they not had the joy of birthday and Christmas presents? Had their parents not insisted, as my parents did, that my sister and I more
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