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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
By HERB WEISS During the month of May, commencement speakers will be addressing the graduating Class of 2017 at Colleges, Universities and higher learning institutions in Rhode Island and throughout the nation. Robed graduating seniors will listen 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
It's that time when municipalities put together the spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year. Cranston finalized its budget last week calling for a $284.6 million spending plan - $9 million more than the current year - to be financed by a 2.18 percent more
Saturday, I was perusing the bargains at JC Penney's, picking out a deeply discounted cute gray sweater to ward off the cold while waiting for the spring that I know is supposed to arrive any day now. While waiting in the long line, which moved more
It's hard to believe given the small size of our state, but Rhode Island has 150 municipal pension plans. These plans provide retirement security for the hard-working municipal employees who devote their careers to serving our local more
This year is the 25th anniversary of the teachers strike that closed schools and saw 18 teachers arrested and sent to the Adult Correctional Institution. In many ways the rancor and distrust caused by that incident still simmers today. Some teachers say more
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