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To the Editor: A couple of weeks ago we observed the tragic anniversary of the legalization of abortion (Roe v. Wade) in our nation. Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta once said, “If abortion is … more
It’s hard to imagine that, when the state Congressional delegation unanimously voted to bail out the National Flood Insurance Program by eliminating federal subsides, they didn’t foresee what it … more
To the Editor: Enough is enough.  Over the past several legislative sessions, our representatives at the State House have inflicted significant financial pain on the local taxpayers. First, they … more
To the Editor: We all remember Leo Grenier in school (died Feb. 6, 2014). At Greenwood Grammar School and Lockwood High School, he was the best, as well as most popular, athlete. As a … more
The recent spike in overdose deaths caused by heroin has captured the attention of parents, health professionals, law enforcement, many in politics and the media. Already, significant efforts are … more
A SIMPLE SOLUTION TO WRONG-WAY DEATHS: Last Friday yet another wrong-way driver killed an innocent motorist in Rhode Island. Driving the wrong direction on I-95, an occurrence that happens far too … more
For the first time in seven years, the Rhode Island Coalition of the Homeless was able to announce a decrease in the overall homeless population when they released 2013 data at the State House last … more
Carol and I were talking over lunch when I was nudged from behind. I reached back and felt the cold snout of our newest family member, Oliver. He has been with us for a year now and, upon … more
Envisioning Rhode Island as the “Silicon Valley of Food” may sound audacious. Proposing legislation that would designate calamari as the state’s official appetizer has already drawn significant … more
To the Editor: I recently read where Governor Lincoln Chafee graded former Governor Donald Cacieri on his eight years leading Rhode Island. He had the audacity to give his two terms a “D” … more
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