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When it comes to substance abuse, we should be seeking all possible avenues to help address what amounts to a life and death situation for thousands of individuals in Rhode Island, and many more afflicted people outside of our state's border. more
Most Rhode Islanders, who do not have some sort of umbilical cord connected to our government, want desperately to vote for a real reform-minded candidate for governor. Unfortunately, voters are … more
To the Editor:Back in May 2016,I read an article in the Warwick Beacon about “Firefighters Getting Bonuses for being Healthy.” Having had family members in the department for the last 30 … more
To the Editor: With the latest mass shooting incident in a fast food shop in Nashville the need to establish regulated means to safe guard all in occupied buildings becomes extremely urgent. These soft targets now include fast food, offices (business, more
To the Editor: Spring has finally arrived! With the warmer weather, the strength of our community has been on full display. In the past few weeks in Ward 7 alone Apponaug Little League, Apponaug Girls softball, Continental, and St. Gregg's have had their more
There's something to be said about our current state of affairs when a departing mayor says matter-of-factly that civility is totally gone from politics in the modern era. That notion was put forth by outgoing mayor Scott Avedisian of Warwick, when asked more
Scott Avedisian has defied all rumors about his political future up until last week, when he confirmed he would accept the role of chief executive offer at the Rhode Island Transit Authority. I've lost track, but it goes back at least a decade when more
To the Editor: April 12, I came home after a six-day stay at Kent Hospital and feel compelled to write this letter about the dozens of wonderful people who crossed my path during my stay. From the moment I entered through the emergency room to walking more
What makes a community “livable?” While that question can generate a million different responses, there are certain elements without which many humans could not live and prosper in any community. … more
To the Editor: A major newspaper writer, Patrick Anderson, wrote an April 21 article that reveals a non-flattering portrait of Lt. Gov. Dan McKee. McGee rants about a supposed conservative group, Gaspee that opposes his opponent Aaron Regunberg. A good more
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