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Although a resolution by Representative Camille Vella-Wilkinson (D-21 District, Warwick) to set up a panel of five people to objectively investigate sexual harassment claims within the Rhode Island National Guard was ultimately unsuccessful, the base more
By HERB WEISS The long-awaited Senate health bill text, crafted by a group of 13 GOP senators (all male) appointed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, to replace and repeal President Obama's Affordable Care Act of 2017 (ACA, popularly more
The state’s annual “Clean Energy Industry Report” from the Office of Energy Resources (OER) just came out, and it is once again filled with great news. There are now an incredible 15,000 jobs … more
Organic” best describes the development that has taken place since the state secured the future of the former Rocky Point amusement park from private ownership and opened it to public use. State … more
Once again another legislative season is edging to a close, and once again the nothing of substance has been accomplished. No change in government operating paradigms was instituted, and no attempt at lowering the state's outstanding debt was discussed. more
From Frying Pan to Fire:Many Warwick voters in house district 21 tired of former State Representative Eileen Naughton for her many years of disregarding constituents. Her failure to ever attend … more
To the Editor:I was appalled that students in our city high schools are even involved in this “squirt gun” activity. To use it to pick on and abuse other students seems cruel, to say the … more
To the Editor: $640 million. That’s a pretty big number. Especially when you realize that’s how much the state of Rhode Island takes on in tobacco-related health care costs each … more
This is the tale of Ollie’s great escape; the very thing we feared could happen on one of our visits to upstate New York. Carol had taken measures to ensure the day would never come. Last … more
What has become tagged as the “Warwick Teachers Contract bill” by legislators is one of the hot issues legislators face in the waning days of this session of the General Assembly. Introduced by … more
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