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As laborious as it can be – and sometimes laced with political and even personal jabs – the process of carefully scrutinizing city operations and finances is the bedrock to transparent and efficient government. more
Hard though it might be to believe, September is just around the corner - and with it the start of a new school year. Across our communities, families are preparing students for a return to the classroom - some just before the Labor Day weekend, others more
If you get offended by the calling out of things that are offensive, you may as well stop reading now. As generational gaps widen between today's more senior members of our society and those who have come after them, instances of incompatible views more
By now, neither the personal health risks nor the enormous public health consequences of smoking are unfamiliar to anyone. For years, we have known that smoking and tobacco use are linked to cancer, heart disease, asthma, emphysema and other maladies. We more
There's certainly a lot to chew on in regards to the proposed 20-year agreement between the state and gambling giant IGT - in no small part due to the extensive media campaigns that have been launched by IGT and Twin River following the announcement of more
We desperately wish we could call the weekend's horrific events in Texas and Ohio surprising. The scale of the violence - 31 dead and scores more wounded between two mass shootings - is, of course, shocking. But aside from the fact that the latest more
Numbers can be tricky things. Add a significant expanse of time to that equation and you have a recipe for many questions - some of which remain without satisfying answers. Mayor Joseph Solomon has heralded the recently released FY18 audit report as more
Earlier this month, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence released a list of priests and clergy members found to have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children since 1950. It … more
To the Editor: Anxiety" has become a bit of a buzzword of late. And why shouldn't it? Repeated surveys and studies in recent years have shown that Americans' anxiety in general is on the rise. [1] But I'm sure you don't need to read the data and" more
All’s fair in love and upholding the First Amendment, right? Not quite. It may seem odd for a newspaper to take a stand against so-called “First Amendment Auditing,” because the First … more
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Saturday's heat across the state was blistering, even record setting, but it didn't prevent the Cranston community from coming out to remember one of its own. A Walk in Memory of Lauren Ise" was held at Hugh B. Bain Middle School near the peak of this" more
If the ongoing financial crisis experienced by the Warwick School Department can be symbolically represented by a cataclysmic thunderstorm looming over the city, then recent events and negotiations between the city council, mayor's office and the school more
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