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There's no way to skirt around the facts. The state of public schools in Rhode Island is a dire problem. The Jacobs Report - a statewide, independent assessment of the repair needs, from crucial to cosmetics, of all 307 public school facilities more
The longest day of the year is here - June 21 to be precise. High school graduations are winding down and the Fourth of July is around the corner. Summer is with us. It doesn't quite seem possible for summer to have arrived so quickly. Cool wet weather, more
The Memorial Day weekend is a time of year when we focus attention on veterans and the sacrifices they have made to ensure our freedoms. The tradition of recognizing deceased veterans dates back to … more
There are simply no words to express life's most tragic sorrows - and nothing drives that point home more than when a bright, well-liked and happy teenager is taken too soon by forces beyond the advances of modern medicine. In the end, a not-well-known more
While the Warwick City Council touts its no tax increase budget, which surely is a relief to taxpayers, it might be better off labeling it the “now you see it, now you don’t” budget. In a … more
In light of present day geopolitics, it is important to reflect on Monday's remembrance of Victory over Japan Day, which marked the 72nd anniversary of the day that Japan officially surrendered to Allied forces and effectively ended World War II. more
The president of any public or private college or university must serve, first and foremost, as the institution's biggest cheerleader. To spearhead the charge in educating the world's future generations of politicians, educators, healthcare 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
The decision made by the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday to approve National Grid's increase in electricity rates from 6.3 to 9.5 kilowatts per hour, equating to about $17 extra a month on the average residents' power bill, has more
When the agency renowned for long waits tells you not to stop in during the month of July, it's a good idea to listen. That's just what the Department of Motor Vehicles did last week when it announced it would launch a long overdue new computer system on more
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