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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
There's nothing quite like a celestial event, the likes of which hasn't been seen in nearly 40 years, to provide some sorely needed perspective into our Earthbound activities. The first total solar eclipse visible from American soil since Feb. 26, 1979 more
There is something disheartening about looking over the reaction to the rollout of the Rhode Island Promise scholarship program and seeing a significant amount of kneejerk, negative feedback. Perhaps that's just human nature. There are nearly twice as 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
After watching the president of the United States trade public, bombastic rhetoric with an unstable, hostile foreign nation who reportedly now has the capability to deliver a nuclear strike to our shores, sometimes it is nice to escape from the wet ink more
Free college tuition for Rhode Islanders is here. With Senate passage of the $9.6 billion state budget last week and its signature by Gov. Gina Raimondo, the governor’s Rhode Island Promise is now … more
It's been nine years since the School Department closed the doors of Christopher Rhodes School. Other than a year when it was used by the Rhode Island School for the Deaf while it was building a new school in Providence, Rhodes has sat empty, a target more
The numbers tell part of the story. On Friday the U.S. Customs and Border Protections, or CBP, gave the news media a glimpse of the expanded facilities at Green Airport. It's an austere environment more like a cattle chute than the welcome to Rhode more
Okay, you needed to get out a blanket and may have even thought of turning on the heat earlier this week. There were jokes - maybe not that far from reality - that students should have been told to bring parkas when we visited summer school classes at 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
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