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To the Editor: While the media continue to champion the legacy of Barack Obama, President Donald J. Trump is rapidly trying to end or overturn a few of his more significant disasters, such as heath care and illegal immigration. And what exactly was his more
What began as a fresh start filled with possibilities is rapidly souring into a display of intolerance for a situation that has been created by years of neglect and, unfortunately, can only be corrected by a huge outlay of capital from the taxpayers. more
This year is the 25th anniversary of the teachers strike that closed schools and saw 18 teachers arrested and sent to the Adult Correctional Institution. In many ways the rancor and distrust caused by that incident still simmers today. Some teachers say more
Could it be that Rhode Islanders don't believe what they would like to believe? That would be our conclusion after the recent Bryant Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership poll that looked at the two proposals concerning the elimination or reduction more
Libraries have come a long way. These public institutions date back millennia, with the Royal Library of Alexandria in Egypt serving as one of the great lost wonders of the world after its construction in 283 BCE (before the common era that starts with more
The administration and the City Council took a step in 2011 to contain the escalating costs of municipal pensions, passing an ordinance that significantly altered the benefits of employees hired after July 1, 2012. One change requires firefighters hired more
The Great Flood of 2010 was a perfect storm. Conditions lined up ensuring that no matter how much precipitation we received that streams were going to overflow, as the ground was already a mushy sponge. Snowmelt supplemented by rain already filled more
The New Year brings with it hope that Warwick schools and the Warwick Teachers Union will finally reach an agreement as Mayor Scott Avedisian joins the parties in resumed mediation talks. While the parties continue to meet in interest arbitration, a more
Now just beyond the halfway point of her first 4-year term in office, the media took to grading Governor Gina Raimondo's performance. A cross section of high-profile Rhode Islanders were asked to grade her with her obvious supporters giving her more
Doing the impossible is nothing different to New England. Religious tolerance seemed improbable until the Pilgrims sailed across the ocean blue. Independence seemed astronomical until the guns were quieted at Yorktown and the British flew the white flag. more
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