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There is broad agreement that single-use plastic bags and other plastic items, such as disposable straws, create environmental hazards and contribute to the pollution of treasured ecosystems and natural resources. In recent years, the Ocean State has more
We would like to add our voice to the list of people who are concerned about the potential for the Warwick Center for the Arts (WCFA) to be removed from their long-standing spot within the Kentish Artillery Armory under the notion that the city can get a more
The late former Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes once said that, “Taxes are what we pay for civilized society.” A complex historical figure, Holmes earned a reputation as “the great … more
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It is difficult to understand how something like global climate change became a political issue - something that divides people along party lines and ideologies rather than a topic that hinges on hard scientific facts. It is even more difficult to more
With Valentine's Day looming on the horizon, cynics and hopeless romantics find themselves at odds, as they often do, with one side lamenting the glorification of another commercial faux holiday that preys on human emotion for profits, and the other more
The arrest of a suspect in the 2013 slaying of John “Jack” Fay, a 66-year-old Vietnam veteran who enjoyed going for multiple daily jogs through City Park, is as much a testament to the hard work … more
We wish that we could say we were surprised to learn last week that the City Council is keeping the schools off the docket, essentially holding the fate of necessary, voter-approved capital projects for safe fire alarm systems and school roofs in the more
Can you have too much of a good thing? Fans of the New England Patriots - including the roughly 35,000 people who turned out for a Super Bowl rally Sunday morning at Gillette Stadium - would likely respond with a resounding No." Led by coach Bill" more
If you had to budget for an upcoming expense, what would your strategy be? Some people come up with a comprehensive savings plan, pledging to put away $100 a month for a year in order to purchase something that needs an upgrade. Others pin back on areas more
In a move that would have made national headlines just 10 years ago, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo made the state's intentions to legalize recreational marijuana clear with all the fanfare of a low-priority bullet note amidst a much more more
It's no secret that public participation in local government has waned over the years. On most nights at local city and town halls, only a handful of members of the public - including local print journalists - are present as municipal officials do the more
Recently the concept of trust has come up in Warwick on several occasions. More specifically, how much trust should be doled out in certain situations and which situations call for more skepticism? To address one of the most tragic stories we've covered more
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