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It can be easy for an abstract concept - like time - to become lost on people. As we enter the third decade of the 2000s, this can become increasingly disorientating. How could it already be 20 years ago that we watched the ball drop on a new millennium? more
Close to seven years ago, Bob Houghtaling wrote this article recognizing the importance of Martin Luther King as part of a 50th Anniversary celebration regarding the March on Washington. We reprint it today in recognition of King's upcoming birthday and more
To the Editor: I believe most supporters of the Second Amendment agree with Attorney General Peter Nehrona that mentally disturbed individuals should not be able to buy or possess a firearm. The recent tragic shooting at an assisted living facility in more
By ERIN O'BRIEN It must be closely ranked with the days before the deadline for filing income taxes, the day to take down the Christmas tree. It has filled an empty space and our senses with its presence. It's been a hiding place (and source of constant more
By LIANA CASSAR and TERRI CORTVRIEND A good education should be a right for Rhode Island's children. And while our state has a checkered record of delivering on this responsibility, we firmly believe that Rhode Island has what it takes to identify the more
Locally, the new year began with a chilling story - one involving the murder of a Pawtucket woman with a weapon rarely encountered by law enforcement. Cheryl Smith, 54, was rushed to the hospital Jan. 1 after being shot multiple times at her home. Soon more
She's a VSCO girl, who uses Marco Polo to post a meme while catfishing. I don't blame you if you're confused at this point. I'd be lost, too, if it wasn't for an email that caught my attention. I've learned to steer clear of emails with the names of more
To the Editor: On Monday night, I waited anxiously for my husband to return home from our City Council meeting. He finally walked through the door just before midnight. The outcome was positive, and what we were hoping for, after weeks of deliberation, more
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By SEN. JAMES C. SHEEHAN British historian Lord Harold Acton famously said: All power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely. After a war for independence against a tyrannical British monarchy, the framers of our United States Constitution more
In a world of divisiveness, nothing can bring us together quite like national attention - the good kind, anyways. Warwick has seen enough negative national attention in the past year, with a school lunch debt issue that blew up into a mainstream fiasco more
By MAYOR JOSEPH J. SOLOMON On Monday night, the majority of the City Council ratified a collective bargaining agreement that my administration and the Warwick Firefighters Union agreed to in November. This concluded a long, difficult series of more
To the Editor: On January 6, after over 12 hours of debate, the City Council voted to ratify the new three-year firefighters contract. I would like to thank all the members of our community who contacted me to share their thoughts about why they either more
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