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To the Editor:Aristotle once said, “The state comes into existence that man may live.”St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta was quoted as saying, “If abortion is not wrong, nothing is … more
There is no way for us to sugarcoat the recent findings by the American Arbitration Association, which on Monday ruled in favor of the Warwick Firefighters' Union that the City of Warwick failed to properly enshrine pension reform efforts into the more
To the Editor: My name is Donna Wheaton and I am in need of a kidney transplant. I had a transplant 17 years ago. Unfortunately, my kidney is failing once again and I am in need of another transplant. I am a mother of a 28-year-old daughter, Ashley, and more
By NICHOLAS MATTIELLO Curbing the opioid epidemic is one of the most significant public health challenges facing Rhode Island and the nation today. A Washington Post investigation recently reported that Rhode Island was one of the first places in the more
By JESSICA DAVID Opportunity Zones, a new and very different type of incentive created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, are getting a lot of attention nationally and locally. This new incentive is intended to encourage private investment, and more
It's too early to be thinking of sailing unless you're one of those who don dry suits and launch their Sunfish off the docks at Edgewood Yacht Club on Sunday for a morning of frostbiting. There's another group that gathers on the docks of East Greenwich more
In this space last week, we addressed the scourges of sexual assault and harassment, lauding U.S. Sen. Martha McSally - who represents Arizona but has roots in Rhode Island - for sharing her experience as a survivor of rape. The days since have put a new more
We can think of no greater promise afforded to young citizens of this country than the promise of a quality education, and the prospect of earning at least a modest income as a result of investing the time and money necessary to receive that education. more
By STEVEN FRIAS An old adage is to avoid discussing politics and religion. A debate on abortion usually entangles both politics and religion, which is why even politicians may try to avoid it. Therefore, some were surprised when for the first time in a more
To the Editor: In 1991 our U.S. Congress proclaimed March as Irish-American Heritage Month. With approximately 33 million, or 10 percent, of the U.S. residents who claim Irish ancestry, this affords a large pool of happy celebrants for events associated more
To the Editor:There have been many “black days” in our country’s history but Monday, February 26, 2019 is the darkest ever. On that day, the U.S. Senate considered a bill that would … more
A 12-minute set,” Bob announced to those in the locker room Saturday. There were incredulous responses. “How did you manage that? You really must have been on top of your … more
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