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I couldn't hear my daughter-in-law, Erica. She had the hood of her jacket pulled down over her forehead and was waving her arms. It had to be some sort of disaster. Over the noise of the chainsaw that my son, Ted, was using to clear branches, I learned more
By HERB WEISS Less than four months ago, a research report released by the Washington, D.C.-based National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS), using an analysis of U.S. Census data, found that even with the nation's economic recovery, savings levels 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
To the Editor: Last week, the New York State Senate passed, and Governor Chris Cuomo signed, what can only be characterized as the most barbaric abortion law in the history of western civilization. This is not hyperbole. Paradoxically termed the more
By ROBERT L. CAROTHERS I had retired after 18 years as the president of the University of Rhode Island when I discovered College Unbound (CU). While new to me, the college had been open for nearly a decade, a child of Big Picture Learning. BPL has been more
To the Editor: I would like to publicly thank Mayor Solomon and the City Council members (including Joseph Gallucci) for presenting me with the resolution of congratulations at the council meeting on Jan. 23. It was an honor that will always be more
You never know where you'll find news. I certainly didn't expect it in a farmhouse built at the turn of the century in upstate New York. Once a duplex with an outhouse, the house is in sorry condition these days. It has not been lived in for more than a more
To the Editor: I have found that much of what people say about Roger Williams is not true. They say that Williams worked as a minister, but he didn't. Yes, he ministered all of his life, but he made money by owning a trading post, and as Rhode Island 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
To the Editor: I laughed out loud when I read Chairman McNamara's addressing the problem of our tragic statewide public education system. In reality, sorrow and anger were the true reactions. The chairman of the Democratic party in Rhode Island has been more
To the Editor: How much more are you willing to pay to live in Warwick? Would you be happy with maximum tax increases every year for the next several years, while your services are diminished? Get ready, because that is exactly what is coming your (our) 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
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