More than three years ago, former Marine and Ward 5 Councilman Ed Ladouceur took on what some considered a fool’s task. In the face of mounting distrust of the Warwick Sewer Authority and suggestions the authority be scrapped, Ladouceur called for the creation of a Council Review Commission.

Not surprisingly, some of …

Summer has arrived for state lawmakers. But several outstanding pieces of business will … More
Mass shootings and massacres have dominated the news, generating debate as activists for … More
Rhode Island’s roadways – particularly its bridges – desperately need repair. That … More
$263 million is a lot of money. It’s a scary number when you consider that’s what the … More
For 50 years, Gaspee Days festivities have brought the community together to celebrate … More
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There are times when one just doesn’t know what to do after hearing about or … More
The beauty of our state is unbounded – from the sparking beaches of Newport and … More
Editor’s note: These are the remarks of Mayor Scott Avedisian that were delivered … More
A recently published study, by Brown University researchers, takes a look at end-of-life … More
Many Rhode Islanders know that spring has arrived upon hearing the piercing chorus of … More
Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

One of my most interesting memories of my teenage years in Warwick Downs was the brave acts by Barbara Eden, a tall, well built young lady, who lived on Navashon Ave. across from my Uncle Joe’s grocery store.

Whenever the weather was decent, she would run to Swedish Beach and daringly dive into …

To the Editor: In Jim Collin’s classic business book, From Good To Great, he notes … More
For the past eight years, I have had the honor of serving on the Committee on Public … More
To the Editor: “When the government fears the people, there is liberty. When the … More
To the Editor: No one wants to admit it. No one wants to participate in it. No one … More
To the Editor: This is in reply to Capt. Ian Bowles MNI, who wrote a letter to the … More
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