October 14, 2015

We all have a vital interest in keeping our communities – and especially our children – safe.

When the General Assembly earlier this year passed a law expanding to 1,000 feet the zone around public and private schools in which Level III sex offenders are prohibited from residing, safety was cited as the primary …

How could you not love yesterday? Even if it was only an office break and a chance to … More
To the Editor: Let me introduce you to my cousin and good friend, one that’ll stand … More
The Ocean State’s roads – and the agency tasked with overseeing them – are … More
Trash isn’t a clean business. Municipal officials were reminded of that Tuesday as they … More
Rhode Islanders should be outraged over the 38 Studios fiasco, particularly in the wake … More
Editorial Cartoon
This Side Up
John Howell
My Take on the News
Lonnie Barham
John Hazen White, Jr.
The “zone of proximal development” is the difference between a student’s … More
Whenever you read something about how “our infrastructure is falling apart,” you … More
My time teaching children in post-Katrina Louisiana and watching them grow as the region … More
The United States Department of Transportation ranks Rhode Island last – 50th out of 50 … More
Editor’s note: Jacob Marrocco, who has worked this summer as assistant sports editor, … More
Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

The Four Seasons apartment fire on Saturday, Sept. 19 was a terrible tragedy and loss for all of the residents who lived in the destroyed building. My brother-in-law and nephew lost everything they owned. 

I heard about the fire shortly after it started at 2:30 a.m. that morning and witnessed …

To the Editor: Reference is to “Failed Leadership” in the Providence … More
To the Editor: California’s inferno has made that state a disaster area. This … More
To the Editor: On behalf of Chief Edmund B. Armstrong and the Office of Fire … More
To the Editor: Why are some members of Congress and some members running for Congress … More
To the Editor: In response to Stephanie Shelton’s revisionist letter, … More
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