Memorial Day, an occasion both somber and celebratory, holds a unique place among American holidays.

As the unofficial start of summer, the long weekend provides an opportunity to gather with friends and family, enjoy the outdoors, travel and otherwise usher in the season. Just weeks removed from a brutal winter, that …

The bottom line – what property owners will have to pay in taxes – will once again be … More
Stunned silence has followed in the wake of the disclosure last week that Warwick has … More
What has been a bleak fiscal picture for the state recently grew a bit brighter. Word … More
Although Rep. Joseph McNamara seemed to have all the right answers’ at the last House … More
There are those who suggest our nation’s shameful legacy of racism and discrimination … More
Editorial Cartoon
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John Howell
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Lonnie Barham
John Hazen White, Jr.
It has often been said that Rhode Island is like one big family. Because Rhode Island is … More
The boat appeared Thursday. With its high freeboard and bubble-like cabin, it was … More
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING As a child I can remember folks like Malcolm X and Martin … More
“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs … More
By CAPT. HOWARD McVAY JR. Rhode Island ’s deep-water ports are a uniquely … More
Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

House Speaker Mattiello’s stadium consultant, Andrew Zimbalist, in a commentary piece (“Sports Facilities and Economic Development”) wrote: “Independent scholarly studies have found that a city, county or state should not anticipate a positive or fiscal impact from a new stadium or …

To the Editor: I enjoyed reading about Freddy and his Columbia 26. What a character … More
To the Editor: Do you really believe we are all equal before the law? Do you really … More
To the Editor: House Speaker Mattiello’s stadium consultant, Andrew Zimbalist, in a … More
To the Editor: The pathetic fanaticism of N.E. Pats supporters in the form of their … More
To the Editor: Much has been written in the paper of the Providence Journal and this … More
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