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To the Editor, Many states are in the early phase of their reopening process. Much will be learned and adjustments will occur as they progress through this difficult task. The chief concern is that the elderly and others may not return immediately as more
By the first week in June, things are usually humming. If not for COVID-19, it would be mid-celebration for Gaspee Days - the Memorial Day Arts and Crafts Festival having been held, and the concert and fireworks with the 5K and the parade the following more
By BILL FYNN The alarming facts that 93 percent of Covid-19 fatalities in Rhode Island have been among persons age 60, and over with 80 percent of them were residents of nursing homes or assisted living facilities, are loud calls for action. We believe more
Reportedly frustrated over media coverage of his being spirited into a bunker at the White House on Friday night as protests broke out in the nation's capital, Donald Trump on Monday decided he needed to put on a show. Trump arranged for heavily armed more
To the Editor, The Democratic Party's obsession with impeachment may not have caused the coronavirus crisis, but it didn't do anything to prevent it, either. Consider the parallel timelines: During the months when the virus was emerging in Wuhan, China, more
They looked like a trio of good friends - the three amigos. Standing in the middle, Carol was looking up at the brightening morning sky. To her left was Ollie, sniffing the ground and occasionally carefully selecting a blade of grass to chew. And on her more
To the Editor, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten the health of millions of Americans, individuals in nursing homes and assisted living communities are especially vulnerable and face additional challenges. According to the Alzheimer's more
As the COVID-19 pandemic and Rhode Island's initial phases of reopening continue, opinions about how to handle the long work of repairing our shattered economy - where the unemployment rate just eclipsed 17 percent in the state, bad enough for more
After more than two months of pandemic-induced stasis, we seem to be at a crucial crossroads regarding Gov. Gina Raimondo's handling of the coronavirus crisis - one that will have long-term implications for every facet of our state as we know it, for more
To the Editor, If there is one good thing that's happened with the COVID-19 virus, is it has brought of us back together again. The disappearing dining room is the one sign of change with the virus. Just a few decades ago, the whole family gathered at more
To the Editor, Why you are already a socialist. You can't help, it. You are a system of connected and interacting living things that produce what we think of as individuals. That is a cultural artifact, not a truth. We exist because of a vast more
A family-friendly version of a much more vulgar saying would go something like this - "e;Opinions are like kidneys, everybody's got at least one."e; This is why it was particularly shocking to see that Rhode Island's largest newspaper will no longer run more
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