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To the Editor: When I was sworn in 2013 I immediately passed a resolution forming the "Warwick City Council Sewer Review Commission." I purposely chose that title because the City had neglected its responsibility in providing Sewers to Bayside 1, 2, and more
To the Editor: Supporting our locally run and owned businesses continues to be especially important during this pandemic. Businesses are facing a long road to recovery. Many industries have made major adjustments to reopen and serve their customers; more
What do candles have to do with an economic recovery? The answer is really little to nothing. However, the story of Justin Skory and Cierra Fasulo, who started The Perfect Match Shop candle company in their basement and have sold 10,000 candles since the more
During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, communities are being asked to reduce close contact between people.  This is called social distancing and it’s a vital strategy to slow the … more
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit hardest the areas and populations that were already struggling, since they had the fewest resources for adaptation and safety. We've seen the outsized effects on the poor and on minorities. Another group more
On February 11, the Rhode Island Senate unanimously passed legislation, SB 2125, prohibiting health insurers from charging women more for their health insurance. Again. In fact, this legislation has passed more
To the Editor: The death knell may already have been sounding. President Trump certainly didn't hear it. And, just as important, most of his followers - especially the more rabid ones - refused to admit the frightful music had even been composed. That's more
With a school year steeped in uncertainty and a nationwide election of high consequence bearing down on us in the midst of an historic pandemic - itself an event that continues to elevate multiple societal and economical anxieties with every passing day more
To the Editor: Mayor Joe Solomon has my support for this election. I've lived here for ten years, after only expecting to stay for a couple of years. Warwick's conveniences, strong public services, and coastal location (not to mention a great newspaper) more
The following is a statement recently issued to members of the Bar and the Judiciary by the justices of the State Supreme Court: Once again our nation is rocked by the wanton and violent death of young, black lives. Once again, we are deeply saddened and more
It was a steady hum, like airline jet. The kind of noise that has your mind wandering and can even put you asleep. I was relaxed. I was reclined. The light was soft. All I heard was the whir of the machine beside me. It would be easy to nod off. "Are you more
As life in a pandemic continues to progress with no real end in sight (outside of a vaccine becoming widely available in a very short period of time), it seems almost a force of cosmic irony that we are experiencing this unprecedented moment of more
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