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To the Editor, In the 2024 Green Bond, $5 million is being allocated to logging and prescribed burning under the misleading name of, "forests and habitat management." Two Foresters, to be … more
To the Editor,   In the Spring & Summer of 2020 I was a Warwick resident and graduate student looking to make a difference in the lives of my neighbors. Determined, I ran for our … more
To the Editor, Councilwoman and former Council President, Donna Travis is not just the person that has done “more good than anyone else” for the residents of Oakland Beach. She has … more
There’s nothing like resuming a routine after an extended hiatus to notice change. I haven’t resumed morning rows on the bay as much as I would like to. Nonetheless, I look out on … more
With the legislative session coming to a close last week, it seems an appropriate time to give a grade to Warwick’s own K. Joseph Shekarchi, the Speaker of the House since 2021. When … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The General Assembly closed its 2024 session with a flurry of activity that ended around 1:32 last Friday morning. The Senate made a final vote on the $13.9 billion budget — … more
There is landmark legislation currently pending before the General Assembly that seeks to provide something most Rhode Islanders thought they already had: a remedy for violations of their state … more
Around kitchen tables in every community, people are talking about higher prices and fewer available services. Whether at the grocery store or the doctor’s office, whether through higher rent … more
You have to get to the Gaspee Day early to really catch the show…and better yet, learn what could put Rhode Island on the national stage. Well, or at least, the next viral sensation. As … more
Found within Governor Dan McKee’s nearly $14 billion budget were plenty of items and priorities to be encouraged by, including an unprecedented investment in the creation of housing and a … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: After an update of the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights recently got close to the finish line, there was 0.0% chance that legislative leaders wouldn’t get it … more
Last Tuesday, June 4, the RI House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed a bill (H 7165A) that’s a step toward decriminalizing prostitution. Lobbyists for decriminalized prostitution have … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: During a fiery speech Tuesday in the House of Representatives’ chamber at the State House, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha warned of the growing healthcare crisis … more
I’ve never been in a parade. Well, actually I have although not of my own planning. Saturday is parade day, the center piece to Gaspee Days. Now, if you don’t know what Gaspee is … more
Hi. This is my first full week as the new publisher of the Cranston Herald. In my wildest dreams, this is not a sentence I ever thought I would write. As Herald Editor Rory Schuler reported … more
To the Editor, The Herald’s May 30th editorial headlined, “A win for common sense gun laws,” displays a remarkable misunderstanding of the Second Amendment, while its … more
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