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To the Editor, I’m writing in response to the recent article titled School Safety Now, Not Later. I agree with retired officer Tim Colgan that RI schools must be made safe for our … more
To the Editor, Many Americans have pressing concerns about the national debt impasse, coming immigration avalanche, and violent civil unrest. All need strong and immediate solutions now. … more
Recently, I spoke to a group of young professionals. When I took questions from the crowd, overwhelmingly, people were concerned about how they’re going to be able to afford to stay in Rhode … more
Silence I thought for sure I would be getting phone calls and emails with the announcement the revaluation has been completed and property owners would start getting mailed notices as soon as … more
With spring in the air and nice weather finally arriving in Rhode Island, it sure feels a lot like Gaspee Days around here. And it will look a lot more like it too, with a slate of great events … more
The Copper Penny coffee shop had one of those tall rotating signs, visible from the freeway. It was a stone’s throw from our house across a busy street, next to a gas station. One 1960s … more
Double dipping has never been okay, but when its impacting Rhode Islanders health it needs to stop. I’m not talking about chips and salsa, but rather the double dipping that Pharmacy … more
“Requiem for the Newsroom,” read the headline from the Columns & Commentary section of the Sunday, April 30 New York Times. Richard Fleischer who has been an integral part of … more
 It’s undeniably heartwarming to see the efforts of so many individuals volunteer their time and energy to help out somebody in the way that around 50 off-duty firefighters helped a local … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is a longstanding critic of efforts to move the U.S. Supreme Court to the right, so he’s remained in the spotlight as SCOTUS faces a wave of … more
To the Editor, On April 22 citizens celebrated Earth Day. The Warwick Republican City Committee would like to take this opportunity to recognize the importance of this annual celebration. A core … more
To the Editor, Right now, there are no protections for Old Growth Forests in Rhode Island. Even on public land. Old Growth Forests are forests over 100 years old that have unique characteristics … more
A right isn’t a right when it’s been taken away. When it’s “practically nonexistent.” Even before Roger Williams’ 1663 colonial charter (per Native Americans … more
Where does public access to Rhode Island’s immaculate coastlines end and private, limited, and protected ownership begin? It is a complex question with no certain answers which will undergo … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Twelve years after Gina Raimondo spearheaded what once seemed an improbable overhaul of the state pension system, pensions remain a hot topic in Rhode Island. As the ProJo’s … more
To the Editor, Today most Americans have serious concerns about the direction our country is currently heading. Life has become a daily challenge to meet all our financial obligations and also to … more
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