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By JOHN HOWELL Faced with arguments that a proposed ordinance to regulate solar panels could boomerang, resulting in their uncontrolled proliferation in residential areas with the loss of trees, along with fears the law could be legally challenged, the more
To the Editor: After watching the budget hearings I was completely disappointed in both the lack of knowledge on the part of this new administration and the almost complete lack of questioning on the part of the City Council, of course, with one more
By JOHN HOWELL and ARDEN BASTIA Over two nights of Zoom meetings with the mayor, administrative personnel and department directors seated in front of a camera at City Hall, the City Council conducted a line-by-line review of Frank Picozzi's $333 more
To the Editor: Last week, City Councilman Foley held an in-person fundraiser at the Warwick Firefighters Hall. I have two problems with that. First of all, how can we continue to have City Council meetings via Zoom but fundraise in person? This is not a more
City Council President Steve McAllister has set a worthy goal to make council meetings a showcase of democracy in action. His aim is to engage the community, introducing them to the issues addressed by the council and how that may affect their lives. For more
By JOHN HOWELL Changes in City Council rules aimed at streamlining meetings, including limiting members and the public to 10 minutes of debate on a single issue, gained committee approval Monday night after nearly two hours of discussion that at one more
To the Editor: The Cranston City Council recently passed a direct and clear Black History Month resolution, kudos to them. It seems straightforward to acknowledge the legacy of white supremacy, slavery, Jim Crow and the other ugly facts of U.S. history. more
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