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By LAURA WEICK and JOHN HOWELL As Warwick's public schools challenge the governor and aim to begin the school year online for most students, many of the state's private Catholic schools hope to take the opposite approach. According to Pete Janhunen, a more
By JOHN HOWELL Within a day of the shutdown in March, lines 40-deep stretched outside the door of D&L Gun Shop in Warwick's Buttonwoods section as people waited to buy guns and ammo. The lines tapered off by April but surged again after the murder of more
"We need to invest in our health care system, particularly for the most vulnerable among us, and in a way that is fair and equal and equitable across the board," she said. more
The race for mayor got tighter this week as Republican Raymond McKay failed to file the required 200 signatures of registered voters to qualify as a candidate, narrowing the field to three candidates. Both Democratic candidates, incumbent Mayor Joseph J. more
If there's one thing the members of the Warwick School Committee can agree on right now, it's that balancing a budget for the upcoming fiscal year poses a challenge the likes of which the city's school district has never seen before. 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
If anything, this pandemic has starkly defined how much we value and depend upon connecting with each other. We see it when visits to elderly friends and family are not recommended, and even impossible if they are in a nursing home or hospital. We see it more
To the Editor: National Police Week is here once again, but don't look for anything posted anywhere announcing the fact because you will not find it. These brave men and women are our last line of defense against the savages that would devour us if more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Framing it as a "e;moral obligation"e; to Rhode Island's children, Gov. Gina Raimondo on Wednesday made perhaps her most forceful case yet for the push to return as many students to classrooms as possible starting next month. The governor more
“The truth of it is, our kids are missing out on so much right now … For their mental and emotional and intellectual development and health, we have to do our best to try to operate camps this summer," the governor said. more
Figures released Saturday show the prohibition on dine-in service at restaurants and bars and the subsequent issuance of a stay-at-home order had tangible effects on the state’s number of … more
By LAURA WEICK In the Democratic Sept. 8 primary, first-time candidate Stuart Wilson is challenging Rep. Joseph McNamara for the District 19 Rhode Island House of Representatives, a seat he has held for 25 years. McNamara, the chairman of the Rhode more
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