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Those who aren't fans of the over-commercialization of the holiday season likely lament what the post-Thanksgiving weekend has become. Thanksgiving is a holiday for family and gratitude - a time to come together and appreciate what we have while enjoying more
This week, the members of our communities will gather around tables for one of our most celebrated shared traditions. Marking the start of the holiday season, Thanksgiving provides an opportunity for each of us to reflect on the blessings we enjoy. It is more
Can the full picture of a school’s success be captured up through a five-star rating system? We imagine most people would respond, “Of course not.” There are so many factors to consider that … more
Observers might not think of Rhode Island as a major player on the national political stage. In terms of presidential and congressional elections, it has been reliably Democratic for many years, resulting in fewer candidate visits - and less outside more
The concept of Halloween has always been an intriguing one. We encourage kids to dress up in silly outfits and go out into their surrounding neighborhoods and literally take candy from strangers - pretty much the antithesis of what they're told to do more
The weeks leading up to the holidays bring into focus the struggles and needs of so many people in our communities. For the most vulnerable among us, a season meant for reflection and giving thanks far too frequently places added strain on already more
It's an image that became instantly iconic - and it has a direct Rhode Island connection. The picture, taken during a recent White House meeting last week, shows House Speaker Nancy Pelosi standing from her seat at a table, her finger pointed at more
It's common for observers of modern civic discourse to bemoan its coarseness. We maintain that the lack of civility is hardly unique to our times, but must acknowledge that the way we treat one another in the public square today often leaves a great deal more
Are you planning a flight as part of a future trip across the country? Do you have upcoming business to conduct at, or another reason to visit, a federal facility? Soon, you'll likely need an enhanced form of identification to get aboard your plane or more
Recent weeks have been deeply troubling from a public health perspective. Most people are by now at least somewhat familiar with the wave of lung injury cases being reported across the country as part of a still-mysterious outbreak tied to the use of more
At least on the national level, the 2020 campaign has been underway for quite a while. The crowded field of Democratic presidential aspirants has already gathered for two debates, with another … more
The scene has been repeated many times at T.F. Green Airport, with tears flowing and banners waving as dozens of veterans embrace their loved ones. It's why the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs' 24th Honor Flight - codenamed X-Ray" - was a" more
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