24 results total, viewing 1 - 20
STORY OF THE WEEK: As Rhode Island edges closer to 2024, policy and politics are converging in a way that could influence the 2026 race for governor. Attorney General Peter Neronha, who is … more
Humans of Cranston is a recurring column showcasing the stories of Cranston residents’ community involvement, diversity and unique life perspectives. Jonathan Vasquez and Nary Vann are the … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: RI Attorney General Peter acause of government transparency, often saying that the state’s public records law should be a floor and not a ceiling. So how transparent is … more
So, the time has come. It may have only been eight months, but I’ve really gotten into the groove here at the paper.  In fact, it’s only been in the last few months that … more
I’m an adjunct faculty member over at CCRI [currently teaching] English, just one class. My background is in higher education, so I used to work more on the student affairs side, and then I … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Organized labor has made a lot of headlines of late, what with strikes by writers in Hollywood and auto workers in Michigan. The common thread is how technology is extending the … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: In 1997, when Jack Reed first joined the U.S. Senate, the Cold War had ended and 9/11 had not yet happened. A quarter-century later, the world is a very different place, with a … more
I can’t say Halloween is my favorite holiday. Not that I have anything against it. I just like cooking, and a ghastly night of frights doesn’t require much baking or chefery. If … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: It’s an old political axiom: don’t help your opponent get a leg up in a campaign. That helps explain why CD1 Democrat Gabe Amo — who would have gone to the … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Redlining is widely thought of as the practice that prevailed in a lot of American cities in the mid-20th century, imposing racial segregation and depriving worthy borrowers of the … more
It was about noon on Sunday when I began to noticed it. I had only woken up a few hours earlier and I thought that I might be hungover. If so, it would be my first time in over a year as I … more
I have to be honest. I wasn’t exactly jumping with joy at the idea of running a forum for the candidates of the Ward 6 City Council race. Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: If you were driving around North Providence, parts of Providence or other local communities during torrential downpours early last week, you may have felt like an extra in … more
I don’t dare to have an opinion on the purchase of the Park Theatre. I don’t live in Cranston. I don’t put my tax dollars into the city’s pocket. I don’t meddle in … more
STORY OF THE WEEK : Democratic primary voters had their say and now Gabe Amo is the new rising star in Rhode Island politics. While former state representative Aaron Regunberg was widely perceived as … more
As we get older we leave things behind. Friends slowly fall out of our lives and we make new ones. Childish aspirations and dreams evolve and become grounded in reality by actual experience. The … more
Editor’s Note: Traditionally, Ian Donnis opens his column with a STORY OF THE WEEK. He did so this week, however, the story was devoted to the possible outcomes of the Democratic primary for … more
I’m a big guy. As with most people of my size, I put out a lot of heat. I’m sure you’ve heard people say that they would sweat peeling an orange. While that isn’t, … more
“Pick me,” read the wording on the package of Pacific Northwest granny apples. If I saw it, it registered subliminally. I knew what I wanted and pulled the green apples out of the cooler … more
It’s been a few weeks since I wrote one of these. I’m not sure if it was because I haven't had anything to say or because I have too much. I’m also not sure which would be better. … more
1 | 2 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 6 months.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.