Editorial
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With oversight hearings commencing to find out how Rhode Island wound up narrowly avoiding an unprecedented calamity – and instead just got stuck with an historic, exorbitantly expensive … more
There are phases in life where we all need a little extra help. Of course, babies and young children require constant attention, care, and support in order to grow up into healthy and happy … more
As 2024 kicks into gear, we’ve already seen a glimpse of the tumultuous times ahead. One section of the state remains cut off from the other, with no clear end to the chaos in sight, while … more
“Joanne has been an unparalleled ambassador for Cranstonians and all Rhode Islanders, tirelessly working to provide critical services and resources to those in need. Her innate compassion for … more
In the past week, news broke that different press outlets were charged differing amounts of money to access public records associated with the inspection and closure of the Washington Bridge. … more
A common saying for procrastinators everywhere is that “we’ll cross that bridge when we get there.” Well, the bridge is here, it’s possibly irreparably broken, and … more
As sure as life, death, and the Buffalo Bills losing in a high-stakes playoff game, so too is there a certainty that no state budget will satisfy every taxpayer that ultimately helps to foot the … more
It seems a little silly to be pontificating about the weather in a region that is nationally known for being absurdly inconsistent when it comes to the moods of Mother Nature. However, given … more
There are few qualities we value more in the media world than that of transparency. As the famous slogan of the Washington Post has long declared: “Democracy dies in darkness.” It … more
I wrote a lengthy article this week about Garden City Elementary and the tour I took a few weeks ago and, as a good or cowardly journalist should, kept myself as well out of it as well out of it as I … more
If taking a 40-minute ferry ride in the middle of winter to get from Providence to Bristol wasn’t on your Christmas list — it seems like you have lots of company. This past Thursday, … more
For those who celebrate Christmas, you already know that unless you come from a particularly affluent family, many items on your wish list will remain wishes even after Santa makes his worldwide tour … more
I love Christmastime. I really do! I love the whole month leading up to Christmas far more than I love the day itself. The lights, the music, the atmosphere! And I love Christmas stories. I think … more
Not in decades, and perhaps never like this before, has the state received such a sudden, dire reminder of the importance of our local infrastructure, and keeping up with the difficult process of … more
During this season where the gifts we receive and provide to others contributes towards a feeling of general gratitude and merriment, it seems appropriate to cast a light on an organization working … more
If you know a veteran, ensure they’re treated like family. Consider adding a seat to the holiday dinner table. Look past whatever flaws they may have. They fought for you. They risked … more
Our story this week highlighting a conference held by the New England Donor Services left us with a couple of resounding thoughts, but the biggest takeaway was that Rhode Islanders should not be … more
To The Editor, Who do you call when it’s the police breaking the law? What do you do when your council person and mayor are uninterested in finding a viable solution; when the state says … more
There was something somberly fitting about the inconsistency among various government and private entities regarding when to observe the most recent Veterans’ Day, which fell on a Saturday this … more
In the midst of multiple, overlapping crises that often result in the loss of housing for at-risk individuals, we are grateful to be able to report on organizations like the House of Hope, which shed … more
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