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While a recent poll continues to show the majority of Rhode Islanders support legalizing and taxing marijuana, local, state and law enforcement officials are taking a not so fast" approach towards decriminalizing and regulating the plant" more
This year is the 25th anniversary of the teachers strike that closed schools and saw 18 teachers arrested and sent to the Adult Correctional Institution. In many ways the rancor and distrust caused by that incident still simmers today. Some teachers say more
By TESSA ROY The Warwick Teachers Union (WTU) announced yesterday it plans to hold another informational picketing today at City Hall to alert the public to the Warwick School Committee's continued negligence in reaching a successor collective" more
By JOHN HOWELL City Hall was prepared to handle an onslaught of calls Tuesday as Water Division crews shut off service to customers for the non-payment of water and sewer bills. But, said administrative assistant Bruce Keiser, as of 3:30 p.m. the mayor's more
To the Editor:Mr. Elliot, thank you for being so concerned about R.I. public safety officers’ feelings, but unfortunately you have the facts of Rep. Bennett’s legislation completely … more
On Wednesday, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommended closing Oakland Beach in Warwick for swimming because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a more
The ACLU of Rhode Island is urging officials in all 39 of the state's municipalities to adopt a comprehensive ordinance to protect their immigrant communities from constitutionally dubious federal immigration requests." Mayor Scott Avedisian said Monday" more
Representative Joseph McNamara has introduced a package of legislation that has Rhode Island's senior citizens in mind. The bills would increase the tax exemption on retirement income, establish a tax credit for modifying a vehicle to more
Free college tuition for Rhode Islanders is here. With Senate passage of the $9.6 billion state budget last week and its signature by Gov. Gina Raimondo, the governor’s Rhode Island Promise is now … more
By JOHN HOWELL The Xiarhos brothers are still holding out hope that a Rhode Island favorite - New York System hot wieners - will still be available at the Easter State Exposition - the Big E - opening Sept. 15 in West Springfield, Massachusetts. While more
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