Editorial
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Turn back the clock to the spring of 2015 and the condition of city roads dominated the headlines. It was no wonder. We had just gone through one of the most punishing winters in recent history with one storm after another. Snow piled up at the corners more
The home stretch has arrived. Campaign 2016 – a seemingly endless, regrettably joyless and angst-ridden affair – has entered its last 50 days. The presidential contest, of course, has drawn … more
To the Editor: When people hear I'm a Girl Scout, they think of cookies, camping and crafts. But as a Girl Scout, I'm really challenged to do so many things. One of my challenges was at Girl Scout Camp. There is an obstacle course called High Ropes." It" more
The opening of the William Shields Post poll in Conimicut Tuesday could have been an omen for the primary election that was to play out later in the day. The smell of natural gas was first detected by a poll worker and, after being confirmed by a voter more
While there has been much debate over how best to approach the problem, Rhode Islanders universally acknowledge the dismal condition of many of our bridges and the need for action to ensure their continued safety and viability. Gov. Gina Raimondo has put more
We all knew there was going to be a second round of school closures. The School Committee made that clear following a consultant's report that in response to declining enrollment, consolidation could save millions on the upkeep of aging buildings while more
Most Rhode Islanders know that in recent years, our state has become a significant front in the nation's ongoing opioid epidemic. The story of how we got to this crisis point is now all too familiar. As powerful prescription painkillers increasingly more
It's become an increasingly familiar sight at busy intersections of late - people stationed on medians and at corners, holding handmade signs, seeking money from passers-by. A number of communities, including Providence, Cranston, Warwick, and Johnston, more
Warwick Vets and Pilgrim High haven't looked as good as they do now for decades. Some work has still to be done and there's a rush to see it's completed in time for the schools to open on Aug. 31, but overall two weary buildings are showing new life, more
It's that time of year again. Just days from now, students in our communities will join millions across the country in returning to the classroom. Recent weeks have seen administrators, teachers and staff making final preparations for the new year and, more
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