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Libraries and classrooms across the region have been particularly vibrant this month. Public officials reading books to students, special visitors sharing their skills and stories, programs … more
Who’s going to pay the bill? That, it appears, is the newest argument taking shape between the Warwick School Committee and the city administration. The bill is for $1.7 million to repair the … more
On Monday morning, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT released its 20th annual Factbook, which provides valuable data about Rhode Island’s children in the areas of education, safety, health, economic … more
That didn’t take long. On Monday came news that the proposed state pension settlement unveiled on Valentine’s Day has hit a seemingly major roadblock, with one of six groups of impacted workers … more
Is it time for term limits? Are we ready to axe the master lever? Should we grant the governor a line-item veto? Allan Fung, Cranston’s mayor and a candidate for the Republican gubernatorial … more
The news from the financial fronts all looks to be good. The city ended the fiscal year with a $3.6 million surplus, putting municipal reserves at $11.8 million, the highest they have been since … more
There are some things you are just lucky with. It’s parking for me. Carol doesn’t have it. She spotted my gift long before we were married, and maybe that had something to do with her … more
It’s often thought cynical to say that moments of crisis create opportunity. For the Ocean State, the broadly positive reaction to Cranston Democrat Nicholas Mattiello’s ascension to the … more
Last month, as an agreement was announced that would settle legal challenges to Rhode Island’s public pension reform, criticism was focused largely on the closed-door nature of the … more
It was a stunning scene, one fit for a Hollywood film – but not in the way anyone would have hoped. On Friday, state and federal officials moved in and out of Gordon Fox’s State House office … more
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