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Those who hold public office should rightfully be held to a higher standard. All of us are human, and thus flawed. But those who ask for the faith of their fellow citizens, who seek to represent them in the halls of power, are tasked with pursuing and more
Slow down; what's the rush; iron out the bumps in the consolidation of secondary schools first. Those have been the predominate cries at three public hearings to consolidate elementary schools. The proposed plan would close Holden and Wickes schools and more
Local attention has turned in recent days to the largest IT program in the state's history - and not for reasons Rhode Island leaders would like. The Unified Health Infrastructure Project, or UHIP, a $364-million system to manage benefits such as those more
That this year's presidential campaign would be unusual - and unusually nasty - became evident to most observers some time ago. But in recent days, it has sunk to new levels of corrosiveness and ugliness. The most significant moment of the race thus more
To the Editor: Regarding the proposed Warwick Public Schools Elementary Consolidation Plan... I have some concerns to share. I hope that both the Consolidation Committee members and present School Committee members are listening. First, a thank you - more
The airport is all about making connections. That's long been recognized by a succession of elected officials, the people who run it, and most importantly those who use it. Simply put, the airport will be used if you can get to the place you want at a more
It may have slipped past the radar of many Rhode Islanders, but General Treasurer Seth Magaziner made a major announcement last week. The state will significantly reduce the share of its pension fund portfolio invested in hedge funds, turning instead to more
The first of three public hearings on the school administration's plan to implement the next phase of school consolidation with the closing of three elementary schools will be held next Thursday beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Veterans Junior High School. 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
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
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