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Even by the most current Census Bureau data provided by the state Department of Elderly Affairs, which in itself approaches ancient history by today's standards, as of 2006 23.6 percent of the state's population, or 252,000 of us, were 55 years old or more
For the first time, the city started shutting off water service to customers for the non-payment of water and sewer bills. It's about time, too. As of the end of March, a staggering $3.9 million was due the city in unpaid sewer assessments, sewer usage more
Three teens were in the state spotlight last week. Maybe that shouldn't be noteworthy. After all, it seems that kids are frequently in the headlines when it comes to crime or a tragedy such as an accident. It's a distorted image projected by the actions more
Fire alarms at Norwood and Holliman Schools are operational and lines have been cleared at Vets so waste water flowing to one of the school's septic systems isn't backing up into an art classroom. The outrage of parents and teachers that the school more
Could it be that Rhode Islanders don't believe what they would like to believe? That would be our conclusion after the recent Bryant Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership poll that looked at the two proposals concerning the elimination or reduction more
It's a matter of numbers. Understandably, people are concerned what it is going to cost them to have sewers run in front of their homes. That's been an issue for as long as the city started building a sewer system in the 1960s. Back then there was more
The case of Aaron Andrade could be a turning point in Rhode Island, but we are years away from knowing. Last week, the 25-year-old pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Kristen Coutu. Andrade was given a 40-year sentence, more
Easter is a time of rebirth. This Sunday, however, it is also the end of a chapter for what was once the hub to the Norwood community and the Catholics who lived there. The Easter Mass at St. William Church will be its last, according to the Diocese of more
One thing you can count on, no matter the economic condition, from a realtor's perspective it's always good." Consider the burst of the housing market when in weeks the value of properties plummeted as some of the country's largest financial" more
While the coldest March on record is behind us and real spring weather - at least temperatures in the 50s - eludes us, the budget process is heating up. This evening the School Committee will start its review of the superintendent's proposed $167 million more
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