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In today’s increasingly connected and competitive world, our children need – and deserve – access to every possible resource and opportunity that will position them for future … more
Finding a balance between public health concerns and respect for civil liberties can be an immensely challenging task, both politically and practically. The latest example of this dynamic is being … more
Green has become mean. There’s really no other way to describe Warwick Pond water. The water is opaque and the color of what would be considered highly prized jade. This is not an entirely new … more
$263 million is a lot of money. It’s a scary number when you consider that’s what the city would need going forward to meet the cost of retiree benefits other than pensions. Those benefits, … more
William Holland, who the School Committee named interim superintendent last week, has brought impetus to a department that has floundered in recent months over a series of missteps, leaving some to … more
Mass shootings and massacres have dominated the news, generating debate as activists for both sides of the gun rights issue vie to make America safer. On Tuesday, the Senate’s Judiciary … more
Several months ago, we opined about the newly reopened and reclaimed Rocky Point Park, in which we asked Rhode Islanders to embrace the former amusement park’s long history. “With the New Year … more
The Ocean State’s roads – and the agency tasked with overseeing them – are frequently a source of consternation for Rhode Islanders. The emergency closure of the Park Avenue railroad bridge … more
Computer by candlelight. Now that sounds contradictory. If the computer is running, why the candlelight? The answer is obvious to many of you who spent the last 48 hours in Warwick. There was no … more
“Carry in and carry out.” That’s been the Department of Environmental Management’s approach to keeping state parks free of litter for some time now. The state doesn’t provide trash … more
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