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I am a long-time business owner and resident of the city of Cranston. I am writing to express my concern about the recent discussion and the pending decision to initiate tolls throughout the state of … more
On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade ensured that women have the right to reproductive freedom. This opinion was reaffirmed in 1992 when the Court ruled that … more
Globalization has hit Rhode Island hard. Those manufacturing jobs that allowed my immigrant parents and generations of other Rhode Islanders the opportunity to raise their families in modest comfort … more
Each New Year, on January 1, we make promises to ourselves to start doing something good or stop doing something bad, either way on a personal and/or professionally level. Here’s a listing of … more
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” So begins Charles Dickens’ classic “A Tale of Two Cities.” The story, of course, masterfully contrasts events and … more
Let me introduce you to my friend Danny, Whose parents’ names are Matt and Annie, He’s 31 years old, born April 12, 1985, He loves sports and is energetic; he’s very much … more
If we want to create jobs and grow our economy, we have to make it easier to do business in Rhode Island. Right now, companies across the country are making decisions about where more
Rhode Island has experienced something very unfortunate. For two elections, in a row, we are represented by a Governor for whom a majority of Rhode Island voters have voted against. Instant-runoff … more
The Legislature recently held hearings on several firearms related bills one of which would bar those with concealed carry permits from bringing guns into schools.  This includes school staff.  … more
I've been a big fan of the Avon Cinema for over 50 years. Dinner and a movie, plus an occasional shopping spree, have been a part of our lives on many weekends. While I review movies for the Warwick Beacon and the Cranston Herald that are more
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