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Open letter to the Friends of Warwick Senior Centers: I recently received a letter from Meg Underwood, director of Senior Services, who wrote to inform me of the latest donations your organization made to the center. The continued support and generosity more
The administration and the City Council took a step in 2011 to contain the escalating costs of municipal pensions, passing an ordinance that significantly altered the benefits of employees hired after July 1, 2012. One change requires firefighters hired more
Presidents when they leave office become marble men of American history. Of the 43 men who have served as Commander N' Chief (Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms, therefore he counts as two), some have left stellar legacies of innovation more
To the Editor:“Lincoln’s Chair” by Robert Houghtaling was beautifully written and well expressed for the majority of us who voted for Clinton. When I was a young child, rummaging … more
By HERB WEISS Almost two months ago when GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump trounced his Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton and his party took control of both chambers of Congress. Trump's surprising victory stunned both voters and political more
To the Editor: It is with tears in my eyes that I notify you that Rhode Island has just lost the man whom we believe to be the oldest World War II Veteran in our state. Arthur Jeremiah Latham Jr., a 106-year-old gentleman who achieved the rank of Chief more
It's better to give than to receive. I remember hearing that saying as a child and wondering what people were thinking. Had they not had the joy of birthday and Christmas presents? Had their parents not insisted, as my parents did, that my sister and I more
By LONNIE BARHAM I'll admit it. I'm a football junkie. Whether it's watching NFL games, following NCAA college football or just rooting for high school gridiron heroes, I'm captivated. In all cases I want to see competitive football, not one-sided, more
The cost of a basic municipal service - disposal of trash - is about to go up for all Rhode Island cities and towns with the exception of Johnston and Tiverton. Johnston won't see an increase in tipping fees at the state landfill because it is home to more
By TESSA ROY “This is going to sound like a strange request, but I’m not sure what to do at this point,” I said over the phone to a Providence Police officer last Tuesday night. As we … more
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