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The late former Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes once said that, “Taxes are what we pay for civilized society.” A complex historical figure, Holmes earned a reputation as “the great … more
It is difficult to understand how something like global climate change became a political issue - something that divides people along party lines and ideologies rather than a topic that hinges on hard scientific facts. It is even more difficult to more
With Valentine's Day looming on the horizon, cynics and hopeless romantics find themselves at odds, as they often do, with one side lamenting the glorification of another commercial faux holiday that preys on human emotion for profits, and the other more
The arrest of a suspect in the 2013 slaying of John “Jack” Fay, a 66-year-old Vietnam veteran who enjoyed going for multiple daily jogs through City Park, is as much a testament to the hard work … more
We wish that we could say we were surprised to learn last week that the City Council is keeping the schools off the docket, essentially holding the fate of necessary, voter-approved capital projects for safe fire alarm systems and school roofs in the more
Can you have too much of a good thing? Fans of the New England Patriots - including the roughly 35,000 people who turned out for a Super Bowl rally Sunday morning at Gillette Stadium - would likely respond with a resounding No." Led by coach Bill" more
If you had to budget for an upcoming expense, what would your strategy be? Some people come up with a comprehensive savings plan, pledging to put away $100 a month for a year in order to purchase something that needs an upgrade. Others pin back on areas more
In a move that would have made national headlines just 10 years ago, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo made the state's intentions to legalize recreational marijuana clear with all the fanfare of a low-priority bullet note amidst a much more more
It's no secret that public participation in local government has waned over the years. On most nights at local city and town halls, only a handful of members of the public - including local print journalists - are present as municipal officials do the more
Recently the concept of trust has come up in Warwick on several occasions. More specifically, how much trust should be doled out in certain situations and which situations call for more skepticism? To address one of the most tragic stories we've covered more
At a time where newspapers are attacked regularly for their inability to objectively analyze news events and issues that polarize the populace, we do take great strides to include comments from as many people as we can while under the constant pressure more
Only time will tell if Mayor Joseph Solomon will be able to deliver on his promise for “an even better Warwick,” but there is certainly no denying that he put his best foot forward during Tuesday … more
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