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If the ongoing financial crisis experienced by the Warwick School Department can be symbolically represented by a cataclysmic thunderstorm looming over the city, then recent events and negotiations between the city council, mayor's office and the school more
Summer has been anything but a breeze for Rhode Island, at least as far as headlines go. A pair of damning reports - one regarding the failures of DCYF following the death of a Warwick girl, another focused on the deep issues plaguing Providence's public more
The next chapter in the ongoing saga between the City of Warwick and the Warwick School Department is being written, and it will be very interesting to see how this one plays out. The Warwick City Council has firmly and effectively placed considerable more
As of 2016, more than 217,000 Rhode Islanders - approximately 20 percent of the state's population - were 60 years of age or older, according to the Rhode Island 2016 Health Aging Data Report. By 2040, that figure is expected to increase significantly, more
Today commemorates the 243rd birthday of the United States of America, and we hope that all who are reading this find themselves in good company and in good spirits. It truly is a time of year where … more
On the cusp of the Fourth of July, the attention of most Rhode Islanders is likely focused on planning for vacations, beach days, cookouts or other outdoor adventures. Anyone tuned into the news on Monday, however, became aware of the latest development more
Everyone knows everyone in Rhode Island. That, of course, is an exaggeration. But the essential point of the maxim is true. In a state as small as ours, the degrees of separation between people and communities are typically far smaller than in other more
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, but the season isn't in full swing until the Fourth of July. The upcoming holiday and the weekends surrounding it provide Rhode Islanders a chance to spend time with family and friends, enjoy the more
In disassembling the financial crisis that has resulted in $7.75 million in cuts to the Warwick School Department, which has made school sports (among many other important items conducive to good education) a casualty, it is difficult to find any shred more
The death of any child is enormously tragic. But the loss of 9-year-old Zah-Nae Rothgeb - a Warwick girl with cerebral palsy and other health issues who died earlier this year while in a foster home - is something more. Zah-Nae's caregiver now awaits more
We have said in the past that a newspaper's role in a community should not only to serve as a watchdog over government and call out injustices and inaccuracies as we see it - to the best of our objective ability - but to also give credit where it is due more
Move over, Johnston turkey - another denizen of the wild is capturing Rhode Island's attention. A recent spate of black bear sightings in residential areas was taken to a new level Monday, as the appearance of a bear on the grounds of Cranston's Hope more
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