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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
Monday night's meeting of the Warwick City Council showcased a rare phenomenon not often seen in covering local government - widespread participation from the citizenry, a majority of which were high school teenagers either not of voting age or just on more
No one enjoys sitting in traffic. The gridlock can be especially frustrating when it stems from roadwork. After all, the presence of “work zone” signs and hardhats means someone, somewhere, made … more
Only in Rhode Island can one person from a small village within one community make waves that go all the way into outer space. It was over a year ago that we reported on Conimicut resident Lonnie Barham's astronomical aspirations to launch the country's more
It's become a trend in Rhode Island of late. A handful of communities - including Burrillville, West Greenwich and Hopkinton - have approved resolutions to declare themselves Second Amendment sanctuary towns." Most of the towns that have taken up" more
Now that the media circus has moved on to the next hot topic of the day, those of us in Warwick left in the wake of the Great School Lunch Debt Debate of 2019 can now retrospectively and proactively analyze the situation with rational minds and cooler more
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