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To the Editor: Too often we fail to express our appreciation for a job well done. Our class reunion members of 1958 met to plan a celebration for friends and life after our graduation 61 years ago from West High School in Pawtucket. Our reunion was more
To the Editor: The clock is ticking, the days are counting down to that most wonderful time of the year. School is out for the summer, and none too soon. The end of every school year is, undoubtedly, one that is greeted with happy faces and open arms. 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
This was the plan: Pick the day and time people would least likely want to be going anywhere; escape the lines and get Carol's new car, which really isn't new, registered in record time. Harvey Davies, who found the 2005 Buick, knew exactly what I should more
By HERB WEISS For the second year in a row, the Rhode Island General Assembly's Senate Judiciary Committee heard a resolution, introduced by State Senator Donna Nesselbush (Democrat, District 15, Pawtucket), calling on lawmakers to denounce and oppose more
To the editor, On behalf of WISE Union, Local #357, Council 94/AFSCME, I would like to respond to the Mayor's suggestion that the City of Warwick Employees assume the responsibilities of our WPS Grounds Crew and Maintenance Department. Mayor Solomon more
To the Editor: First: Shame on you, Karen Bachus and the school committee, for once again allowing the mentor program to be used as a pawn to pressure the city into allocating more money to the school system. As a retired school psychologist, I can more
To the Editor: Going back to mid-February, I sent letters to the D.C. offices of Senators Reed and Whitehouse and Congressman Langevin (my district) references the VA's denial of benefits regarding a hearing aid for my husband, an Army veteran who served 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
To the Editor: The Legion of Decency, a true oxymoron today, was formed in 1934 to combat immoral movies. Catholics took a pledge, in church, against bad movies. They pledged not to go and see any morally objectionable movies. In today's sick and twisted more
By NICHOLAS A. MATTIELLO I'd like to share some thoughts on the Rhode Island budget as we begin winding down our legislative session that began five months ago. Every citizen is impacted by the state budget in some way. It helps fund public education, more
By SABRINA PEREIRA Rhode Island is facing a climate crisis. Since 1956, Providence's sea level has risen approximately five inches, and scientists now predict that over the next 16 years levels will continue to rise another six inches, at a more rapid more
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