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To the Editor, First, Warwick taxpayers haven’t had much if any, tax increases for eight whole years. Not bad Warwick! John Howell was a little surprised that more people didn’t … more
In an alarmed voice Carol announced Friday morning, “there’s a squirrel in your car.” I understood perfectly why she stood on the porch and no closer to the car. Years ago she … more
Amidst a flurry of legislative efforts being submitted in the home stretch of the general assembly’s session is one bill that simultaneously threatens the vitality of local newspapers, such as … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Quick quiz – what year was it when the head of the Providence Housing Authority said (via ProJo) that rents for some older Rhode Islanders are soaring, partly because of "a … more
Saturday was the big “get ready for summer” reveal. It could have easily been the Gaspee Days Arts and Crafts Festival that packed Narragansett Parkway from curb to curb and had … more
To the Editor, Regarding recent news stories about bills that would provide free lunches for all students in Rhode Island public schools, as a former school district chief operating officer, I … more
In considering whether or not a fledgling advocacy group calling for at least one armed police officer to be placed in every school in Rhode Island has real merit and is worthy of a $24 million … more
Sincere apologies to anyone who felt demeaned that I had drawn a boy saluting with the wrong arm in a Memorial Day cartoon published last week. It was not my intention to disrespect anyone who served … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: For supporters like state Sen. Bridget Valverde and Rep. Katherine Kazarian, the legislative sponsors of the Equality in Abortion Coverage Act, passing the EACA was unfinished … more
To the Editor: I was really disappointed by the cancellation of this year’s Historic Walk, supposedly due to lack of student interest. After moving to the Gaspee area some 18 years … more
To the Editor, Many Americans have pressing concerns about the national debt impasse, coming immigration avalanche, and violent civil unrest. All need strong and immediate solutions now. … more
It looked like a loaf of bread only it wasn’t in a plastic bag with a twist tie. The slices were the size of Texas French toast and individually wrapped. They were neatly lined up in the … more
To the Editor, Over the last twenty years (including the 2024 proposed budget) Warwick taxpayers will have paid $71.5 million more in property taxes, of which forty-five percent or $32.2 million … more
We wholeheartedly endorse a package of six bills before the General Assembly seeking to make improvements in the electoral process. These changes, while not monumental or particularly … more
When the Providence Journal asked in 1979, “Does Anyone Out There Hate this Man?”, they weren’t kidding.  You would be hard pressed to find anyone that didn’t have good … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Now that the May Revenue Estimating Conference is complete, the General Assembly session is expected to race to a mid-June conclusion, with a few contentious issues still hanging … more
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