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On Nov. 8, Rhode Islanders have the opportunity to expand open land and recreation space in the state, clean up blighted areas, and invest in the health of Narragansett Bay, all while helping support … more
The stripes are on the road, flags and bunting are on buildings all over town, and music fills the air every night from Independence Park. Bristol’s biggest party is underway, and with the Fourth … more
In a sea of preposterous proposals to surface lately, the notion of cutting the Coast Guard, in part to help pay for a border wall, is in a league of its own. President Tump has proposed just that … more
Gratitude and applause to those electric linemen who climbed up amidst the wires in frightful conditions these past few days. It’s work most of us can’t imagine. But National Grid’s … more
The forecast of a few inches of snow prompts a rush to the ‘storm cancellation’ list from a predictable bunch. Three to five inches was predicted Friday (roads were bare in much of the … more
Brown University is under a microscope here, with minority groups, media outlets and internet bullies waiting to see how they will respond to the Pokanoket encampment on their Bristol property. It … more
Angus Davis was enjoying a typical Tuesday evening, reading his young kids a bedtime story before tucking them in for the night. Then the screaming started. “My wife said … more
At the risk of stating the obvious: Don’t take to the roads today. Even if you enjoy a white-knuckle ride down Route 114 in Bristol or East Main Road in Portsmouth, the current white-out … more
Standing on the fountain in Independence Park. Strolling along the dock near the Prudence Island Ferry. Waiting to pray outside First Congregational Church.You just never know where a monster is … more
Everyone in Rhode Island knows the feeling. You wake up in the morning to a sea of white outside your window. You lace up the boots, dreading the task of digging out of the driveway, knowing … more
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