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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
When it comes to overseeing the ethics of its General Assembly, Rhode Island is unique — and not in a good way. Unlike Massachusetts, unlike every other state, Rhode Island now has no mechanism … more
The penalty for subjecting your pets to slow and agonizing death by neglect? Not much around here, it seems. Investigators are justifiably outraged that a Fall River District Court judge has … 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
It was stunning back in September when Tiverton Police accused one of their own with spending nights at home when he was being paid to work, and with ordering the whole night shift into “quiet … 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
Add “craft” to that list of words (ie natural, awesome, literally …) whose overuse and misuse has left them meaningless. Whatever craft once meant — the image of a skilled carpenter … more
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