Saturday, February 6, 2016

Editorials

Editorials

Actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger made a refreshing statement about climate change this week. And like the steel skeleton hidden beneath the human flesh of his seminal Terminator character, a stronger point...

It is an odd take on private property law that allows armed intruders to enter at will and fire away whether the landowners like it or not. But such is the situation in some states...

Students at the Roger Williams University Intercultural Center organized a BlackOut Monday, Nov. 16, at 12:20 p.m.  Those who attended wore black to show solidarity with the students at Mizzou (University of Missouri). About...

The next move in the Twin River Casino saga rests with the Tiverton Town Council and it ought to be a simple one — send it to the voters. It’s the right move for several...

Every kindergartner for the past 20 years has known the difference between a blue bin and a trash can. Unfortunately, too many of their parents and grandparents do not. Unconscionable as it might seem, far...

Hats off to Rhode Island state Rep. Teresa Tanzi (D-Narragansett and South Kingstown) for having the gumption to do what every town, every state, should have done decades ago. Rep. Tanzi is pushing a bill...

If they can find the funds, the idea of a bike and pedestrian path from Warren to Bristol makes sense (see page 1). At about $2.35 million, it won’t be cheap. But if grant money...

When it comes to its vote last week to allow for the mayoral form of government to be placed before the voters on the November 2016 ballot, the East Providence City Council needs to...

Some in Tiverton may have reason to be frustrated with their Town Council, but this ‘fire the lot of them’ reaction scarcely fits the crime. Petitions are making the rounds calling for the ouster of...

Carpionato Corp.’s failed attempt to build an immense commercial and residential complex in Tiverton may best be remembered as an exercise in how not to win friends and influence people. Any shot the developer may...
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