Opinion articles

Letter: Solar array would help schools mitigate electricity increases

To the editor: In response to “Questions remain before school district commits to solar”: Bristol is facing a 20 percent increase in electricity rates, a $75,000 to $100,000 increase in cost to the schools alone. A 100 kW solar array would have reduced that increase by 20 percent. Questions regarding actual savings and roof warranty

Poli-ticks: A tale of two women

I know that I should not, but the fact is, I hold women in politics to a higher standard. It’s not exactly that we have a surfeit of them, so that’s probably why I want the ones who are in public office to be role models for young women. Two women in my view recently

Transit Bond Question – The right route for RI

Any state with a growing, vibrant economy invariably has one critical component: an efficient, reliable and easily accessible public transit system that gets people where they want to go, when they want to go.  Those destinations include workplaces, schools, shopping centers, and doctors and health care facilities, the core of people’s everyday lives. This November,