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2018 was a miserable year for SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. At just three years old, months after being anointed Rhode Island’s official tall ship, the momentarily magnificent Perry was awash in … more
On behalf of the Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF), we would like to express our sincere gratitude for the support and generosity of the community. The 11th annual Bodacious Bee was a great … more
To the editor: In "Uninhabitable Earth," David Wallace-Wells points out that the greenhouse gas emissions that threaten to overwhelm our planet have not been steadily rising since … more
Promoting the sensible judgement and evaluation that many newspapers and magazines normally exercise in selecting what to print as “Letters to the Editor” is not censorship. At least … more
The border wall serves a purpose, but it isn’t to keep out illegal immigrants or drugs. It is a monument, an organizing tool, for those who oppose immigration, in particular from Latin America. … more
Wake up, America. This is an American Holocaust — the killing of pre-born babies and beyond. It is a crucial time for our state. Legislation has been introduced at the R.I. General Assembly … more
As an American veteran, I became aware that the federal government is only required to fly the POW/MIA flag six days per year. This was established by Title 36 of the USC, Section 902. In my … more
The sweep is complete, and give the progressive Democrats credit — they own the East Bay. The old guard that once controlled politics in this region saw this coming two years ago but could … more
On Feb. 5, the U.S. Senate passed SB-1, the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, in a bipartisan vote of 77-23. Sen. Jack Reed voted against this bill, while … more
Add the organization Wallet Hub to those who believe Rhode Island is one bad place to retire. The organization ranks the Ocean State next to last (Kentucky barely grabs that honor). Rhode … more
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