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You, the reader, have every right to leave the United States. No one forces you to stay. more
This is in response to Clay Commons’s sarcastic “catastrophe” letter published last week. more
The July 11 letter “Fly your flags, or leave the Country”  leaves this reader baffled. more
A TRUE embrace of Diversity Equity and Inclusion should exist, but for philosophies – including ones you may not agree with. more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The timeline for creating a new westbound Washington Bridge remains uncertain, as Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee and state Transportation Director Peter Alviti indicated during a … more
To the editor: If we continue to be the leading nation of the world, then certainly our politicians are the most powerful people in civil discourse.   Then how is it one party kowtows … more
To the editor: Nikki Haley has called Trump, among other things, “unhinged,” but has said she will support him because Biden has been a “catastrophe.” Friday, it was … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: With 122 days until the Nov. 5 election (as of the writing of this column), Democrats find themselves in a fix. Various news reports this week had President Biden weighing a … more
Stroll down Hope Street, What do you see? more
As I drive over the Mt. Hope or Sakonnet bridges, I am grateful that I get to call this quirky peninsula my home. more
The removal of the word plantation from the official state name follows the removal of multiple offensive professional sports team's names and is another step in honoring those who suffered the horrors of the slave trade. more
You might be surprised to know that Henry Winkler, better known as “The Fonz” on TV sitcom “Happy … more
If you watched the June 27 presidential debate you had to ask yourself one question: How dare the Republican and Democratic Parties leave you with a choice of two grievously flawed candidates for the … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The Kennedy - Nixon debate in 1960 marked the dawning of a new age, when the optics of televised images carried more weight than the substance of what candidates conveyed verbally. … more
To the editor: As a small business owner running a pediatric occupational therapy institute in Rhode Island, I know that the struggle to find affordable, convenient child care is a daily reality … more
Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would see a Juneteenth national holiday commemorating the abolition of slavery. more
My family and I want to thank Manny Correira for honoring my mother, Betty Grimo, on her 100th birthday celebration. more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Thursday was the day to buy a lottery ticket if you predicted two key developments involving Rhode Island’s healthcare landscape. Brown University and the state’s … more
On Monday, June 24 through Wednesday, June 26 you have the ability to officially join the ranks of the Bristol Republican Town Committee. more
Are you looking for a way to give back and contribute? Look no further than the "Condiment Caring Drive" in support of the East Bay Food Pantry. more
We all have a responsibility in sharing a safer, more enjoyable experience on the bike path. more
I am writing to express our unanimous opposition to TSL LLC’s proposal to dock a pool boat near Stone Harbour Marina, due to safety concerns and perceived value to the Bristol community. more
It is commendable that our flooding issue is being taken seriously by the local towns and state agencies by the Route 114 group, which has been holding public forums, but the proposals do not address the main problem. more
Among the flurry of bills being passed out of the Rhode Island General Assembly is a new law with big impact for the communities along the East Bay Bike Path. The “e-bikes bill” creates a … more
Every garden bed should have some, especially a prominent one that greets visitors and residents coming and going. more
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