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As the superintendents of eight school districts in the East Bay, we are keenly aware of the uncertainty and anxiety surrounding the start of the new school year. Every day, we speak to parents … more
Bill Belichick fans know that the “Patriot Way” is a term to describe the team-first culture of the New England Patriots. The "Rhode Island Way”, regrettably, is the way that … more
Like a relative who comes to visit and never goes home, IGT (now joined by Twin River) is about to press the General Assembly for a renewed 20 year contract for gaming services. As you will recall, … more
The recent call to examine the Police Bill of Rights is a good thing. Yet, in some instances specific proposals are short-sighted. Take the argument to give police chiefs more rights to suspend or … more
As of this writing, Covid-19 deaths top 500,000 globally and the number of confirmed cases top 10 million. The Centers for Disease Control announced at the end of June that for every reported case, … more
Like a lot of you out there, living in the shadows, I’m a confessed, lifelong, never-missed-a-parade Bristolian. There were a couple of big shakeups, like the year we moved from watching it … more
“It’s gone.” He said it so fast, and with such conviction and a little regret, it took me aback. My dear friend Bob, an elite athlete in high school and college, has had his fair … more
I, for one, am glad to see that the governor is removing “Providence Plantations” from state stationery paychecks, etc. Yes, I am aware that its initial history had nothing to do with … more
A Boston College history professor argues that the South actually won the Civil War (Boston College Magazine, summer 2020). Since she was from my Alma Mater (Law ’74) I was interested in her … more
In the wake of the despicable death of George Floyd, many police departments are under siege by the very citizens they are sworn to protect. Some FOP lodge presidents are lashing out against what … more
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