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Who, in 2020, condones racism? Everyone with their hands up, please step aside. You can stand in the corner with your backwards, revolting, old, tired and closed view of the world. If not already … more
The return of semi-normal life to Roger Williams University will understandably trigger anxieties for many Bristol residents in the era of Covid-19. Across society there are numerous classifications … more
Though their motives were pure, the Warren Town Council faced a no-win situation when members voted to fly the Black Lives Matter flag in front of town hall throughout July and early August. Last … more
We have been quick to criticize National Grid's response to power outages during prior storms. So it is only fair that we praise the company's effort last week. The tropical storm — it had … more
After lagging behind their Massachusetts peers for a generation, Rhode Island schools set the standard for distance learning last spring. Led by the governor and commissioner of education, the public … more
Twice the Bristol Town Council faced no-win choices about flying flags above public spaces, before it decided twice is enough. First the council heard passionate speeches from citizens imploring … more
The one constant throughout this pandemic is that no one agrees on anything. Scientists, governors and private citizens have demonstrated every reaction and position possible, and it’s … more
The one constant throughout this pandemic is that no one agrees on anything. Scientists, governors and private citizens have demonstrated every reaction and position possible, and it’s … more
The murder of George Floyd lit a match to a nation loaded with combustible material. Quarantined and isolated for months, with tens of millions jobless, with economic stability shattered, with half … more
It’s never been easier to take an interest in your local government and actually see what your elected leaders are doing. And in this era of executive orders and daily briefings that impact … more
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