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Cheers to the Kickemuit Middle School PTO, students and hundreds of residents from these towns for coming together and providing the financial aid needed to continue Nature’s Classroom, a … more
Barrington has been home to the premiere school district in Rhode Island for decades. This newspaper has felled a forest of trees celebrating the incredible accomplishments of this district, its … more
At 210 feet long with 53 foot beam, the big ship that squeezed past Stone Bridge and into Tiverton Basin last week looked out of place and far too big for such close confines. Maybe it’s in … more
If analysts did a deep dive into student test score data, they could make a credible argument that Rockwell Elementary School in Bristol is the best school in the entire state of Rhode … more
In their efforts to placate some unhappy farmers, Westport boards need to make sure that any Keeping of Animals Registry they agree upon actually accomplishes what it is supposed to. At their most … more
Students in Westport, Mass., were asked recently whether they like the idea of school uniforms. The answer from 82 percent— a resounding No Thank You! No surprise there, nor was it … more
Skeptics say the town’s future trash and recycling program is doomed to fail — with narrow streets, congested parking and elderly residents managing 95-gallon rolling tubs, there will … more
Credit where credit is due, the administration and the City Council both deserve plaudits for their efforts over the last few weeks hashing out East Providence’s Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget. Mayor … more
The Town of Barrington’s treatment of two residents trying to understand a massive change in tax policy should be upsetting to anyone who lives here or owns property here. Charlie Payne and … more
In two consecutive days, two New England governors signed executive orders to ban the sale of vaping products in their respective jurisdictions. First, Massachusetts banned all vaping products. The … more
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