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As an advocate for firearms’ rights in Rhode Island, I 100 percent agree that any amount violence, with or without firearms, should be of concern to us all. However, heeding the clamor of the … more
‘Operation Warp Speed’ has become a bad joke and nowhere is it less amusing than in Rhode Island. Last week, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center released a vaccination … more
To the editor: On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, Rhode Islanders will have the opportunity to vote in a special election to approve a set of bonds. The Little Compton Housing Trust encourages our … more
To the editor: On Monday, Feb. 8, the Portsmouth Town Council signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Church Community Housing Corporation to begin the process of potentially building … more
To the editor: (Town Administrator Richard Rainer Jr.) and the council again, during the last Town Council meeting on Feb. 8, avoided, transparency, failed to address many questions posed, and … more
To the editor: Our new climate czar John Kerry was asked after an executive order cancelled the Keystone XL pipeline how the folks who lost 11,000 jobs could be helped. His answer was a masterwork … more
To the editor: With recent reporting, one would initially think there is the light at the end of the tunnel for reopening the Senior Center, a valuable and needed resource for the elderly of our … more
Nursing home residents are the major victims of the COVID pandemic. Nothing has highlighted the inadequacy of the nursing home system in Rhode Island and nationally then this epidemic. Some hope is … more
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority’s move to fully automated toll collection this week is welcome and long overdue. Starting Feb. 14, the bridge authority will launch a … more
In 2019, the same year that Forbes magazine listed Rhode Island as the nation’s worst state in which to do business, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation  unveiled its Bike … more
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