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To the editor: It warmed my heart to hear about the film exploits of the Kinnane Brothers of Adamsville. My family and I watched "Head Coach" on Netflix a few weeks ago and I had no idea it was … more
To The editor: In response to the ongoing discussion of aquaculture on the Sakonnet River, I would like to add my observations. My family has lived on the Sakonnet River in Little Compton for … more
To the editor: Our coastal waters are precious limited resources that should not be leased to aquaculture without understanding what is being lost by the public. Our Rhode Island waters are held … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: “It's absolutely soul-crushing, heart-breaking,” the Rev. Borislav Kroner, pastor of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Church in Woonsocket, tells my colleague Joe Tasca, … more
It’s disappointing that in the many months the Bowens’ application has been in review, they still don’t realize that communication is key, most of all, honest … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The Federal Trade Commission and Attorney General Peter Neronha characterized their repudiation of the proposed Lifespan-Care New England merger as an open and shut case. The … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Support is growing for the proposed merger of Lifespan and Care New England, Rhode Island’s two largest hospital groups. It remains unclear, though, if state and federal … more
To the editor: An election is about to be overturned. Not because of conspiracy theories or mobs in the capitol, but as a result of antiquated language in Rhode Island's redistricting bill, … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: When women run for office in Rhode Island, they usually win. Years of gains in the state Senate, for example, resulted in the chamber being equally divided between male and female … more
To the editor:  “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.” C.S. Lewis Over the past two years, it has become … more
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