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The regulated means afforded to all of us for a safe environment in entering any building in the U.S. is the standardized Model Building and Fire Codes. The major codes used are the IBC International … more
Didn’t get enough gardening in this season? Don’t worry; there is still time to grow garden-fresh vegetables and herbs this fall and winter. Purchase transplants and seeds that will grow and … more
Summer is delightful – a wonderful time of year when children play outdoors with friends and families plan barbecues and fun-filled trips to the beach. While many of us draw some of our fondest … more
Rhode Island is not alone in acknowledging its debt to our nation’s military veterans. Rhode Island citizens, like citizens around the nation, appreciate the service they have given, the sacrifices … more
Here in the Ocean State, carbon pollution from fossil fuels – mostly from out-of-state sources – is fundamentally affecting the air we breathe, the waters off our shores, and even our … more
There has been much said about the failed 38 Studios deal. In spite of this fact, or because of it, the story deserves further clarification as to the specific events and issues which, in my … more
Rhode Island’s General Assembly acted decisively last month on an issue that will produce benefits for motorists for decades to come. Faced with a host of complex and high profile issues, … more
As the director of recycling services at Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC), I spend a good bit of my time talking with Rhode Islanders about what items can and can’t be recycled … more
The legislative session is over and the Rhode Island General Assembly has once again failed to abolish the master lever (also known as single-party voting). This basic electoral reform would have … more
Recently, I had the pleasure to meet William from West Warwick, a fifth grader at Deering Middle School who taught me a few things about a catapult and other robotics gadgets he has been building … more
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