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The most common answer of any Rhode Islander when asked about the quality of life in our state is “great state, lousy government.” For four decades now, this writer has witnessed governor … more
By MERI R. KENNEDY CCAP in need of help for the holidays Each month CCAP serves over 600 families in need at their Food Bank, and they are seeing more and more families having trouble making ends meet and are unable to purchase needed food. The families more
The boundaries of propriety in regard how a woman should be addressed have substantially changed over time. Back in the “Mad Men” period of the sixties, men were callously demeaning to women as a … more
The contrasts between the 44th and 45th presidents of the United States of America could not be more divergent. Cool, collected, studious and professorial, Barack Obama never mastered our 36th President Lyndon Johnson's adroit ability to press the more
Halloween Touch a Truck Hosted by the Rotary Club of Cranston and Garden City Center, a special Touch A Truck will be held in Garden City on Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. Bring the kids in their costumes for a great family fun event! The fee is $10 per more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Cranston Hall of Fame announces 2017 inductees On Friday, Nov. 3, the Cranston Hall of Fame will induct five new members at the Foundation's 37th induction dinner/ceremony. The event will be held at the Valley Country Club, 251 New more
Currently in Congress, the Republicans are working on a tax reform plan. Like juggling glass vials of nitroglycerin, in this volatile realm of the national economy, a misplaced hand can cause the nation's finances to blow up. Since the beginning of the more
Remember when your daughter was a little girl and she would ride her bike or perform some physical trick and yell, “Look at me, look at me?” There is an undisputable similarity with the … more
By MERI R. KENNEDY West auditorium set to open The Cranston High School West Alumni Association welcomes the public to attend the unveiling of the newly renovated Cranston High School West auditorium at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 80 Metropolitan more
For a couple of years now, I have been writing about different proposals regarding a new Paw Sox stadium. Few Rhode Islanders support any kind of taxpayer insured development whatsoever. The latest idea is to build a grandiose sports park complex in the more
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