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“Safety” is the reason given for the panhandling legislation approved by the Cranston City Council last week and now signed into law by Mayor Allan Fung. But let’s get real. Indeed, … more
Last week, concerns about weapons and violence shared via social media ignited concerns in two Rhode Island school communities. A parent at Burrillville High School contacted school administrators early Wednesday to report a post suggesting a student more
Libraries have come a long way. These public institutions date back millennia, with the Royal Library of Alexandria in Egypt serving as one of the great lost wonders of the world after its construction in 283 BCE (before the common era that starts with more
Libraries have come a long way. These public institutions date back millennia, with the Royal Library of Alexandria in Egypt serving as one of the great lost wonders of the world after its … more
In one of his first official actions as President, Donald Trump signed an executive order that stated his administration would seek “prompt repeal” of the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as … more
As the saying goes, the devil is in the details. We have yet to see the devil in plans being advanced by Gov. Gina Raimondo and House Speaker Nicholas Matteillo, but the ideas have captured the … more
The cost of a basic municipal service - disposal of trash - is about to go up for all Rhode Island cities and towns with the exception of Johnston and Tiverton. Johnston won't see an increase in tipping fees at the state landfill because it is home to more
Downwind is the place to be if you're a hunter or being hunted. But it's the place to avoid when there's a fire or noxious fumes. Rhode Island is downwind from the Midwest, and what is released into the atmosphere from the rust belt is the air we more
House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello will rightfully earn the title of magician" if he can deliver on his promise to eliminate the automobile tax in the next five years as he promised during his campaign for re-election. The motor vehicle tax is levied by" more
Every little bit helps, and when it comes to millions of dollars, that can be the difference between pulling up stakes and leaving Rhode Island or keeping a company here and growing jobs. Legislation first introduced by Warwick Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi more
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