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By MERI R. KENNEDY Menorah Lighting The City of Cranston will host Rabbi Laufer from Chabad for the lighting of the Menorah on Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. There will be singing, dancing, food and arts and crafts for children. Bolts Bazaar The Bolts Bazaar - Holiday more
On Nov. 29, the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) released results for students, grades 3-8, on the new state test, The Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS). RICAS is the … more
There’s no easy way to face the music of an unenviable situation. In Rhode Island’s case, that situation involved releasing the results of the first year of testing in the state’s schools based … more
To the Editor: Democrats voting in the mid-term election ranked health care as their highest priority. Progressive candidates calling for Medicare for all or universal health care cannot tell you how they would pay for a single-payer system where the more
As we head towards that time of year when many around the world reflect on religion, family and sharing, let's take a brief second to count our blessings. All too often that which divides gets more attention than those things we each share. Now is the more
Imagine being able to go back in time to a period in your life when you could have used some good advice. Perhaps it was a moment where you were enduring a challenging development in your personal life, or you needed to make a difficult professional more
By MERI R. KENNEDY City of Cranston Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Mayor Allan Fung invites you to attend the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 4 beginning at 6 p.m. with a musical performance, including BASICS Holiday Glee Club, followed by the more
To the Editor: I encourage both Congressmen Cicilline and Langevin to vote for the Sanctioning the Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act. The Bipartisan bill passed in the Senate on October 11. The Sanctioning the Use of Civilians as Defenseless more
As Ollie reminds me, we all should recycle. You wouldn't think that dogs are environmentally conscientious. Ollie is a canine. He does his business where he wants, which on a 20-minute walk can mean stopping at least a dozen times to pee. How does he more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Toys for Tots at Thirsty Beaver Ward 4 Councilman Ed Brady and Jacob Belt will host their fifth annual Toy Drive benefiting The Rhode Island Dream Center and The US Marines for Tots for Tots on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The community is welcome more
I have flown. That's not extraordinary. Lots of people have flown, and a good many have pilot licenses. But I'm not talking about taking a flight some place or climbing into a cockpit to sit behind the controls of an airplane. Rather, this is imaginary more
It's important to know where you stand on the important annual debate - one of the hottest to rage during the cold months of the calendar. It's not related to local or national politics, mercifully, and it doesn't involve whether canned cranberry sauce more
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