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To the Editor: Climate change is happening here and now - and as a young person, I'm terrified. I'm 20 years old and am afraid for the kind of world I will grow into and the world that my children will have to face in 2100 and beyond. I'm concerned about more
By STEVEN FRIAS An old adage is to avoid discussing politics and religion. A debate on abortion usually entangles both politics and religion, which is why even politicians may try to avoid it. Therefore, some were surprised when for the first time in a more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Citizens Police Academy The Cranston Police Department is now accepting applications for its Citizens Police Academy. In order to be considered, applicants must be at least 18 years old and complete the electronic registration form on more
To the Editor:There have been many “black days” in our country’s history but Monday, February 26, 2019 is the darkest ever. On that day, the U.S. Senate considered a bill that would … more
In recent years, the scourges of sexual assault and harassment have finally been brought to the forefront of public discourse. A culture that has long been permissive of such misdeeds and misbehavior - and provided far too little in terms of recourse and more
To the Editor: The great loss of the Rossi family business Phred's Drug is just that, a great loss. Coming from my point of view, it's a great loss to the community as well. Thank you, everybody, that made your business what it was. On a personal note, more
To the Editor: On Tuesday, March 5, the House Judiciary Committee was scheduled to meet for a vote on House Bill 5125. Their vote will determine if, finally and at last, a bill protecting Rhode Island women's reproductive rights will be brought to the more
It's a sight we've all witnessed in the wake of winter storms - vehicles, still covered in ice or snow, making their way along the roadway. The windshield, in most cases, is at least partially clear - after all, some degree of visibility, no matter how more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Bulky waste pickup During the month of March, the city's Department of Public Works offers residents an opportunity to have bulky waste items picked up free of charge, with certain restrictions. Residents must call Waste Management at more
To the Editor:If continuing attempts at a coup d’etat are unsuccessful, the Trump Administration is threatening an imminent military invasion of Venezuela.On CNN’s Sunday edition of Jake … more
To the Editor: On the afternoon of February 26, a very large number of people who seemed to be members of RI Right to Life were at the State House to demonstrate against the right of women to make their own decisions about their own health care. At the more
I want to thank the Cranston Herald's readers for your comments and questions following our first House Talk" column. I appreciate your interest and active engagement. Among the many issues the House is focusing during this legislative session are" more
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