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By REP. JOSEPH M. McNAMARA We've all heard or read a lot lately about the state of education in Rhode Island. The recent round of RICAS (Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System) scores has left parents, educators and policymakers frustrated and more
To the Editor: Contract cuts to outside service providers recently made by DCYF have left some foster and adoptive families scrambling. Families should sit tight as DCYF figures out what is next. In the meantime, these families are not alone -they have a more
As we begin our 2019 legislative session, I want to give the people of Cranston an overview of what they can expect from their House of Representatives this year. Before doing so, however, I wish to sincerely thank two key groups - the voters of more
By Herald Staff Trivia fundraiser for CHSE Band A trivia fundraiser for the Cranston High School East Band will be held Friday, Feb. 8, at Lemongrass Restaurant, 1138 Post Road, Warwick. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and trivia begins at 7 p.m. Teams will more
It's no secret that public participation in local government has waned over the years. On most nights at local city and town halls, only a handful of members of the public - including local print journalists - are present as municipal officials do the more
To the Editor: I am writing to thank the members of the community, administration, Cranston City Council and Planning Commission for their interest and attention to the 8.1-megawatt solar project that my company has proposed for the property off Natick more
To the Editor: In her inaugural address, Governor Raimondo reiterated her call for a ban on so-called assault weapons and high-capacity magazines." This notwithstanding that the report of her hand picked working group on gun safety could not agree on a" more
MERI R. KENNEDY Dining for Dogs Rhode Home Rescue presents its annual Dining for Dogs Banquet on Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. the Santa Maria Di Prata Society, 29 Walnut Grove Ave. Tickets cost $30 per adult and $10 per child age 12 and under. Children under 5 more
To the Editor: The Alzheimer's Association estimates there are more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease and more than 16 million Alzheimer's caregivers. As an Alzheimer's advocate, it is my honor to represent them. Congress just more
At a time where newspapers are attacked regularly for their inability to objectively analyze news events and issues that polarize the populace, we do take great strides to include comments from as many people as we can while under the constant pressure more
To the Editor: 1. Feb 6, 2018 - WASHINGTON - $45 billion per year. That's how much the Pentagon says the Afghan war is costing American taxpayers, and with no end ...but we can't have a WALL! 2 U.S. Finalizes Deal to Give Israel $38 billion in military more
To the Editor: I am currently working with a wonderful group of women and instructors at the Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI) with OneCranston, which is an initiative of CCAP. PLTI also has a partnership with Roger Williams University as an more
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