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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
By JOHN LaFORGE It gets harder to commemorate World War I, because of time and the public's embrace of, or indifference to, a permanent war economy. About the Great War British novelist H.G. Wells wrote on August 14, 1914, This is already the vastest" more
The middle school auditorium was filled with students who seemed much too young, given the topic at hand. Three former inmates were telling their stories, a journey from seemingly harmless drug and alcohol experimentation beginning at ages even younger more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Santa to arrive in Garden City Santa will arrive in Garden City Center to welcome in the season on Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. at the Gazebo. His cabin will also open that day through Dec. 24. There will be free face painting, crafts, hayrides more
By GLENN MOLLETTE The horrendous shooting of 12 innocent people at a country music bar in Twin Oaks California reminds us that no place in America is safe. If we thought there were some safe sacred zones in our country then we should ask the people in more
To the Editor: As Americans, we like to have everything laid out in an obvious and understandable format. We tend to act toward war in the same manner. Americans like to see their nation's confrontations, with other nations, concluded promptly and more
To the Editor: With the increase in incidents of an active shooter, there is now an immediate need for improved means of life safety in all places of public assembly. These should include but not limited to: places of worship, shopping malls, casinos, more
By MERI R. KENNEDY PVMS Veteran's 5K The Park View Middle School Veteran's Day 5K is an annual event designed to bring honor and recognition to Veterans Day. Proceeds from the event will benefit programs for the school throughout the year and as a means more
By KARISSA NIEHOFF and TOM MEZZANOTTE From the Greatest Generation to Baby Boomers, Generation X to millennials, teenagers in every era have had challenges growing up. In today's digital world, high school students are being tested in unique and more
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