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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: We'd like to set the record straight. In his guest column (Budget, education in spotlight at State House, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019), speaker of the house Nicholas Mattiello misrepresented the legislation being considered that would protect 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
By MERI R. KENNEDY Troop 6 Macaroni Dinner On March 10, Boy Scout Troop 6 will host a Macaroni Dinner at the Church of the Annunciation, 175 Oaklawn Ave., Cranston. The event will run from 3-6 p.m. with the last seating at 6 p.m. There will also be more
To the Editor: In West Warwick last week, a 42-year-old man who I don't know personally was appointed to a town board, despite a felony conviction on his record. Long ago in another time in his life back in 2000, he was a 23-year-old working at Metacomet more
There is broad agreement that single-use plastic bags and other plastic items, such as disposable straws, create environmental hazards and contribute to the pollution of treasured ecosystems and natural resources. In recent years, the Ocean State has more
By KEN WAGNER Rushie Vilane from the Woonsocket P-TECH program plans to be the first in her family to go to college. Christopher Bove from Middletown High School called the PrepareRI Internship the most rewarding experience of his life. Thanks to her more
To the Editor:As a coalition of education advocates, we are concerned by a recent letter from Steve Frias, the Rhode Island’s Republican National Committeeman (“The highest stakes: Our … more
To the Editor: Rhode Island has made huge strides in recent years to expand investments in the state pre-K program and the results speak for themselves. During her first term, Governor Raimondo doubled the state's financial investment in public pre-K, more
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