September 2, 2015

Years later, the shadow of the 38 Studios debacle continues to loom over Smith Hill.

Taxpayers are on the hook for tens of millions to repay bondholders following the 2012 failure of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s video game company. What had been pitched as a major economic development project quickly …

Less than a year ago, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung had a very real chance of becoming Rhode … More
Late July and early August are typically thought of as a quiet time of year, the slow … More
Finding a balance between public health concerns and respect for civil liberties can be … More
It had seemed, for a time, that the controversy surrounding the Cranston Police … More
Rhode Island’s greatest assets, it can be argued, are its size, geographic and cultural … More
Editorial Cartoon
Return to First Principles
Steve Frias
Cranston Chatter
Meri R. Kennedy
Write of Way
Meg Fraser
Bea Lanzi
This week, I reach a personal goal – one 17 years in the making. On Saturday, … More
America’s prison population has exploded over the last few decades. The reasons are … More
It is with no small amount of pride that I took part in the vote that brought Rhode … More
David “Dave” Barber, an award-winning broadcaster veteran with extensive experience … More
Across the state, Rhode Islanders are talking about a number of important initiatives … More
Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

Mayor Fung refuses to take responsibility for the worst political crisis in resent Cranston history!

He has stated publicly many times that he is sorry for his mistakes, as though the mistakes were minor ones. If he is truly sorry and has woken up to the damage he has done to the reputation of …

To the Editor: Senator Joshua Miller was wrong when he slung profanity at those who … More
To the Editor: The cruel killing of Cecil and other animals in Africa deserve the … More
To the Editor: Allan Fung has forever tried to portray himself as a “nice” … More
To the Editor: Jimmy Fund Golf presented by DraftKings extends its sincerest thanks to … More
(Editor’s note: This letter has been updated at the request of the author.) To the … More
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