December 22, 2014

As the fierce debate over the RhodeMap RI economic development plan reached its peak last week, another brief episode highlighted the current mood of many Rhode Islanders and the thirst for a greater focus on transparency in government.

Governor-elect Gina Raimondo tonight is hosting an economic summit, designed as a …

Newly elected legislators got an introduction to the workings of the State House at a … More
The idea of creating a statewide contract for teachers is not new, having been raised on … More
The idea of creating a statewide contract for teachers is not new, having been raised on … More
More than any other time of year, the weeks surrounding the holidays bring to the … More
For the second consecutive cycle, Rhode Islanders have elected a governor by … More
Editorial Cartoon
Return to First Principles
Steve Frias
Cranston Chatter
Meri R. Kennedy
Write of Way
Meg Fraser
Bea Lanzi
When Senator Diane Feinstein, Chairwoman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence … More
I once told a group of parents that pre-school prepares kids for the elementary grades, … More
I love old movies. One of my favorites is “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.” It’s the … More
Many Rhode Islanders value their local lakes, ponds, and streams, but many may not know … More
It is essential that the United States, the most important defender of the free world, … More
Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

Cranston now has its own “38 Studios.”

If anyone has followed the police fiasco startinT with “ticketgate” right up to the Finance Committee meeting on Dec. 4, you would be forced to come to the conclusion that Cranston taxpayers will never know what really went on. Since the …

To the Editor: The little known Rhode Island Division of Planning has embraced an … More
To the Editor: It has been reported by the FOX News network that unionized federal … More
To the Editor: In 2004 then senator Barack Obama spoke to the Democrat national … More
To the Editor: Polls show that a growing majority of Rhode Islanders has changed their … More
To the Editor: When a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson, Missouri Police … More
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