Opinion

Pinhole in a pitch-black tunnel

The case of Aaron Andrade could be a turning point in Rhode Island, but we are years away from knowing. Last week, the 25-year-old pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Kristen Coutu. Andrade was given a 40-year sentence,

The presidential learning curve

All presidents face a different set of circumstances upon entering office. Some must endure immediate crisis and some face relative peace and normalcy. No matter what personal narrative a new president has experienced, he or she will be honed by the

Transparency and open spaces

To the Editor:Warmer temperatures, crisp breeze and illuminating sunshine has filled many with excitement that spring is finally here. I woke up yesterday morning, checked my weather app, and …

Trump should step into my shoes

To the Editor: I'm appalled at Donald Trump's proposed budget that would slash billions of dollars from social programs, claiming they are a waste of taxpayer dollars. He would use part of that money to help fund his pet project: the wall on the