Opinion

Fung for mayor

Last year in this space, following the release of the Rhode Island State Police assessment report of the Cranston Police Department, we wondered whether Mayor Allan Fung's political future was in doubt - and whether he would be able to restore the frayed

Re-elect Mattiello

Editor's note: While the voters of Cranston House District 15 will decide whether to return House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello to office, we feel this race is of significance to the state as a whole. We are therefore printing this editorial in the Warwick

Now is the time to eliminate car tax

The car tax is a stone in everyone's shoe. No matter how much one makes, no matter what model car one drives, no matter where one lives - taxpayers despise the car tax. Every year municipalities reach deep into taxpayer's

Trinity Rep announces Grade 11 Project, offering free tickets to every 11th grader in the state

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Project Discovery student matinee program, Trinity Repertory Company - the State Theater of Rhode Island - will offer free tickets to William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream to Rhode Island 11th graders.

Letters

Free at last

To the Editor: As one of those 60 million Americans who voted for President-elect Donald J. Trump, I/we cannot wait for January 20, 2017 when the 44th President of these United States will not be able to use his phone, his pen or his executive power to
Columns

Cranston Chatter

By MERI R. KENNEDY Cranston Arts Commission Kick Off Event The newly formed Cranston Arts Commission invites all Cranston residents to join them for their Kick Off Event" on Feb. 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Theatre 82 & Character's Cafe at 82 Rolfe"
Op-Ed

State of the recycling industry today

By ROBIN WIENER The recycling industry has long been recognized as one of the world's first green industries, born out of the need to recover and conserve valuable resources. From the earliest of times, people recognized the intrinsic value of recycling