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By AARON REGUNBERG More and more often, community and faith leaders have begun referring to climate change as the existential threat of our time" - language the scientific community has used for decades. What does being "the existential threat" mean? It" more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A new legislative proposal has reignited debate over panhandling in the Ocean State. Rhode Island House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Charlene Lima (D-Dist. 14, Cranston) last week introduced House Bill 5330, which would impose more
Moving those cookies out Pallets of cookies reaching at least 15 feet high provided the backdrop Saturday as Girl Scouts from East Greenwich, North Kingstown, Jamestown and Cumberland loaded up vehicles from their respective communities with cookie more
To the Editor: The great loss of the Rossi family business Phred's Drug is just that, a great loss. Coming from my point of view, it's a great loss to the community as well. Thank you, everybody, that made your business what it was. On a personal note, more
By JOHN HOWELL While Rhode Island Republicans have difficulty recruiting candidates to run for public office - with many seats left uncontested - a contest has shaped up for the chair of the state party with five candidates vying for the slot. All five more
As the state mid-term elections draw closer and closer, politics season seems to engulf everything around us, like a cloud of fallen leaves engulfs a backyard... more
As we begin our 2019 legislative session, I want to give the people of Cranston an overview of what they can expect from their House of Representatives this year. Before doing so, however, I wish to sincerely thank two key groups - the voters of 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
To the Editor:There have been many “black days” in our country’s history but Monday, February 26, 2019 is the darkest ever. On that day, the U.S. Senate considered a bill that would … more
By TOM MEZZANOTTE More disappointing news for RI Sport fans - the loss of the Pawtucket Red Sox. I have followed the saga surrounding the efforts of many to keep the PawSox in Rhode Island. Would the state be at risk? Should the owners pay more? What a more
By PAM SCHIFF The Cranston Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) held their first meeting on Oct. 2 with a presentation given by district administrators on special education process and eligibility. SEAC is a group of parents, teachers and more
By JOHN HOWELL They're going to build a lunar command module at the Warwick Area Career and Tech Center. Expect it to be completed by the end of the spring semester and ready for takeoff on July 20. Although designed for space travel, this module more
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