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Amidst a flurry of legislative efforts being submitted in the home stretch of the general assembly’s session is one bill that simultaneously threatens the vitality of local newspapers, such as … more
Sincere apologies to anyone who felt demeaned that I had drawn a boy saluting with the wrong arm in a Memorial Day cartoon published last week. It was not my intention to disrespect anyone who served … more
In considering whether or not a fledgling advocacy group calling for at least one armed police officer to be placed in every school in Rhode Island has real merit and is worthy of a $24 million … more
The House of Representatives today passed legislation (2023-H 5829) sponsored by Rep. Scott A. Slater (D-Dist. 10, Providence) which would allow the state’s cannabis dispensaries to advertise … more
With spring in the air and nice weather finally arriving in Rhode Island, it sure feels a lot like Gaspee Days around here. And it will look a lot more like it too, with a slate of great events … more
Don’t get me wrong, I only have a cup, maybe two, a day. Since Doug and I started dating it’s become almost a daily ritual. Afterall, Doug just has to have his morning coffee. Before … more
 It’s undeniably heartwarming to see the efforts of so many individuals volunteer their time and energy to help out somebody in the way that around 50 off-duty firefighters helped a local … more
As I approach the age of 37 I realize more and more that I’m never going to feel financially secure. I have worked steadily, day after day, since I was 16 years old. I’ve never been one … more
Where does public access to Rhode Island’s immaculate coastlines end and private, limited, and protected ownership begin? It is a complex question with no certain answers which will undergo … more
An array of bills before the Rhode Island General Assembly would chip away at both newspapers and transparency in government. They seek to alter numerous state laws that require governments, both … more
As I get older, and see my own nieces growing, I am starting to understand all the discomfort older generations have for cell phones and technology. While they’re definitely making a lot of … more
It’s hard to believe that more than three years have passed since the first Covid case came to Rhode Island. The subsequent months and years have reminded us all of the fleeting nature of … more
The path to hell, they say, is paved with good intentions. In Rhode Island, it appears the path to a failed affordable housing strategy is paved with an overabundance of competing interests, all of … more
For many local Christians, last Easter felt refreshingly normal.  Emerging from quite a bit longer than three days trapped in our own tombs of isolation and quarantine, the chance to once again … more
It’s hard to imagine that only seven months ago I broke both of my legs. Driving home from work one night I blinked, and the next thing I knew I was on my back in an ambulance with several very … more
“Hey lady, you forgot your cane!” These are words I never expected to be addressed to me. I was always a vigorous child, teenager, teacher, wife, and mother. I never thought about … more
The weather may finally be heating up, but Rhode Islanders should be prepared for a freeze when it comes to the local and greater economy. Although you can get any different number of projections … more
Rhode Island so often finds itself following in the footsteps of other states (hi, Massachusetts) when it comes to passing policy. We see no reason why Rhode Island cannot become a nationwide leader … more
Any realistic parent will be sure to impart this classic piece of wisdom to their children: “There is no such thing as a sure thing.” And as we’ve recently come to learn from the … more
While the ink is barely dry on the package of 14 bills proposed last week as part of a widespread affordable housing strategy endorsed by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, it is worth taking a … more
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