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By ROBERT FLANDERS On March 9, 2020, acting pursuant to the extraordinary powers that the Rhode Island Emergency Management Act ("e;EMA"e;) provides, Governor Raimondo declared a state of emergency in Rhode Island "e;due to the dangers to health and life more
By IAN DONNIS Rhode Island's primary election on Tuesday will indicate whether Rhode Islanders want a more progressive General Assembly. The Rhode Island Political Cooperative - whose platform includes issues like a $15 minimum wage, higher taxes on the more
Perspective is an interesting concept insofar that it can change the entirety of the human experience - even when dealing with an objective reality. The weather provides a great example. Take this past Tuesday morning - where those going out for morning more
By CAMILLE VELLA WILKINSON and ERIN LYNCH PRATA As legislators from Warwick, it is our responsibility to propose policies that help our city and state address the growing impacts of climate change. That is why we have introduced legislation to establish more
There are ways of engaging the world during this time of tribulation. One of these ways is taking a walk. While, for certain, there will be many physical, economic and mental health burdens to bear due to impacts made by the more
By GARY SASSE As the GOP gathers for its 42nd quadrennial national convention (albeit virtual) questions are being asked about the Party's future. Are the changes President Trump brought to the Party sustainable, and what will the Republican Party be more
By PAULA McFARLAND I've lived in the same neighborhood in Cranston for the past 30 years. We bought our starter home in a "e;starter neighborhood"e; designed to be affordable for first-time house buyers. When we bought it, we paid $99,000. Today, most more
As we keep our distance from each other and watch with sadness as the coronavirus sweeps through our beautiful country and across the world, we are reminded how more
By K.JOSEPH SHEKARCHI The Coronavirus has taken a gruesome human and economic toll on the country and our state. Along with the entire nation, the Rhode Island General Assembly awaits action from the Congress to provide aid to states and individuals more
By GARY SASSE As the GOP gathers for its 42nd quadrennial national convention (albeit virtual) questions are being asked about the Party's future. Are the changes President Trump brought to the Party sustainable, and what will the Republican Party be more
Editor's note: Susan Groh, a cancer survivor and Warwick resident, provided these thoughtful suggestions for these difficult times. By SUSAN GROH I know this pandemic has us all feeling nervous and unsettled, and a bit like we've stepped into an more
By CINDY FERA In March when this pandemic started, I was really depressed. It shut down my bed-and-breakfast business and left me feeling isolated and alone. My "e;Walk and Talk"e; at Rocky Point also came to a screeching halt. Luckily, I had my daughter and more
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