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By STEVE FRIAS There are few things politicians like doing more than spending our money, but they usually do not do so wisely. Through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the city of Cranston will receive $42.6 million and the Cranston School more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The chain reaction set off by U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin's decision not to seek re-election has resounded throughout Rhode Island. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, once described as the top Democratic rival to Gov. Dan McKee, jumped into more
Political discourse shouldn't be enough to strip an honorary degree holder of his symbolic sheepskin. Federal criminal convictions, religious bigotry and incitement of insurrection, however, are qualifying revocation prerequisites. Last week, the more
To the Editor, The op-ed piece written by Dr. Michael Dacey in last week's edition of the Warwick Beacon contains multiple factual inaccuracies, which not only cloud the truth but demonstrate a total misunderstanding about and critique of Kent Hospital more
In Rhode Island, we strongly believe that every young child should get off to the right start in life—a start where children and families are supported during the early years of development, a … more
To the Editor, Should we all sit back and do nothing when some students in RI are reading at an 18% proficiency level and their math proficiency is under 34%? We shouldn't and we won't. RI parents know their children best and should be empowered to make more
STORY OF THE WEEK: With the September 13 primary fast approaching, RI Gov. Dan McKee last week unveiled a spending plan that doubles as a way to appeal to a wide swath of Rhode Islanders. Big spend on housing? Check. Money for education? Yep. How about more
Trees, trees, trees. The Cranston Neighborhood Planting Project, in association with Rhode Island Tree Council, wants to help you plant more trees. These trees are FREE to you and planted for you by professionals. Trees increase your home's value with more
Blood - much like other things we take for granted until we don't have them, such as functioning plumbing and heating - is one of those great equalizing factors in life that transcends all other societal labels. If you need blood, and you can't get any, more
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