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There’s a new generation of film producers emerging in Rhode Island. They will be a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood, New York and the global film industry in general. We always … more
I took the time to personally visit the so-called pallet village, on Victor Street in Providence. I can’t help but come to the conclusion; the same people who contrived this idea may also be … more
STORY OF THE WEEK State-mandated disclosures about the deaths and near-deaths of Rhode Island children have become increasingly frequent over the last year. Twenty-eight fatalities and an … more
To the Editor, A common concern with the Safe Firearm Storage Bill (S-2202) & (H-7373) making its way through the General Assembly pertains to having immediate access to a gun for … more
There’s no denying the arrival of spring once the cherry blossoms bloom and spiked cleats begin digging into the dirt at local Little League diamonds across the state. This past weekend, … more
Humans of Cranston is a recurring column showcasing the stories of Cranston community members’ community involvement, diversity, and unique life perspectives. Maria Manzi is a life-long … more
The many issues with the American healthcare system are often so cartoonish, so overtly head-scratching and backwards, that it can seem silly and hopeless these days to even point them out. … more
Adopted in 2010, Rhode Island’s funding formula for education — the primary mechanism for delivering state education aid to local communities—was moderately successful in increasing … more
School vacation week made for some swift journeys across the Washington Bridge. STORY OF THE WEEK As the state awaits a forensic review of what went wrong with the Washington Bridge, the … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: For a long time, it seemed as if Scott Avedisian was destined to be mayor in perpetuity of Warwick. He could be counted on to win re-election as a genial GOP moderate, even amid … more
To the Editor, It's clear to me that Rhode Island Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Warwick) is trying his best to fix that which isn't broken. In his recent 15 bill package, addressing … more
By Rep. JOSEPH McNAMARA A neighbor recently approached me and said, “I don’t think it’s right that I have to pay $6,000 to just chew my food when I have dental … more
Eight years ago, I was named chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee. It was a position I accepted with much excitement and, to be honest, just a little bit of trepidation. Unlike other … more
Housing affordability has become one of Rhode Island’s most serious challenges. Home prices are so high that ownership is out of reach for many Rhode Islanders. Nearly half of all renters spend … more
In recent months, Rhode Islanders have seen how critical it is to have ready and reliable access to public information. We’ve also been reminded of how frustrating and challenging it can be to … more
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