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Libraries have come a long way. These public institutions date back millennia, with the Royal Library of Alexandria in Egypt serving as one of the great lost wonders of the world after its construction in 283 BCE (before the common era that starts with more
In one of his first official actions as President, Donald Trump signed an executive order that stated his administration would seek “prompt repeal” of the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as … more
As the saying goes, the devil is in the details. We have yet to see the devil in plans being advanced by Gov. Gina Raimondo and House Speaker Nicholas Matteillo, but the ideas have captured the … more
The cost of a basic municipal service - disposal of trash - is about to go up for all Rhode Island cities and towns with the exception of Johnston and Tiverton. Johnston won't see an increase in tipping fees at the state landfill because it is home to more
Downwind is the place to be if you're a hunter or being hunted. But it's the place to avoid when there's a fire or noxious fumes. Rhode Island is downwind from the Midwest, and what is released into the atmosphere from the rust belt is the air we more
House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello will rightfully earn the title of magician" if he can deliver on his promise to eliminate the automobile tax in the next five years as he promised during his campaign for re-election. The motor vehicle tax is levied by" more
Every little bit helps, and when it comes to millions of dollars, that can be the difference between pulling up stakes and leaving Rhode Island or keeping a company here and growing jobs. Legislation first introduced by Warwick Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi more
The power of giving is no more evident than at this time of year. Stories of companies adopting families; giving trees at banks, restaurants and the senior center; churches and service clubs delivering food baskets; and toy drives, like the Marine more
It's heating up, which looks to be a good thing unless things get too hot. We're not talking about the weather, although, so far, we've only had a few days that could be classified as bone chilling. Temperatures are rising in the housing market, more
In the story of the Little Dutch Boy, a young boy returning home from school finds a leak in a dam and, recognizing the danger it posed, stuck his finger in the hole to plug the leak. There he stood resolute overnight until his calls for help were more
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