Letters to the editor
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America is unique in its ability to evolve and embrace new ideas. Sometimes change comes slowly, but this happens through patience, turmoil, debate, voting and education. Once women were not allowed to vote. Once blacks were more
To the Editor: When I think of Pawtucket I think of the Gamm Theatre, Slater Park and McCoy Stadium. The home of the Pawtucket Red Sox; it's been their home for the last 60 years. And now there's talk about moving them to a different place, perhaps out more
To the Editor: Are you ready for the new Math-iello? I applauded the Rhode Island Legislature for finally doing something about the unfair and regressive automobile tax. The taxpayers can now expect to get their own money back. I haven't followed the more
To the Editor: In the last two decades, we have seen a 25 percent drop in the cancer death rate. But our work is not complete. Research suggests that roughly half of all cancer deaths can be prevented if we avoid tobacco, get physical activity, eat a more
To the Editor: Of all the patently ridiculous and pathetic slurs aimed at former president Obama, John Cervone has reached a new level of inanity. After ranting about Obama’s record while in … more
To the Editor: Like many Rhode Islanders, I'm no stranger to hard work. I've been a farmer, small business owner, artist and art teacher, and as a mom, I work hard every day to create a brighter world for my daughters. It's been a particular kind of joy more
Baby Jayden's kidneys started failing the day he was born; by the time he was four months old, doctors had removed both of them. Daily dialysis kept him alive until a transplant was possible. Today, three years later, Jayden is thriving. more
It's about halfway through summer break, which means that most children across Rhode Island have settled into a summer routine. The days are full of sun, fun and delicious treats, but that doesn't mean that a healthy lifestyle more
To the Editor: There is a lot to learn from the recent defeat of the Senate Republican effort to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Every bill Republican leaders introduced had the same problem: massive cost shifts to purchasers of health insurance, more
To the Editor: The attempted murder of congressional staff and congressmen is one more tragic event that should be a call for our nation to engage in open and honest discussion on the purpose and limits of guns in our society. I believe America's more
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