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It’s a disturbing trend that has become much too familiar over the past couple years, but you may never know that looking at the statistics.Just this past Saturday, a stabbing attack during a … more
For me, as for most, the holidays are about spending time with family and feeling grateful for what you have. It’s no different for families with loved ones in nursing homes who just want to … more
To the Editor:In the Dec. 12, 2019, letter titled “Anti-gun crowd won’t stop until Americans are unarmed,” after the usual banal arguments and disingenuous notions (for example, … more
By MERI R. KENNEDY 'Twas the deadline for Christmas, when all through the house Not a computer was on, not even a mouse; The files were saved in the drive with care, In hopes that writer soon would be there; The sports department were nestled all snug in more
By JOSEPH H. CROWLEY "e;Rethinking our approach to education,"e; a Dec. 19 letter from Peter A. Filippi, needs a rebuttal. Mr. Filippi suggests regionalizing and privatizing our public education would save millions of dollars. Mr. Filippi offers some suspect more
Despite our highly provincial tendencies, Rhode Islanders know that no corner of our state is too far from any other - and that in many cases we can easily find common links with other residents, either through family members, friends or shared more
To the Editor: Our town is presently considering building a "e;state of the art"e; elementary school that will cost many millions in which our elected officials want feed back from residents. So what are the issues taxpayers should consider? Of the more
To the Editor: How important is it to be attractive in our society? As humans, we are frequently told it does not matter how we look on the outside if we are not proud of who we are on the inside. We are told our kindness to others can make us the most more
By MAUREEN MAIGRET Like most older adults, at age 90 Anne wanted to stay in her own home when she started to need some help. Staying at home by using home care or adult day services is a realistic choice for many older adults with adequate means. For more
Only twice before in our nation's history has the U.S. House of Representatives impeached a president. Students of American history know that Andrew Johnson was the first to face a trial in the Senate, where he avoided removal from office by a single more
To the Editor: With the continuing onslaught of active shooter incidents and the serious events unfolding in Congress, it appears that this Christmas season will be less joyful than many of the past years. Try to remember the true reason for the season more
By MICHAEL ALBANESE Amazon is ready to take over the world. In Amazon's annual filing at the beginning of the year, they listed "e;transportation and logistics services"e; companies in their competitors for the first time. This means that Amazon is expected more
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