Summer has arrived for state lawmakers. But several outstanding pieces of business will likely soon draw them back to Smith Hill.

After swiftly approving the coming year’s $8.7 billion budget plan the week prior, the General Assembly adjourned abruptly Thursday, surprising many observers. The end of this year’s …

For 50 years, Gaspee Days festivities have brought the community together to celebrate … More
Now well removed from a brutal winter and with the official start of summer just weeks … More
Openness. Inclusiveness. Transparency. Trust. Integrity. Fairness. When we consider the … More
Memorial Day, an occasion both somber and celebratory, holds a unique place among … More
What has been a bleak fiscal picture for the state recently grew a bit brighter. Word … More
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Meg Fraser
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Meri R. Kennedy
There are times when one just doesn’t know what to do after hearing about or … More
EPA and the Army finalized a rule recently under the Clean Water Act to continue to … More
The beauty of our state is unbounded – from the sparking beaches of Newport and … More
It has often been said that Rhode Island is like one big family. Because Rhode Island is … More
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING As a child I can remember folks like Malcolm X and Martin … More
Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

In Jim Collin’s classic business book, "From Good To Great," he notes that the difference between good and great leaders is when confronted with an important issue or problem they first look in a mirror before looking out the window. Speaker Mattiello chooses to first affix blame for the closure of …

To the Editor: For families across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts, Hasbro … More
To the Editor: Jimmy Fund Golf presented by DraftKings extends its sincerest thanks to … More
To the Editor: Looking back at 32 years of being involved in and with Johnston’s … More
To the Editor: In my place of knowing, I see this vessel we inhabit, the “Ocean … More
To the Editor: House Speaker Mattiello’s stadium consultant, Andrew Zimbalist, in a … More
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