Opinion

Celebrating safely

School is out, summer has arrived, and one of our most cherished holidays is right around the corner. The coming Fourth of July weekend affords an opportunity to spend time with friends and loved ones, enjoy the outdoors, and celebrate our nation's

Ripples in the pond

To the Editor: The bittersweet fruit of “Fed Up” has ripened on the tree of nationalism, and the first to pick the low hanging fruit of national identity were the voters of Great Britain, …

Free play recess

To the Editor: The Rhode Island General Assembly recently enacted legislation mandating public schools provide at least 20 minutes of “free play recess” to children from kindergarten through …

Protecting coral canyons, seamounts will feed our faith

We live in the Ocean State, and this fact is nourishing to my faith. Aside from outer space, no realm is more mysterious to us than our oceans. Where else do you most feel this reverential awe – …

Letters

Did Jack Reed sell his morality for $11,000?

To the Editor: Jack Reed is in a very embarrassing situation in supporting the use and sale of “cluster bombs,” which have been criticized by humanitarian groups and 119 nations as being …
Columns

Sun Rise Scoops

Bowl-a-Thon for Defenders of Animals On July 30, take part in this year’s Bowl-a-Thon to benefit Defenders of Animals at Town Hall Lanes located at 1463 Atwood Ave. in Johnston. The donation …
Op-Ed

This November, vote yes on Question 2

We will hear our fair share of partisan politics this campaign season but I hope we can all come together to support Question 2 on the November ballot. If voters …