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To the Editor, As we enter into the beautiful autumn season we can now enjoy all that this season has to offer in a few inexpensive ways. Traveling locally to visit the ongoing fall foliage, apple orchards, and farms with their produce and farm animals. more
To the Editor: As the hospitality industry starts our slow road to recovery to an uncertain future, we are dependent on our state leaders enacting forward thinking, smart policy ideas. One such example is recent legislation introduced by Speaker more
By DEBORAH RUGGIERO What is your plan for voting in this November's election? I'm not asking IF you are voting (it's your civic duty), or for whom (that's your choice), but HOW are you voting? There are now three ways to vote in Rhode Island: You can more
Television critics know the idiom "e;jumping the shark"e; well, which comes from a 1977 episode of "e;Happy Days,"e; where Fonzie inexplicably jumps over a captive shark on water skis while wearing swim shorts and his trademark leather jacket - while serving no more
As the week began, it was unclear how Superior Court Judge Daniel Procaccini will come down on a motion that could scramble expectations for Rhode Island's most anticipated political trial of the year. The motion, filed last week by Jeff Britt's lawyer, more
By DR. JEANNINE GIOVANNI We certainly have a lot to worry about regarding our health these days. A global pandemic has a way of doing that. Yet there has been another pandemic raging around the globe for years that hasn't captured as much attention as it more
By DR. PETER S. NAKHLA During the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic, many doctors' offices and health care facilities were postponing appointments, elective surgeries and any care that was not related to COVID-19 or considered an emergency. Those more
The presidential debates, for all their faults, play an essential role in our political process. These "long-standing rituals of democracy," as Bloomberg opinion writer Jonathan Bernstein recently called them, can certainly be lacking in substance. more
By IAN DONNIS Rhode Island's primary election on Tuesday will indicate whether Rhode Islanders want a more progressive General Assembly. The Rhode Island Political Cooperative - whose platform includes issues like a $15 minimum wage, higher taxes on the more
By IAN DONNIS SEIU1199 NE is waging a new and aggressive campaign against every incumbent facing a primary in the Rhode Island House of Representatives - and the House is in an uproar about it. The situation stems from how a bill to establish minimum more
If reformers want to improvestate government inRhode Island, would patronagehires be a goodplace to start? It’s a pertinentquestion following thenews that Eddy Herrera, theson of Rep. … more
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