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In an election where the majority of voters will vote against someone rather than for someone, perhaps it is time to consider the two minor party candidates. If the idyllic casting of a citizen’s … more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Italian Festival at St. Brigid's The Social Ministry of St. Brigid's Church, 1231 Plainfield St. in Johnston, will be concluding the celebration of the church's 100th anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 18 in the church hall. Tickets are more
Like most Americans, I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when the United States was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001. Unlike the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, on that crystal clear beautiful morning 15 years ago there was not a more
This past week, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo stated she was open to the idea of using the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) as a barometer whether or not a high school student has fulfilled the … more
In a presidential campaign season that has been a roller coaster ride of the absurd, the latest tactic employed is a dangerous one indeed. Recently, GOP nominee Donald J. Trump has assailed Democrat nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton with charges of bigotry. more
A Depression-era song crooned by legendary singer Bing Crosby depicted the sense of fruitlessness one feels when one has to beg to survive. Throughout world history, the lowest echelon of any society has resorted to begging as a means of survival. Some more
Recently on a Friday, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and Rhode Island State Police Col. Steven O' Donnell announced that after four years of inquiry there will be no one held criminally accountable for the 38 Studios debacle. This outcome should not more
As we Americans enter the voting booth on Nov. 8, we will not just be choosing between the lesser of evils. We will be electing either a duplicitous, deceitful, far-left liberal, or an erratic egomaniac with no real ideology other than a narcissistic more
This past week, the Democrats convened in Philadelphia to officially nominate Hillary Rodham Clinton as their party’s standard-bearer for the general election of 2016. In a convention that started … more
By MERI R. KENNEDY St. Rocco Feast and Festival St. Rocco Church on Atwood Avenue will hosts its annual Feast and Festival from Thursday, Aug. 18 to Sunday, Aug. 21. Hours are 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. on more
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