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To the Editor: This September 11 is the 18th anniversary of the worst tragedy in American history, but there are still no answers and no explanations that are believable. However, this the month the University of Alaska, under the direction of Dr. L. more
Another year passes and yet the memories remain as fresh as ever - a world that changed in the blink of an eye, altered in a hellish fireball that scarred a pristine morning sky. We thank the members of Warwick's local government and state officials who more
To the Editor: Please join my team, The Flying Flapdoodles, for the Walk to Defeat ALS on Sunday, September 15, 2019. The Rhode Island ALS Association sponsors this event that brings people together for a fantastic cause: to continue patient support more
How much should elected leaders on the local level be paid? The question has garnered renewed attention of late in Cranston, where proposals to significantly boost the pay of the mayor and members of the City Council are being considered. We imagine more
The same debate starts every year as the calendar switches from August to September. Those who love summer and cling to every last bit of warmth butt heads with folks who are setting up their autumn wreaths the moment the clock strikes midnight on Sept. more
By MILLIE SANTILLI People are living longer and are no longer old at 50, 60, 70, 80 or even 90. Today people of age are still working, traveling, more conscience of their health and what it takes to continue to have an active life. Most people of age are more
To the Editor: Recently, Johnston taxpayers received their new tax increases at just under 1 percent. How can it be we have fewer workers compared to 10 years ago, in addition to more revenues via new businesses and housing development, yet our taxes more
By STEVEN FRIAS Recently, Twin River, Rhode Island's casino operator, has experienced a run of bad luck. With the opening of Encore Boston Harbor, Twin River suffered a 34 percent decline in table-game revenues and a 17 percent decline in video slot more
Few medical maladies are as cruel as Alzheimer's disease. It slowly robs people of memories, personality, basic functionality - of their sense of self. Those who have witnessed the effects of the disease up close can speak to the resulting feelings of more
To the Editor: With all the questions surrounding the no-bid contract to IGT I thought I'd weigh in with my personal experience. I was hired August 8, 1983 by GTECH, or Gaming Systems as it was called at that time. I was laid off on May 8, 2019 after 35 more
To the Editor: I am a lucky individual politically. While I have won and lost elections multiple times for the Hopkinton Town Council, I have won seven times and currently am in my third term as vice President. I also chair the Republicans in my town. more
To the Editor: Anti-gun hysteria is sweeping the progressive left, the media and letters to the editor. On Gene Valicenti's radio talk show Governor Raimondo claimed military-style weapons are used in all mass shootings. Fact: FBI statistics show that more
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