Opinion

An unexpected place in the national campaign

While summer's dog days are upon us, the presidential campaign is in full swing - and Rhode Island has been a notable part of the storyline on both sides of the aisle. The Republican National Convention was held last week in Cleveland, Ohio, with Donald

We the people

To the Editor: Why do temperatures continue to rise every year? Why are we fearful of and denying immigrants the opportunity for a safer and better life? Why are we fighting war after war, destroying cultures, killing innocents, and creating hatred? Why

We must ensure standardized tests don't crowd out teaching, learning

To the Editor: I am writing to publicly applaud Rhode Island Education Commissioner Ken Wagner's recent decision on sparing 10th and 11th graders from Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) testing. Commissioner Wagner

Letters

When will officials be held accountable?

To the Editor: Let me understand this. Now, the fire inspectors and officials want to investigate the California Warehouse building? Now, we are going to find out what might have caused a fire? What happened to inspecting the building before it is
Columns

Sun Rise Scoops

By MERI R. KENNEDY Santa to be in Johnston Memorial Park Santa Claus will make his visit to Johnston Memorial Park on Dec. 10 from 3 to 5 p.m. Enjoy free pictures with Santa, music, food and more. This event is brought to the public by the City of
Op-Ed

Meeting the goal of bringing computer sciences to our students

By KIP FERN As a Rhode Island native, I've seen firsthand just how challenging it can be to provide schools with everything they need. But when it comes to equipping students for the future, it seems there is no hurdle too high for Governor Raimondo. As