Opinion

RI’s moment on the big stage

As we write this week, voters are going to the polls. By the time of publication, the results of the Rhode Island presidential primary – barring a razor-thin margin or other unexpected issue – …

Legalization of marijuana puts tax revenue ahead of health

In November of 1998 the Attorney's General of 46 states including Rhode Island filed a class action lawsuit against the leading tobacco industries that tobacco is harmful and addictive. As a result of this lawsuit the tobacco industry

Instant-runoff voting would invigorate election process

Rhode Island has experienced something very unfortunate. For two elections, in a row, we are represented by a Governor for whom a majority of Rhode Island voters have voted against. Instant-runoff …

The circus is in town

Old and young, everybody loves the pageantry of the circus –although in this year’s presidential race we are witnessing a circus whose performers are sub-par. By the time of the publication of …

Letters

Why John Kasich

To the Editor: John Kasich should be the overwhelming choice of not only Republicans but also all Americans as their candidate for President of the United States. He has served superbly in the …
Columns

Sun Rise Scoops

Networking at Night Join the Northern RI Chamber of Commerce for a night of networking at the Johnston Historical Society on May 9 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Johnston Historical Society is located …
Op-Ed

Sanders calls on RI voters to ‘think outside the box’

Ahead of his victory in the state’s Democratic presidential primary, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders drew a crowd of more than 7,000 to Roger Williams Park’s Temple to Music on Sunday. The Vermont …