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President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Friday, Jan. 27, that violates the bedrock principles upon which Roger Williams founded Rhode Island. I’ve always been proud to work at a … more
Let’s be honest. Do you find yourself checking your iPhone way too often? Even when you’re with your kids?  The good news is you are not alone. Unfortunately, 90 percent of … more
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  For the past two weeks I’ve written about the problem of empty storefronts on Main Street. I focus on this issue because it is one of the biggest concerns of residents. People … more
President Barack Obama left the White House last week. He should hold his head high. History will rank him in the top 15 of America’s 45 presidents to date. Here’s why:Domestic … more
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Kudos to General Treasurer Seth Magaziner for coming up with 2 great proposals, one of which would strengthen municipal pensions and the other which stimulates loans to small Rhode Island businesses. … more
Say you, riding around in your jalopy. You finally got a car tax break for this year. It was quite a ride, though, getting to the passage of this legislation. After more than a month of dawdling the … more
Good recycling is important for a lot of reasons. First, it is good for the environment. Ever- growing and toxic landfills are becoming a major problem. But there is a more practical reason to … more
Two years ago, the constituents of District 68 (Bristol/Warren) did not get a choice of who their Representative in the General Assembly would be ... the incumbent Rep. ran unopposed. On November 8th … more
So says an article reporting on 2 decades of research by various professionals in psychology and neuroscience in the current issue of Atlantic (July/August 2017). If power were a prescription drug, … more
The town of Barrington lost one of its most beloved and iconic citizens recently when Dan MacPhee passed away on December 12, at the age of 96. Dan meant so much to so many people, particularly … more
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