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To the Editor: Currently, Gov. Gina Raimondo is supportive of the $700 million natural gas-fired power plant to be built in Burrillville, and that project, by Invenergy Corporation, is being met … more
To the editor: There has been minimal reporting in our local papers regarding the push to build Invenergy's Clear River Energy Center (CREC), the largest gas and diesel oil fired power plant in … more
To the editor: The overall state of children’s health in Rhode Island has shown marked improvement over the last several years. However, further improvement is required.  After reviewing the … more
The stripes are on the road, flags and bunting are on buildings all over town, and music fills the air every night from Independence Park. Bristol’s biggest party is underway, and with the Fourth … more
Obstacle course rattled Earth more than shake it “Are you ready to Shake the Earth?” This is a direct quote from a website promoting an obstacle course race at Colt State Park. That goal of … more
To the editor: Twin River management has begun a statewide campaignto persuade Rhode Island voters to approve the casino referendum, Question 1, on the ballot in November for the construction of a $75 million casino on 45 acres of land off Route 81 in Tiverton. more
ITEM: Warning labels on cigarettes are stupid. Some people smoke and never develop lung cancer.ITEM: E-verify is dumb. Some people make it on the list that aren’t here illegally.ITEM: The FDA … more
To the editor: Sen. Pagliarini’s letter about Portsmouth’s tax stabilization bill is more than revisionist history — it’s pure fiction. Here’s what really … more
To the editor: Regarding poop bags on poles: In a 200-unit luxury 3BR/3B gated condo community in Northeastern Florida, we have the added affront of a resident tying their dogs’ poop … more
To the editor: Can someone shed more light on the "poop bag" issue?  I guess the good news is that people are picking up after their dogs, but bad news — not taking their poop … more
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