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On April 20, 2010, the oil rig, Deepwater Horizon, exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, releasing millions of barrels of oil into pristine ocean waters. Desperate to contain the spill, the U.S. government … more
I have finally, at long last, figured out how to travel...from Providence to East Providence. My lifelong habit was to cross a little red bridge and voila! There I was, decade after … more
A retiring Episcopal priest moved to a city where a younger friend led another congregation.  He told his friend that every Sunday he would sit in a back pew reading the newspaper, … more
I came away from the Zoning Board of Review meeting on Jan. 4, 2023, disappointed and disillusioned. My understanding was that the members were charged with providing an unbiased, fact-based review … more
It is time to remove Tiverton’s town solicitor. One need only look at the hearing before the Zoning Board on Wednesday night. The subject of the hearing was the appeal by Seasons to overturn … more
Rhode Island's affordable housing law has long been in need of adjustments and a fresh look. We're anxiously awaiting the results of just such an examination by state legislators. more
STORY OF THE WEEK: It became clear in recent weeks that Josh Saal’s tenure as Rhode Island’s housing secretary was drawing to an end. Whether Saal was the right person for the job is … more
Editor’s note: This letter was sent to the chief officer of the Environment Branch for Renewable Energy at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in Sterling, Va. It was titled: “An open … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes, or so the saying goes. That spurred thoughts on two different events this week. In D.C., U.S. House Republicans were unable to … more
To the editor: News Item…Gov. Greg Abbott sends bus loads of migrants to V.P.’s home during record cold snap… Would someone please attempt to explain to me why sending … more
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