June 25, 2015 RSS feed / Opinion

A Slice of History, Easily Missed

Driving south down Broadway, the motorist who glances to the right as he or she passes Equality Park may notice something different—three good-sized trees that formerly stood tall in the triangular park bounded by a rusty iron fence have been r More...

A Little Help from Our Friends

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Visitors Center Not Welcoming

To the Editor:  The appearance of the Newport Gateway Visitors' Center is an absolute disgrace. The awnings, the most cheerful feature, are still missing and the concrete is cracked and full of holes.  More...

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Union Contract Ratified

The Newport School Committee unanimously ratified a three-year contract June 24 for R.I. Council 94, the Local 841 union of Newport School employees who are not teachers.  More...

Legislature Deals Educational Blow

To the Editor:  Charter schools suffered a major blow (June 17) when the House approved a bill that would require any new charter school to demonstrate that its expansion would not have a negative impact on the finances or academic performance o More...