October 15, 2015 RSS feed / Opinion

Changes in the Wind

EDITORIAL

Goodbyes may sometimes be happy occasions. More often than not, though, goodbyes are bittersweet, if not flat-out sorrowful events that produce moist-eyed farewells and, if we’re lucky, memories of days gone by.  More...

Charter Schools Take Off

The Wall Street Journal, in a feature story on Monday, Oct. 12, documented the rapid growth of charter schools nationally and in our neighboring state of Massachusetts, including the city of Boston. Some of the statistics are amazing.  More...

End Tower Leases Now

To the Editor:  More...

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Let’s Go Daffy, Newport!

To the Editor:  Daffodillion will be giving away daffodil bulbs for fall planting at no charge to all Newport residents, businesses, schools, neighborhood associations and other organizations this Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. -1 p.m. More...

Blinded by the Light

To the Editor:  Our City Council appears set to agree to a proposal to buy the electric and gas street lights in Newport, currently owned by National Grid, and then contract out the maintenance and repair services. The idea is to save money. More...