January 21, 2016 RSS feed / Opinion

General Assembly Highlights

. John Pagliarini sworn in Sen. John A. Pagliarini Jr., (R-Dist. 11, Portsmouth, Bristol and Tiverton) was formally sworn into office by Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea. More...

Stop Tolls in Rhode Island

To the Editor: To the people of Jamestown, Newport, and the State of Rhode Island: Questions to Jamestown and Newport residents: 1. Would you like to bring back the ferry to replace the Newport Bridge and its toll? 2. More...

Sticker Proposal Doesn’t Stick

A plan by Newport City Councilor John Florez to give police the authority to slap stickers on the doors of “habitual party houses” was voted down at the council’s meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 13. More...

Newport Open Space Partnership

For more than six months a consortium of Newport organizations and committed knowledgeable individuals has been working with Sasaki Associates to prepare for a comprehensive Newport Open Space Master Plan. More...

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Have a Heart Winter Tradition

To the Editor: Every family has their holiday traditions. Part of my family holiday tradition is a visit to the Potter League for Animals. We started visiting a few years ago and now do it annually. More...

A Noise Deterrent Lost

Nothing that happens in the political sphere is ever so surprising as to be unbelievable. More...