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June 22, 2017

Op-Ed

Dawn Euer: I Will Serve as your Senator with a Vision of Protecting and Conserving our Fragile Environment

We all know how special the Jamestown and Newport environment is to our economy, our international reputation and our own quality of life. But, we need more than generalizations and platitudes to address the serious challenges facing our state. With federal politics run amok, we will surely see cutbacks to critical environmental programs and the

Let’s Face It, Newport Has A Dog Poop Problem

With the recent ban on single-use plastic bags and the proposed ordinance to hold merchants responsible for cigarette butts and debris in front of their business, we need to talk about Newport’s big dog poop problem. I’m going to start with this letting you know (if you don’t know already) that I’m a dog owner. My

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Guest View: Newport Preservation Society Refuses to Negotiate a Compromise on Unpopular Breakers Proposal

The following was submitted by Friends of Newport Preservation, the views and opinions do not represent those of our staff, advertisers or sponsors. The Newport Preservation Society has refused to meet with The Friends of Newport Preservation to seek a compromise regarding the controversial proposal to build a party venue on the grounds of The

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero: Rhode Islanders are doers

The following op-ed was written by Representative Deborah Ruggiero (D-District 74, Jamestown and Middletown). The Rhode Islanders I know are doers—successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates, and passionate educators.   They know technology is part of our everyday life—online banking, GPS, email, SKYPE, search engines, even online dating.  Every business, large or small, has a

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