Letter to the Editor: Graduates Without a Cause for Celebration

This time of year we celebrate the accomplishments of graduates who are moving on to new and exciting challenges and opportunities.  There is one...

Guest View: Senate Candidate Dawn Euer – “Why I’m Running”

The author of this op-ed is Dawn Euer, Democratic Candidate for Senate District 13 – Jamestown & Newport. The views and opinions expressed within are...

Guest View: Senate District 13 Candidate David Allard – Get Involved

Part of my work as a teacher was encouraging students to discover their interests and to follow those interests with passion. Once those students...

Just My Opinion: ‘Send in the Clowns’

What I remember most of my one big day as a clown in Ringling Brothers was the look on the faces of the kids...

Senate Candidate Mike Smith: As Your Next Senator I Will Fight...

The following was written by Dawn Euer for Senate, it has been published as submitted. I am excited to announce my candidacy for Senate District...

Op-Ed: Work Here, Live Here – State Senate Candidate David Allard

The following op-ed was written and submitted by David Allard, Democratic candidate for Rhode Island Senate District 13. Work Here, Live Here One of the values...

Guest View: Small business – The Backbone of the Rhode Island...

Small business is the lifeblood of Rhode Island’s economy. We have more than 95,000 small businesses in this state employing over half of the state’s...

Guest View – Nicholas Mattiello: Rhode Island’s Car Tax Must Go

Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello is a Democrat from House District 15 in Cranston  I have heard repeatedly from Rhode Island’s citizens that the car tax...

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...

Guest View: Newport Preservation Society Refuses to Negotiate a Compromise on...

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...

Op-Ed: Rhode Island’s Strong Defense and Undersea Technology Cluster

Rhode Island has a wealth of organizations engaged in some form of undersea technology and its applications.  Many of these provide invaluable technologies and...

Local Voice: What Does Snow in Newport Mean if You Use...

Okay, many people have to wait to have their own parking lots and walks cleared, so that isn’t really the problem.  But there is...

Letter To The Editor: Project Purple Week is Coming to Newport...

January 23-27 marks the 5th year for Project Purple Celebrations and this year Portsmouth, Middletown, Tiverton , Little Compton ,Newport and Jamestown are ALL...

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,...

Just My Opinion: Three Celebrations, One Underlying Message

The flame from Chanukah’s first candle flickers, the star atop a Christmas tree sheds its light elegantly, and the candles of Kawanzaa’s kinara speak...

Letter To Editor: Thank You For Support of 9th Annual Singing...

We wish to thank the community for its tremendous support of our 9th annual Singing For Shelter. Each year, we organize many of our...

Just My Opinion: What We should Cherish on Thanksgiving … Part...

A few days ago we posted my original to be thankful list, and since then I’ve had a couple of new entries that I...

Just My Opinion: What We Should Truly Cherish This Thanksgiving

“Thanksgiving is more than eating, Chuck... Those early Pilgrims were thankful for what had happened to them, and we should be thankful, too. We...

Mike Smith, Independent Candidate for House District 75, Outlines 8 Priorities...

I’m Mike Smith, Independent Candidate for House District 75, and I ask for your vote on November 8th. I’ve knocked on thousands of doors...

Letter To Editor: School Committee Candidate Hopes to Increase Achievement and...

The following Letter To The Editor was submitted by Ray Gomes, Candidate for Newport School Committee. The views and opinion expressed within are not...

Letter To The Editor: I am excited to see what Jamie...

This is an endorsement for the candidacy of Jamie Bova for Newport Councilor At-Large. I am looking forward to November 8th for two reasons:  First off,...

Local Commentary: RI Senate President & Cabal Stifles Newport’s Potential

Sunday's Providence Journal ran the article  "Challenger takes on R.I. Senate president" featuring the race between Senator Teresa Paiva-Weed and Jamestown independent candidate Sav...

Letter To The Editor: Mike Smith Will Fight for the Quality...

As a former educator, military officer and native of Newport, I am thrilled a candidate of Mike Smith’s caliber has stepped onto this difficult...

Opponent Concerned With Rep. Ruggiero’s Voting Record on Small Business 

Rebecca Schiff Concerned With Ruggiero's Voting Record on Small Business  (The following Letter To The Editor has been submitted by Rebecca Schiff, Candidate for R.I....

Letter To The Editor: Rep. Carson Has Proven That She is...

The following Letter To The Editor was submitted and written by Matt Gineo. The views and opinions expressed within are not necessarily those of...