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Friday, January 17, 2020

Letter To The Editor – Paul Carroll: Why I endorse and...

As the City of Newport’s former Director of Civic Investment, it was my honor and pleasure to have worked with Councilor Camacho for over...

Letter To The Editor: Will you help us light up the...

October is domestic violence awareness month and as a board member of the Women’s Resource Center I wanted to ask the community to come...

Letter To The Editor: A STEM Education Strategic Plan – Critical...

Rhode Island, via a partnership between Governor Raimondo and the Legislature, continues to provide the targeted incentives needed to grow our economy. Local businesses...

Letter To The Editor – Councilor Susan Taylor: Why I ‘voted’...

To the Editor: Close observers of council business will have noted that at the 9/26 Council meeting I voted to approve the Condominium Declaration, representing...

Letter To The Editor: When you vote on November 6th, vote...

To the Editor:   When Lauren Carson first ran for State Representative in District 75 back in 2014 none of us realized she was one of the...

Letter To The Editor: Challenges and opportunities in the Newport Public...

Last week, the Newport Daily News published two articles about the Newport public schools.   One was a guest view on Tuesday, September 18, “Newport County...

Letter To The Editor: Thank you to the 2nd Ward voters...

To the residents of Newport’s 2nd Ward;   I’d like to thank the 2nd Ward voters who supported my campaign in the September 12 Primary. I...

Letter To The Editor: What I’ll do and fight for as...

My name is Liam Barry. I’ve lived in Newport for 15 years and it’s where I chose to raise my family. I have two...

Letter To The Editor: Take the ‘We The People Challenge’

“Old teachers never die, they just keep thinking of ways to educate and inspire people”. On a rainy Rhode Island Victory Day listening to Annie...

Letter To The Editor: Domestic Violence is Everyone’s Business

It’s summer. The windows are open in your home. You hear the couple next door fighting. Do you call the police?   The answer is...

Letter To The Editor: Newport Public Schools leading the way for...

Summer is winding down, and the back to school rush is on. A new school year brings excitement, energy, and anticipation. As we think...

Letter To The Editor: 2018 George Donnelly Sunset League baseball season...

Our 2018 season and 100th season of George Donnelly Sunset League baseball has come to a conclusion with the Brother’s Baseball Club capturing the...

Letter To The Editor: Vote for Lauren Carson for State Delegate...

To the editor: As a Newport Democrat, on Wednesday September 12 I am casting my vote for Lauren Carson for RI House District 75 Delegate to the...

Letter To The Editor: Why I am Voting for Gina Raimondo

The following Letter To The Editor was submitted by David Alves of Newport. Have an opinion you'd like to share in Letter To...

Letter To The Editor: I will work to make Newport the...

To the Editor: I am excited to announce that I am a candidate for the Newport City Council in the 1st Ward. I am a...

Op-Ed: Family Scouting Means More Options for Families and Girls

By: Tim McCandless, Scout Executive & CEO – Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America My three older brothers and I grew up in Scouting and...

Op-Ed: Commuter Rail: A Sound Investment for Rhode Island

The fact that Boston is on the “short list” for the new Amazon headquarters raises the following question for Rhode Island – how can...

Letter To The Editor: Community should support the relocation of the...

Politically, it is always easiest to do nothing, to pass the buck, to kick the can down the road.  That is why I would...

Letter To The Editor: Sale of Armory to National Sailing Hall...

We are being conned by a group of Rhode Island politicians. Efforts to bring the National Sailing Hall of Fame to Newport go back...

Guest View: The public health benefits of adding offshore wind to...

The following was written by Jonathan Buonocore, Research Associate, Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University....

Op-Ed: Address tax issues with third-party rental platforms

Technology development keeps changing everyday life in ways that were unforeseeable only a few years ago. A decade ago, probably few people would have...

Op-Ed: Civil Air Patrol is invaluable to Rhode Island

The following op-ed was written by Rep. Julie A. Casimiro is a Democrat representing District 31 in North Kingstown and Exeter​ During my recent visit to...

Why Mister Rogers’ message of love and kindness is good for...

The release of the Mister Rogers documentary, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” calls to mind the essential message of Rogers’ long-running children’s program, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” Fred...

Guest View: Nicholas Mattiello – Battling the epidemic of our time

The following op-ed was written by Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello. It seems that every generation has its own epidemic to battle. But unlike polio...

Letter To The Editor: Catch the George Donnelly Sunset League at...

August 4th, 1919….. Who would've thought that, a century later, the Sunset League, now the George Donnelly Sunset League, would still be active, and thriving? Certainly,...