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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Guest View: ​Rhode Island needs real environmental action in 2020

In virtually all the predictions of what will be hot in the 2020 General Assembly session, including the Providence Journal’s front-page session...

Guest View – Child & Family: Giving Program at Child &...

The following was written by Child & Family Child & Family would like to send a sincere “thank...

Guest View: Clean Ocean Access – Declaring Earth Week 2020 on...

Written by Clean Ocean Access On the evening of Wednesday, January 22,2020 Newport council members voted to approve...

Reflections on Martin Luther King Day

I entered Kindergarten in the Fall of 1968 in the newly renamed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School, a school that...

Just My Opinion: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

This story was originally written on Jan. 15, 2016. Tomorrow – Sunday – is Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, celebrated on Monday as a federal...

Guest View: Senator Euer – Opportunity to find out whether you...

A criminal history – even for a minor offense – can haunt a person for the rest of their life. It can...

Just My Opinion… Seeking the truth

Facts are always important and determining what is fact and what is fiction has always been challenging. It will be an even...

Guest View: MLK Jr.’s dream of tolerance and racial harmony remains...

The following Letter To The Editor was written by Cantor Dr. Brian Mayer of the Temple Emanu-El in Providence. His timely topic...

Guest View: Is Rhode Island’s child welfare system broken?

The following is a Letter to the Editor that was written by Marty Sinnott, President & CEO, Child & Family.

Guest View – Tuni Schartner: Fare thee well Innovate Newport!

The following was submitted by Tuni Schartner, director of innovation and entrepreneurship for Innovate Newport.

Op-Ed: With hard work, Rhode Island can transform public education

The following is an op-ed contribution on education reform from Rep. Liana Cassar (D-dist. 66, Barrington, East Providence) and Rep. Terri...

Op-Ed: ​Ocean State must face reality of rising shores

By Lauren H. Carson and Rep. Terri Cortvriend. Rep. Lauren H. Carson is a Democrat who represents District 75 in Newport. Rep....

Letter To The Editor: Balancing pedestrians’, cyclists’ and drivers’ needs equally...

The following Letter To The Editor was submitted by Howard Newman, a Newport resident and member of the Newport Spring Leadership Committee.

OP-ED: Lottery partnership benefits all Rhode Islanders

by Sen. Maryellen Goodwin (District 1, Providence) All Rhode Islanders benefit from our state’s partnerships with Twin River and...

Guest View: Sustainability – Where People and Profits Meet for Prosperity

Rhode Island passed a law this legislative session that I sponsored to help small business and manufacturers who wish to stand out...

Letter To The Editor: Middletown’s Proposed Property Tax Changes

During the Middletown Town Council meeting of 19 August 2019, a proposed property tax change championed by Councilman Dennis Turano was presented...

Guest View – Susan Taylor: The proposed moratorium is not an...

The following was written and contributed by Susan Taylor, Newport City Council At-Large. Tonight the Council will be voting...

Op-Ed: Moratorium bad for business

Op-Ed by Erin Donovan Boyle, Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce executive director Moratorium Bad for Business

Letter To The Editor: Moratorium would put major economic opportunities at...

The Newport City Council has perhaps one of the most life changing decisions to make for the future of Newport residents.  At...

Letter To The Editor: Newport needs this moratorium

At the September 25 meeting of the Newport City Council, an ordinance was approved on first reading for a six-month moratorium on...

Op-Ed: Chamber urges City Council to vote against Moratorium

The following op-ed was written by Erin Donovan-Boyle, Executive Director, Newport County Chamber of Commerce As the Newport City...

Letter To The Editor: Focus on bike paths for cycling safety

Bike Newport was created 9 years ago and bicycling on Aquidneck Island is not any safer, easier or an attractive transportation/recreation option for...

Letter To The Editor: The need for a broader civic vision...

As a visitor to Newport, and as an experienced conservation architect, I was interested to read the proposals for the redevelopment of...

Letter To The Editor: Creating additional liquor licenses will set a...

The following Letter To The Editor was submitted by Charlie Holder, operations manager at the Midtown Oyster Bar & Surf Club in...

Letter To Editor: RIDOT agrees to remove barrier to water access...

The following was submitted by Beth Newman at Nanaquaketbridge.com. According to the group, Nanaquaketbridge.com is a loosely formed group...