Legislators who publicly administered a tongue-lashing against Director Trista Piccola of the DCYF want to punish those criminally culpable for the horrifying death of yet another child in state care.
My daughter, Erica Connolly, is the art teacher at Melrose Elementary School in Jamestown. Every year she does a huge art show to showcase the year’s work of all her students.
Rhode Island is stuck and it is becoming harder to retain our resident tax base, let alone maintain and grow programs and services in our stagnant economy. It is time for the .5% sales tax cut that was promised by our legislators in 2011 to be enacted.
The cultural lights were dimmed over Narragansett on the night of June 3 when three council members led by the council president, Matthew Mannix, decided to deeply slash the library budget.
Over the past year my family and I travel three to four times a week to the many towns visiting different dog parks to exercise and socialize our two dogs.
The recent choice to feature a caricature of an indigenous person as a float in the SK Memorial Day parade was surprising, and to me, deeply regrettable.
There is an opportunity to give Wickford a new look. It is evident that if we try to keep everything the way it was, Wickford is going to have difficulties with small businesses, traffic control, parking availability and, harbor attraction to stimulate tourism.
I recently posed three questions to an area state representative who voted in favor of the abortion bills now stalled in the state Senate.
There are rules and guidelines in our local governance. They are a smaller version of the “checks and balances” at the state and federal level. Adhering to them builds trust and unity of purpose. Ignoring them achieves the opposite.
In her comments to open the May 8 School Committee meeting, Emily Cummiskey decried the division that has developed in town and called for unity. While we whole-heartedly support this call, unfortunately, Ms. Cummiskey misdiagnosed the cause of the division. She and several community members…
Every child—no matter their race, religion, socioeconomic status or zip code—deserves a great education and a strong start to get them on the right path. Every child deserves access to high-quality pre-K.