One was an “old-fashioned journalist,” another living out his dream as a sportswriter. There was a columnist, a reporter and a sales assistant. No matter their roles, these five people showed up to work each day at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, ready to churn out another newspaper.
Our communities are steeped in history. That our heritage lives on through centuries-old structures is part of what defines the places we call home.
Rhode Islanders, like all New Englanders, know well the disruptive power of nature. The nor’easters that descended on the region in early March were evidence enough of that.
Most readers will recall “Cooler and Warmer” – the phrase at the heart of the much-maligned Rhode Island tourism campaign unveiled in 2016.
Due to its hefty price tag, out-of-state development and clumsy, confusing roll-out, the slogan drew ire from across the Ocean State and beyond.
The New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl, and local fans are likely bullish on the team’s chances of winning a sixth championship.
Soon, those fans might have a chance to put their money on the line without traveling to a place like Las Vegas. Gov. Gina Raimondo, for one, is betting on it.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is – or should be – a hero to all Americans.
Does that even need to be said anymore? Yes, apparently it still needs to be said, 89 years after his birth, almost 50 years after his assassination and 32 years since his birthday was first observed as a national holiday.
Local government is losing an icon.
Stephen Alfred, who has served as South Kingstown’s town manager since the 1970s, is retiring this week. He is being succeeded in the role by Robert Zarnetske III, whom the Town Council selected after a months-long search process conducted with the help of a consulting firm.