TOM WARD – Docs vs. the economists

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It seems like a lifetime ago. It was a sunny but chilled day in Orlando, and I was in line with my wife and son at the new Star Wars attraction at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios. Later, we... more

ARLENE VIOLET – Strong leadership at the top

Gov. Gina Raimondo has had a heap of criticism regarding her administration of the state. Since the buck stops with her, the negative critiques were warranted. Even her most vehement detractors,... more

Letters to the Editor

Foster is working together through uncharted territory

Virtual Town Council Meeting tonight
Neighbors and friends – Over the past few weeks, we have all found ourselves in previously uncharted territory due to the emergence of the coronavirus. For some, this crisis has just been a nuisance... more

Annual Ponaganset ski trip brings community together

For the past 16 years, I have run a Ponaganset Middle School ski field trip. The aim is to introduce a healthy lifetime activity to my students at an affordable price. Taking an entire family to the... more

Honor Vietnam veterans on March 29

Several years ago, President Trump signed into law the “Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017,” establishing a National Vietnam War Veterans Day that will be observed each year on March 29.... more

Grateful to those who help elderly in need

An open letter to the staff at St. Antoine Residence: For what seems an eternity, I have not been able to see my mother who is in the dementia care unit at St. Antoine in North Smithfield. This is an... more