TOM WARD – 2 years to fix this?

It is hard to imagine that in 2019 community leaders have to go through hoops to prevent a man from pooping outdoors on his lawn (well, the back lawn. He urinates on the front lawn). To be sure, I... more

ARLENE VIOLET – Who’s making the marijuana money?

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“I could have gone to a lot of other people if I was (sic) going to buy influence,” John Battista of the Cranston-based OP Pharma LLC joked. “This is Rhode Island.” This was his explanation as to why... more

Letters to the Editor

Vorro: Being cavalier with words is harmful

I am compelled to respond to Arlene Violet’s sorely misinformed column, Protect the First Amendment (June 11, 2019). While we all have the right to express ourselves in a public forum, that right... more

Thank you for taking care of our historical cemeteries

All our citizens of North Providence should be very thankful for the cleanup of the historical cemeteries now being undertaken by our workers in the Department of Public Works, and for Mayor Lombardi... more

Mercier: Trash policy is not one-size-fits-all

I’m writing to express my dissatisfaction with Cumberland’s new, one-size-fits-all trash pickup policy. I support the town’s efforts to reduce waste in the face of rising disposal costs and mounting... more

The Blackstone Valley is a great place to live

The people of Cumberland and Lincoln are some of the most generous and kindest anywhere. For the last 11 years I have helped to run the Knights of Columbus KANDI Drive fundraiser in May. I’m sure... more