DAN YORKE – The social media problem is about more than Trump

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Facebook and Twitter have shut down Donald Trump. After much internal debate, the billionaire ownership teams of each platform reached their threshold of nervous responsibility for the weapon they... more

ARLENE VIOLET – It’s time to end the Trump welfare checks

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As former President Donald Trump exits the White House he leaves behind a legacy of polarization fanned by his inflammatory rhetoric. Economic inequality has never been greater as the tax laws and... more

Letters to the Editor

LaDuke: ‘Politics before Scituate as usual’

Congratulations to all who were recently installed as officers to the town of Scituate! As usual Mike Marcello shows his total disregard for fairness. As an attorney he must be aware of “innocent... more

Where will seniors be in the R.I. vaccine line?

Florida and other states already started the rollout of the COVID vaccine to seniors prior to the end of the year, but not in Rhode Island. An article in the Jan 3 edition of The Providence Journal... more

Leaving no neighbor behind

Leave No Neighbor Behind is an international program started by the Knights of Columbus with a million dollar donation to provide relief in cities hard hit by the coronavirus in the United States and... more

Baxter: Pawtucket School Committee ignores the experts and the people

In what could kindly be described as a regrettable decision, the Pawtucket School Committee voted unanimously to keep all grade 1-12 students learning virtually for the remainder of the 2020/2021... more

McNichols: Losing faith in the Pawtucket school system

This week the Pawtucket School Committee voted for complete distance learning for the remainder of the school year despite the superintendent’s efforts. This action is a massive acceleration of... more