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Editorial

Open Government Meeting Yields Promise of Transparency

Open Government Meeting Yields Promise of Transparency

PROVIDENCE – Members of the Rhode Island Press Association and staff from Governor Gina Raimondo’s office joined members of multiple open government organizations on Tuesday to address the release of public information and transparency within the governor’s administration. Read the resulting statement below: In response to a letter sent by ACCESS/RI, American Civil Liberties Union […]

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When I was a child, I used to put sugar on my cereal, even Frosted Flakes. Cheerios came with no sugar, so they were duly double doused. I think that my mother probably didn’t know about this sugaring. Even though we were poor, she always made an effort to see that we ate well within […]

When the law feels un-American, who is at risk?

When the law feels un-American, who is at risk?

A look into the real-time efforts of organized union-busting NORTH KINGSTOWN – While firefighters across the state are defending their right to good faith bargaining with regard to platoon, shift and wage structures, a local attorney and his firm are providing municipalities with a veritable road map to erasing collective bargaining and workers’ protections in […]

Resuming Coverage: Let the Writing Begin!

Resuming Coverage: Let the Writing Begin!

From the EDITOR: I just wanted to send a quick note out to say that many changes and content production are on the way. Having mastered my Master of Art in New Media Journalism and put the elections behind us, I am once again able to dedicate more time here and at TraceyC-Media ~ the […]

Changes coming!

Charlestown – I just wanted to let you all know that there are some changes coming to the blog.You may see some glitches as the transformation takes place. Content will not suffer as sufferage just isn’t an option. Stay tuned. Good stuff coming up real soon! Tracey

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

NK Partisan Politics Harmful to Firefighters and Residents North Kingstown – The following letter to the editor appears in response to multiple letters printed in local print newspapers throughout the month of September. The back and forth narrative that began with the displeasure felt by one North Kingstown resident, Susan Coletta, with the North Kingstown Firefighters Association […]

Sunset Paddle Out to Honor Mama C

Sunset Paddle Out to Honor Mama C

Narragansett – In honor of the late Janice Causey, aka Mama C, a sunset paddle will be held at Narragansett Town Beach at 5:00 pm on Sunday. Choosing one of her favorite spots, the family and local surf community will honor Mama C’s wonderful life and contributions to the community. The paddle ceremony, a Hawaiian surf tradition, […]