March 3, 2016 RSS feed / Opinion

EDITORIAL

A Historic Week

One of the nice things about Newport is its distinction as a city that comprehends its own history. More...

Animals Provide Comfort

To the Editor:  Are you going through a sad or difficult time? I recommend visiting the Potter League rescued animals that need your friendship and support. They will warm your heart. Consider adopting a true friend. More...

Time for Paradigm Shift

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As I See It

To the Editor:  I often remember the sounds of Newport I heard growing up as a kid.  The most distinctive sound, and the most scary when I was little, was the fire horn at Station One downtown.  More...

Commission Eyes Energy Efficiency

Kristie Gardiner was in her living room, where documents pertaining to significant local issues, such as natural hazards and climate change, covered the floor. A reporter’s call temporarily interrupted her work.  More...

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Stop Adding Fluoride

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Advocacy Quilts at Salve

To the Editor: Today we often hear the overwrought term “divisiveness”–a pulling apart of society – reflected not only in presidential politics, income inequality and immigration, but in words and actions throughout our world. More...

General Assembly Highlights

. Pine Needle Bill The Senate passed a bill, 26- 6, that would require homeowners to prune their shrubbery and trees or face a $500 fine if plant litter lands on someone else’s property. More...

The ACLU’s View on Cameras

The American Civil Liberties Union (“ACLU”) cautiously supports on-body police cameras, but warns against the use of surveillance cameras in public areas.  Both programs, on-officer cameras and stationary surveillance cameras in publ More...