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From the editor’s desk: The story I can’t write

It is not always easy working as a reporter in the town where I live. In 2017, I bought a house just a mile away from the home where I was raised in North Smithfield. Being...

Letter: School reopening plans are flawed

As a member of the North Smithfield School Committee, I’d like to share my thoughts about school reopening plans. I want to applaud the inexhaustible work of our teachers and our district staff. First for...

Letter: State archeologist clarifies statements on Burrillville bannerstone

Re: Article titled “Archaic treasure: Burrillville woman finds milleniums-old bannerstone on Sweet’s Hill” I read your above-referenced article, and write to express concerns regarding some of its content. To provide background, your article’s informant, Roberta Murphy, indeed...

Letter: Offshore wind will benefit environment, create jobs

After nearly a decade of public input, studies and review, we are on the brink of realizing the vast economic and environmental benefits of offshore wind off the coast of New England. The federal...

Introducing: Contributor K. Iacobbo

Northern Rhode Island News On the Web would like to announce another new addition to our news team, contributor K. Iacobbo. An award-winning writer, award-nominated screenwriter and filmmaker, and long-time freelance journalist, Iacobbo notes she...

Letter: History pre-dates Burrillville bannerstone

I would like to clarify a statement published in the NRI NOW article Archaic treasure: Burrillville woman finds millenniums-old artifact on Sweet's Hill. In the piece, finder Roberta Lacey states "history doesn't go back as...

Introducing: Contributor Cathren Housley

Northern Rhode Island News On the Web would like to announce another new addition to our news team, contributor Cathren Housley. Housley has been writing for Motif Magazine in Rhode Island since 2015. She began...

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