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Op-Ed : Much remains missing in the latest bill for Energy Siting reform

The hearing on changes to the Energy Facility Siting Act has been postponed, and opposition to the legislation as submitted abounds. Again! Over a year ago, on March 12,...

Op-Ed: Gov. McKee can do better. We hope he does.

The IGT/Twin River legislation just passed by the House is a stacked deck against Rhode Island taxpayers. This "deal" overpays these multi-national corporations by $800 Million. Although the legislation authorizes Gov. McKee to bypass public...

Letter: N.S. Democratic Town Committee condemns transgender comments

As proud residents of North Smithfield, we were disappointed to observe our neighbors’ belittling opinions of the LGBTQ+ community. We recognize their right to voice their opinion, but as North Smithfield residents and a...

OP-ED: Why investing in Zambarano matters

Imagine waking up and you cannot feel anything. You try to talk, but there are no words-- only silence. You try to scream, and nothing comes out. The only sound you hear is your...

Letter: House bill for EFSA reform should be rejected

Nearly a year ago, on March 12, 2020, the Rhode Island House of Representatives House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources heard testimony on House bill 7930 calling for systemic changes to the RI...

Op-ed: It’s time to update Rhode Island’s gun laws

It's time to update Rhode Island's gun laws. Before you reflexively retreat to your comfortable pro-Second Amendment or pro-gun control corner, consider the following: First, while Rhode Islanders can own other firearms, they are not...

Introducing: Stephanie Lugo

Northern Rhode Island News On the Web would like to announce a new addition to our team: Marketing Representative Stephanie Lugo. A North Smithfield native with an impressive marketing and management background, Lugo will handle...

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