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Sharing experiences is good for the community

The view from the top is always clearer. It’s just that the picture is not the same one that most people expect as they...

Education investing pays off in innovation

Used sparingly and with precision, public investment can make a crucial difference. No where is that more true than in education. For 30 years...

Plan locally grown but globally known

When Ahuma Adodoadji came to Rhode Island to interview for the CEO position at Plan USA, he was struck by how little people here...

Success is simple if you are prepared

These are not times for the faint of heart. As the dollar continues its nosedive against global currencies and creates inflationary pressure, as the...

People must step up for museum to work

More than two decades in gestation, the Heritage Harbor Museum to celebrate Rhode Island’s seafaring culture is hoping that a new hotel-office space complex...

Make the choice on wind energy now

There is a fine line between building consensus and dithering. In the case of picking sites for large-scale wind energy projects, Rhode Island is...

Take a bow for latest URI groundbreaking

The groundbreaking last week for the Undersea Exploration Center on the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay Campus is a reminder that there are...

For rural towns, planned protection

If you like bucolic scenes, a visit to Exeter yields the requisite stone walls, hard woods, split rail fences and characters not afraid to...

Real life need drives education innovation

A modest new educational/training program in Providence shows how it is possible to address work force needs using creativity and careful planning – and...

Working waterfront should remain so

Plans to re-develop the Providence waterfront for commercial and residential use would require zoning changes that eventually would lead to the displacement of century-old...
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