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Monday, February 19, 2018

Revaluations can raise and lower homeowners’ tax rates

It's that time again. The new assessments are starting to arrive at homes in 18 Rhode Island towns that were revalued in 2006 (Burrillville,...

It’s time to act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The discussion is no longer confined to warrens of liberal thought. Scientists are all singing the same tune about climate change – it is...
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Editorial Cartoon: Crazy to Work Here

Conglomo Corp. market strategy: "Following the government's lead, I recommend we approve the use of torture and wire-tapping to obtain vital product satisfaction data...

A risky but popular shortcut in the battle on obesity

Take this quiz.Imagine you are obese. For a chunk of the population, that is not much of a stretch. Your physician has warned you...

Older workers needed for New England’s prosperity

As the baby boom generation enters retirement age, New England employers will become increasingly dependent on older workers – those aged 55 and above...
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You shouldn’t underestimate the power of observation

One of the qualities of successful people in all walks of life is keen observation of their surroundings. They notice things about people, human...

Low-cost and easy-to-use radon tests can save lives

Each year, nearly 20,000 people die across the country from lung cancer caused by exposure to radon. A common, but completely avoidable, way people...

Health care reform must center on the community

The health care crisis we face is real, and Rhode Islanders deserve an authentic solution.Employers are being priced out of the system and dropping...
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Don’t explain – just learn from past mistakes

Wealth management is messy stuff. The problem is that most financial matters are not just objective numbers on a piece of paper; rather they...

Keep your workers fit and healthy

Dear Dan: After five years in business, we were finally able to offer health insurance last year for our 17 employees. Now we want...
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