TOM WARD – Cumberland fixed lunch woes without Hollywood’s advice

Four years ago, Phil Thornton left as Cumberland’s superintendent of schools for greener pastures in Warwick. I wonder if he wishes he was back here, following last week’s national backlash against “... more

ARLENE VIOLET – Claiming ‘reform’ doesn’t make it so

So few educational systems teach the Classics nowadays that it is somewhat daunting to quote Virgil’s Aeneid, Book 2, 19 B.C., lest people misunderstand: “Do not trust the Horse, Trojans. Whatever it... more

Letters to the Editor

Slade: Keep McCoy grounded

A good stadium is hard to find. Building one is complicated and expensive, just ask Worcester. That’s why we need to keep McCoy Stadium post Pawtucket Red Sox. Let’s not forget who the stadium was... more

Ejnes: Glocester Town Council should proceed carefully

I ask the members of the Glocester Town Council to think carefully before voting on a Second Amendment sanctuary resolution. It is one thing to oppose specific legislation, but stating that you do... more

There’s financial ‘peril’ in climate fight, too

Kevin O’Neill in his guest opinion “A Time of Great Peril,” (May 9-15) made an impassioned plea in support of the goal to “eliminate 50 percent of pollutants from fossil fuels by 2030 and 100 percent... more

Proposed level funding schools is bad for Cumberland

Once again, a mayor of Cumberland has found it fit to propose level funding of the school system. Why is it that the school system must take the brunt at budget time? The school system is making... more