By Bob Plain on October 3, 2017
“There’s a constitution in this tribe,” said Domingo Talldog Monroe. “The body is the final say. That’s the way it is set up through our bi-laws and constitution as a tribe…”
By Steve Rackett on June 29, 2017
But receivership or bankruptcy is a very drastic solution. The way it impacted every day people in Central Falls was shocking and a lot of people made money off of that. A lot of people managed to profit off the misfortune of others. We should be avoiding it at all costs.
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By Steve Rackett on June 28, 2017
For me, because I am on School Board and also because I have kids, schools are a big priority. Beyond that, affordable housing is a big issue. It is another one that is a city-wide issue that has a local impact as well.
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By Lauren Niedel on January 12, 2017
Depending on where you were on January 10th, it could not have been different, if you were an opponent of the fracked gas power plant known as The Clear River Energy Center, as Invenergy deliberately split the movement into two. Two meetings scheduled at the same date-same time: Woonsocket and Johnston. In Johnston, we knew […]
By Peter Nightingale on August 9, 2016
On August 9, the Harrisville Fire District in its monthly meeting will discuss how to respond to Invenergy’s request for the supply of water for its proposed power plant in Burrillville, the Clear River Energy Center (CREC). For time and place follow this link. Future water shortages caused by CREC have been a topic of […]
By Meghan Kallman on May 9, 2016
Privatizing water is a dangerous option and should be abandoned immediately. Water is a public good and a human right, and does not belong in the hands of private companies.
By Andrew Stewart on May 4, 2016
According to the Providence Water Supply website, “there are approximately 20,000…[lead] lines still in existence in the Providence Water system.” The Water Supply Board’s website includes an interactive map of lead water pipes in the city. The red dots are lead lines and blue are other materials. It is difficult to discern from this figure […]
By Andrew Stewart on January 25, 2016
The influential Guardian newspaper ran a story on Friday, January 22, 2015 titled US authorities distorting tests to downplay lead content of water that claims the entire water supply of the state of Rhode Island is at risk for lead poisoning similar to the disaster in Flint, Michigan.
By Robert Malin on January 21, 2014
Having one? Want to join me in Charlestown? Vigils across the country (and the world) to honor and protect all water! SHARE and LIKE to spread the word. Check out the 40+ vigils that are happening, and add your own! –> http://j.mp/watervigils via WV Clean Water Hub Water Vigils Around the World – Jan 21st. […]