April Editorial

Zombies, Zombies; I see Zombies everywhere! No, I am not watching a Zombie marathon and I am in no way inebriated. It is the trance that so many people are in as they are locked into their phones, games, social media and everything else except the world around them. Of course, they are not “Zombies”…

KALI CARES

By Tori Weinstein How do you feel when someone offers you help, kindness, or a hand up? I feel grateful because I know it’s coming from a good place. I know there is loving energy behind it. There are moments though when we don’t know how to react to that loving gesture because maybe we…

MY EVICTION STORY

By Kettia To get into it, I will start off my story of how all my life spiraled out of control. This all began with the loss of a very good job with a decent income. When I say decent I was not living paycheck to paycheck. I worked as a contractor for a Hospital…

Consumers Had No Voice

ABC6 Panel Discussion – Not Quite Hitting Home Press Statement by Rhode Island Users Union From the moment the Rhode Island Users Union arrived at the ABC6 panel discussion on substance us, everyone noticed. They filed to the front of the room as a group and sat down in the front row of seats, only…

Panhandling Bill Update

By Peder Schaefer At a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 27, state lawmakers and homeless advocates debated a bill that would make it more difficult for the homeless to ask for money from drivers and passengers in cars. The bill, H5330, would make it illegal for those inside a vehicle to pass…

April Letters To The Editor

Mr. or Mrs. Editor: How come nice articles do not get written about really nice stuff like the Sunday breakfast at Mathewson church? Signed Mr. A. Bartlett Mr. A. Bartlett: It has been a year or so since we featured the Sunday morning friendship breakfast there. For those that don’t know, the doors open at…

Roving Reporter

“Besides the nice weather, what about Spring are you looking forward to this year?”   Jerry “I am looking forward to seeing the flowers blooming this spring.”   Andy “The only thing I really look forward to is fishing.”   Dean “I am looking forward to Easter and the Sunrise Easter Service on the beach.”…