Dear Graduating Seniors

Dear Graduating Seniors

By Bob Houghtaling Dear Graduating Seniors, Congratulations! I am hoping that you, your family and friends will find time to celebrate this important occasion. Before leaving town for vacation, work, the military, or school, I would like to ask for a moment of...
Democracy Is Coming

Democracy Is Coming

By Bob Houghtaling You may wonder why a drug counselor would be writing about politics and how we choose our leaders. It is my opinion that who we choose to lead us, and how we prioritize where funding is allocated, are important concerns. In addition, politics are a...
Op/Ed: Town Manager’s Budget Is Penny Wise, Pound Foolish

Op/Ed: Town Manager’s Budget Is Penny Wise, Pound Foolish

By Eugene Quinn Would you spend $152 for better schools in East Greenwich? The East Greenwich town manager recently proposed a town budget for fiscal year 2019 that reduces the local revenue requested by the School Committee by $860,558. Ostensibly, the reason for the...

Have a Nice Time

By Bob Houghtaling The prom and graduation season is upon us and with that comes lots of fun, excitement and the opportunity to celebrate. For most young people these events are markers that will be long remembered. For parents, they are an opportunity to reminisce,...