barrington high school http://ripr.org en Little Rhody's Big Image Problem http://ripr.org/post/little-rhodys-big-image-problem <p>Once again, Rhode Island has embarked on an advertising campaign to raise our state’s flagging self-esteem. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay says it’s time for us to stop running down our tiny corner of New England.</p><p>Back in 1996, when Jack Reed was running his first U.S. Senate campaign, Texas Gov. Ann Richards came to Newport to speak at a Reed fund-raiser. The tart-tongued Texan introduced the vertically-challenged Rhode Island Democrat by saying to prolonged laughter that Reed is proof ``that size doesn’t matter.’’</p><p></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 12:27:43 +0000 Scott MacKay 19524 at http://ripr.org Little Rhody's Big Image Problem Barrington H.S. students raise funds for Sandy victims http://ripr.org/post/barrington-hs-students-raise-funds-sandy-victims <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) Barrington High School students and faculty are raising money to help a high school on Staten Island in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. So far, they’ve raised thousands of dollars.</p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8836 at http://ripr.org