Nearly half-million Real IDs issued in Mass., but standard driver's license is more popular
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:04:19 GMT
Massachusetts residents planning to renew their driver's licenses in the new year may want to consider getting a Real ID, as 2019 marks the final year before the IDs will be required to board domestic flights and to enter federal buildings. The state started issuing the new identification cards in March, and through November the Registry of Motor Vehicles had issued 474,406 Real IDs, according to a spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
Where's the sense of urgency in Rhode Island?
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 23:30:14 GMT
She was nowhere to be seen when the state released execrable scores from standardized tests last month, showing that if Rhode Island were a school district, it would rank in the bottom 10 percent of Massachusetts districts. Finally asked about this disaster by a reporter at a press conference held on a different topic last week, she deemed the numbers a "wake-up call."
A Rhode Island School District Is Sending Debt Collectors After Families Over Unpaid Lunches
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 22:02:56 GMT
Mother Jones is a nonprofit, and December is our most important fundraising month. We need to raise $400,000.
The first shots in the climate wars
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:34:21 GMT
In launching their now successful protests against President Emmanuel Macron's gas hike, the French gilets jaunes have revived their country's reputation for rebelling against monarchial rule. It may well foreshadow a bitter, albeit largely avoidable, battle over how to address the issue of climate change.
The Discipline of Do Easy - William S. Burroughs and Gus Van Sant
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 20:33:19 GMT
Van Sant's film, illustrating an easier and calmer approach to things than is usually the case, was made in 1978, when he was 26 years old. Van Sant began working on the 16mm film while he was still in film school at the Rhode Island School of Design, and when he moved to Los Angeles, it became one of the first of his non-school-related projects.
Making Waves in More Ways Than One: Newsmakers in the Spotlight
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:05:08 GMT
Here, we highlight a selection of stories, with claims to fame that include increased marketshare, an IPO, and a pivotal rebrand. In July, the company expanded its leadership team, adding a new chief of staff/COO and a new chief product and analytics officer.
Police: Man stabbed, woman facing charges
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:22:28 GMT
The man with two puncture wounds told police that his girlfriend stabbed him during a fight.