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To the Editor: In response to Richard Corrente’s letter to the Beacon on 2/23/16, I will set the record straight and speak to the facts for him again.   In his letter, Mr. Corrente states … more
By JOHN HOWELL It’s a matter of spin. On Monday morning in a press release Mayor Scott Avedisian touted that the valuation of the city’s pension plans as of July 1, 2015 surpassed $400 … more
The Giant’s House is coming down and another Warwick landmark will live in memory only. In the past year, two other Warwick icons have disappeared from the landscape – the Apponaug Mill water … more
It’s now, officially, an election year. The campaign has been in full swing for several months, but the turning of the calendar to 2016 represents an important shift. As the days count down to … more
On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade ensured that women have the right to reproductive freedom. This opinion was reaffirmed in 1992 when the Court ruled that … more
David LaPlante, who started with the Warwick School Department as the energy supervisor 10 years ago and was promoted to director of buildings and grounds, was arrested Dec. 23 on felony charges for … more
To the Editor: With the election overture droning in our ears (coinciding with our collective, token observance of Presidents Day) I thought it might be appropriate to revisit the words of one who … more
About 70 Warwick teachers brought the message they aren’t happy with contract negotiations to the school administration Tuesday afternoon. Carrying WTU signs, the teachers picketed in front of the … more
While the Attorney General has ruled the so-called “Ragosta Report” over how school administrators handed complaints about a former Gorton Junior High School is public information, it will be up … more
To the Editor: Common sense has always been valued in our country. In 1776, Thomas Paine published “Common Sense” to speak plainly to America about the issues of the times. The ability to … more
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