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The 2014 legislative budget is heavy in economic development and reform promises to provide Rhode Islanders with hope for signs of a recovering economy through an array of mechanisms designed to … more
In many respects, this year is no different than others when it comes to paying taxes. To start with, it’s hot. And hot weather can make for uncomfortable conditions and short tempers. … more
“Never heard of it until I read the Beacon.” The words were those of William Russo, who, since he retired from the Warwick Police Department, has been involved in community events, even … more
More often than not, non-profit organizations are praised for the work they do to help the community, whether they help people, animals, the environment or something else. Yet each and every year … more
Carolyn Young was choked up yesterday as she recounted over the phone what had happened moments earlier. A RIPTA bus driver had come to her front door. She recognized him as one of the regulars … more
Summer has finally come to Rhode Island! After what probably feels like the longest June in recent history to students, the final bell rang yesterday and summer vacation officially began. Because … more
“Don’t play the float.” That was the advice of Warwick Tax Assessor and Collector Ken Mallette this week and, if everything goes according to plan, taxpayers shouldn’t be counting on … more
It’s that time of year again, when high school valedictorians speak of the accomplishments of their classes, the memories of their high school days and the challenges they face as they pursue … more
The debate is over. Education Commissioner Deborah Gist has two more years to continue her work reforming education and to answer the many questions her policies have raised. Two years to prove … more
This week in Rhode Island history is a time of celebration where citizens come together to mark the state’s most notable event as one of the original 13 colonies. As we are quick to point out to … more
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