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For the second time this year, Rhode Island has unexpectedly lost a political icon. Robert J. Healey, founder of the Cool Moose Party and a perennial candidate for governor and lieutenant governor … more
To the Editor: I enjoyed your article about the “Giant’s House” in the Feb. 23 edition of the Warwick Beacon. My dad, H. Michael Planka, an architect and a longtime Warwick resident, worked … more
If they haven’t already received it in the mail, property owners can expect to get notification of their new property values shortly. And if they can’t wait for the news, then they can go on the … more
Rhode Island may have fallen short in the General Electric sweepstakes, but the state notched a clear win last week as Citizens Bank announced plans for a new corporate campus in … more
What is the proper role of government? In which aspects of daily life should the state be involved, and to what extent? Such questions have been at the center of American political life for … more
While the battle for presidential party nominations has captured the campaign spotlight, political contests on the local level are starting to shape up. In today’s Beacon, we look at the City … more
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 the time Rhode Island voters have their say in the presidential primaries on April 26, it seems likely at least one of the major parties’ nominating contests will have been … more
Last week, Senator Jack Reed and Treasurer Seth Magaziner stressed the importance of filing the Free Application For Federal Student Aid, or the FAFSA. They said nearly $6.77 million was left behind … more
After months of consuming virtually all of the political oxygen on Smith Hill, the debate over truck tolling and the governor’s RhodeWorks initiative has, for the time being, been settled. The … more
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