Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: $640 million. That’s a pretty big number. Especially when you realize that’s how much the state of Rhode Island takes on in tobacco-related health care costs each … more
To the Editor: I recently read the article about the Ethics Commission fining Donna Travis over her involvement with three charity-type organizations that she donates hundreds of hours of her time to and receives no money from. Got that? She doesn't more
To the Editor: After reading about Mr. Thornton's campaign for a bond issue to improve Warwick Schools, I felt the need to respond. While I agree that the buildings need improvement, I have solutions to improve our schools beyond the brick and mortar more
To the Editor:The excellent Beacon article, “Ethics commission finds Travis violated law, issues $1,200 fine,” was right on target. Her attorney, Robert Flaherty, has likened his client, … more
To the Editor: For the record, it does not bother me much when I see a fire truck at Stop & Shop. I know that they are supposed to shop on their own time and I have discussed this issue with a few dozen firefighters and have drawn the conclusion that more
To the Editor: Warwick absolutely needs pension reform! In my mayoral campaign of 2016 I outlined Part 1" which included voluntary buyouts that saved Texas almost a billion dollars. Warwick would be wise to copy that win-win idea. What follows is "Part" more
To the Editor:It seems you misquoted me in Tuesday’s article, “Outrage flares over failed school alarms, septic backup”. You wrote that I stated that I was scared, when in fact … more
To the Editor: I am writing to express my disappointment in the article run in yesterday's paper covering the Trump rally and counter-protest that occurred on Saturday. The article quoted Trump supporters and the organizer John DePetro with extremely more
To the Editor: It used to be an easy, pleasant ride on a Sunday morning from Coventry to Sts. Rose and Clement Church in Warwick. Not anymore. We now have to deal with the challenge of the mind-boggling rotary in Apponaug. more
To the Editor: In a recent Beacon, Mr. Jim Morgan took issue with my article on the Apponaug Roundabout, asking where did I get my information, as he states his history of living in France and England argue against the differences. Well, I did get this more
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