Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: When Warwick needs more money to fund the city budget they can do one of two things. They can raise taxes on the 80,000 citizens that live here or they can increase total-tax-revenue (TTR) without raising taxes-to-taxpayers (TTT). Here are more
To the Editor: As the expansion of TF Green Airport progresses, neighborhoods in Greenwood are disappearing. In a subculture of Greenwood known as The Birches, over 60 homes are being acquired in order to accommodate this project. With an ample number of more
To the Editor: Mayor Polisena, Mayor Avedisian and the other municipal leaders have been wrong in characterizing the continuing contract bill for teachers and municipal leaders as a bill that hurts taxpayers. The legislation that overwhelmingly passed more
To the Editor: Working together to benefit the taxpayers of Warwick, last month the City Council passed an ordinance that will directly support local businesses. The ordinance addresses the solicitation of bids for the city. While reviewing bids on the more
To the Editor: The very enlightening Beacon article A plan to revive Warwick Schools" (8/8/17) by Brandon Pearson was well thought-out with many fine suggestions aimed at improving our students' education. I would agree with many of them but not all of" more
To the Editor: Just what did Hillary Clinton do to deserve such a venomous letter by Sam Parente (Deceivers in the Democratic Party, 6/8/17)? I must assume Parente cast his vote for Donald Trump. If so what did the nation get? A so-called president who more
To the Editor: As there is no longer any respect or moral compass left in this deteriorating nation and as most of its inhabitants are unenlightened halfwits, why are we so concerned regarding these overpaid and undereducated imbeciles of the NFL? If any more
To the Editor: Normally, I support the rights of free enterprise/business to be free from government interference as to how they conduct themselves in most areas. After I read the Fox News story with the below headline, (also the following link), my more
In a quick vote that went undetected by those not attuned to School Committee procedures, the committee approved Tuesday night what could be a path to a teachers contract. The 4 to 1 vote was to accept the proposal offering teachers 3 percent wage more
To the Editor:Retired teacher Jeffery Miner’s letter, “Teachers made up the Union” (Beacon 9/14/17), facetiously questioned my knowledge that the teachers constitute the union. Let … more
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