Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: Where's the outcry against nuclear weapons? While many of us have marched for science, climate change, human rights, homelessness and jobs, one of the most serious problems we face is seemingly being ignored. The threat of nuclear war has more
Open letter to Mayor Avedisian: I have been quietly watching the changes in our community and schools for the past 10 years, and find I cannot keep silent anymore. My agenda is simple; I don't have one. My silence however, I fear, is condoning things more
To the Editor: It's been a few years since I was honored by being elected President of The Pontiac Village Association (PVA). This experience has given me more knowledge of the diverse folks in our neighborhood as well as a better understanding of how more
To the Editor: Around the city, when visiting the many parks and playgrounds, one might notice that many slides have been bashed and broken, slide ladders are worn and rusted with jagged metal, swings have rusted chains, wood climbers are splintered and more
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: As an Army veteran of WWII who served overseas, I was appalled by the display of Nazi and Confederate flags at the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. More appalling was Donald Trump's going soft on the Neo-Nazis, the KKK and the more
To the Editor:I was appalled that students in our city high schools are even involved in this “squirt gun” activity. To use it to pick on and abuse other students seems cruel, to say the … 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: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:This month, I had the honor of representing Rhode Island on Capitol Hill by traveling to Washington, D.C., with more than 700 of my fellow American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network … more
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