Letters to the editor
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To the Editor:A recent interview with Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Ken Wagner included statements about CCRI’s remedial programs that do not reflect aggressive … 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: Saturday, June 3 the City Council passed a budget that, for the first time in at least 17 years, will not have a tax increase. Holding the line on taxes not only benefits taxpayers, it also sends a clear message that Warwick is open for more
To the Editor:On June 14, THE Providence Journal published an editorial entitled “Mr. Montanaro’s $50,000 perk.” The piece was a refresher on why Rhode Island has languished at the … more
To the Editor:As a lifelong Rhode Islander, I was shocked to read the headline in a recent Beacon, “Wieners out, beer in,” on May 23. My wife and I are seniors and well acquainted with … more
By PATRICIA JACOB As we approach the busy summer travel months, it's important to remember that our efforts to make our roads and highways safer must continue. AT&T launched its It Can Wait distracted driving campaign back in 2010. Through our more
To the Editor:“Cut taxes – cut spending.”This was the mission statement for my mayoral campaign. This is the mission statement of the 13,278 taxpayers that voted for me. This is the … more
To The Editor: I just finished reading William Emmet's letter to the editor in the Providence Journal (June 1, 2017), which posits his support for the proposition that Rhode Island taxpayers should contribute towards the construction of a new baseball more
To the Editor: Apparently, House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello favors passage of H5510 that would prohibit those convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence or subject to a restraining order from owning a firearm. I hope he takes the time to watch Rep. more
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
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