Letters to the editor
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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: This week the strength of our community was again on display, this time when the Greenwood School PTO organized a cleanup around the elementary school grounds. Dozens of volunteers made up of students, parents, grandparents, and other more
To the Editor: On August 17 the Providence Journal reported that the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner (OHIC) approved rate increases for the health insurance companies in the state of Rhode Island. A more in depth article regarding this topic 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: What comes after democracy when democracy no longer works? We, as a nation, have promoted democracy as the best form of government, where the people vote for whom they want to lead the country. But what happens when after the vote the more
To the Editor: When I think of Pawtucket I think of the Gamm Theatre, Slater Park and McCoy Stadium. The home of the Pawtucket Red Sox; it's been their home for the last 60 years. And now there's talk about moving them to a different place, perhaps out more
To the Editor: Are you ready for the new Math-iello? I applauded the Rhode Island Legislature for finally doing something about the unfair and regressive automobile tax. The taxpayers can now expect to get their own money back. I haven't followed the 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: In the last two decades, we have seen a 25 percent drop in the cancer death rate. But our work is not complete. Research suggests that roughly half of all cancer deaths can be prevented if we avoid tobacco, get physical activity, eat a more
To the Editor: According to a new report by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the current Rhode Island budget is short sighted when it comes to funding tobacco control programs that that would decrease the number of Rhode Islanders more
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