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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: 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: 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
“Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.” – Sidney Sheldon, TV ProducerWhat a catastrophe! Harvey pummeled Texas and Louisiana with 27 trillion gallons of … 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
Whether or not you agree with NFL players and team owners who choose to kneel in solidarity or be entirely absent during the National Anthem played prior to games is entirely beside the point. There's a problem of perspective dissonance that can never be more
We want to make one thing very clear about the ongoing teacher contract impasse, which has now persisted over one month into the third consecutive school year since the last contract expired in August of 2015. We're all getting pretty sick of this, and more
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