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To the Editor: Freedom of speech, the first amendment to the Constitution of the United States is an issue I hold in the greatest level of importance. I consider it as important as life … more
To the Editor: Beacon readers, you have just been slapped in the face yet again. Your Congress has just shown you exactly where you stand. Congress will appropriate 4 billion dollars for the … more
To the Editor: My name is Barbara Bazarnick, I am the mother of four WPS children and have been a Warwick resident all my life. On Tuesday, 10/13 I attended a School Committee meeting and, … more
Finding a balance between public health concerns and respect for civil liberties can be an immensely challenging task, both politically and practically. The latest example of this dynamic is being … more
To the Editor: I was at the inaugural address for Mayor Scott Avedisian in January and heard him say, “I want every student to have Chromebooks.” I was at the budget hearings for … more
This past week, the Republican candidates for president met again in another debate forum. However, much more than the previous debates, the moderators and questioners themselves were showcased more … more
Green has become mean. There’s really no other way to describe Warwick Pond water. The water is opaque and the color of what would be considered highly prized jade. This is not an entirely new … more
$263 million is a lot of money. It’s a scary number when you consider that’s what the city would need going forward to meet the cost of retiree benefits other than pensions. Those benefits, … more
To the Editor: This is in reply to Capt. Ian Bowles MNI, who wrote a letter to the Beacon asking for a “normal” 40-hour-a-week work week for firefighters, who wonders what firefighters have … more
To the Editor: In response to Stephanie Shelton’s revisionist letter, “Disappointed in actions of School Committee” (Beacon, Sept. 24, 2015), it would have been a lot fairer if she had also … more
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