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In a world where we continue to be divided and split down ideological lines at a severity unseen since perhaps the '60s, we must take time to appreciate when we find common ground with those we don't often see eye to eye with. It is a cause that, even more
To the Editor:Retired teacher Jeffery Miner’s letter, “Teachers made up the Union” (Beacon 9/14/17), facetiously questioned my knowledge that the teachers constitute the union. Let … more
Water is essential to life, so it's no wonder people are upset when a city crew shows up and shuts off their water. Gone is the convenience of taking a shower, flushing the toilet, hosing the garden, doing the laundry, filling the kettle from the kitchen 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
We are without question a nation of immigrants. Whether you descend from the settlers in New Amsterdam in the 1600s (now called New York), or whether you are descended from the Mayflower voyagers, or from the teeming hoards from various European more
To the Editor: Hillary Clinton represents everything that is wrong with the political class. "The Donald" represents everything that is wrong with American society. The Washington war party of corrupt and babbling fools represents the moneyed interests. more
Two small tots snug in bed Cold outside, cozy within Adult voices below Lift children's excited giggles of happy present and future hopes. Under the warmth of blankets, Santa and Christmas form in each head. Two adults whisper hopes, dreams, problems, 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
In the world of diplomacy one should heed the words of our 26th President Theodore Roosevelt, Speak softly and carry a big stick." The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his help in settling the Russo/Japanese War in the early Twentieth Century knew" more
To the Editor: The Rhode Island School Superintendents' Association (RISSA) strongly and unequivocally supports the courageous leadership displayed by Dr. Phil Thornton, Superintendent of Schools of the Warwick Public Schools. Dr. Thornton is conducting more
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