October 20, 2014
Opinion
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MARIE BADESSA
The Thursday afternoon call seemed to be routine. The caller wanted information about submitting a letter to the editor. Was there a limit to the number of words? How soon after submission could … more
Facing an economy that is still struggling, Rhode Islanders got some welcome positive news recently with word that home prices in March hit their highest levels since 2008. Professionals say that and … more
To the Editor: The Beacon, during the week of April 6 through April 12, had an article on unfairness of levying fines on people who were late paying their taxes because two different groups were … more
To the Editor: Our befuddled governor, Lincoln Chafee, has done it again. He managed to alienate most Rhode Islanders by declaring the National Day of Prayer also a Rhode Island Day of Reason. The … more
The Democratic City Council under Ward 4 Councilman Joseph Solomon, who led the charge for $1 million of budget cuts, has staged a “no win” scenario for Mayor Scott Avedisian. Maybe this was … more
To the Editor: I am delighted that EPA has finally moved to abate the disastrous impacts of climate change by regulating carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. But, given the adverse reaction … more
Usually when it comes to municipal contract negotiations, the parties remain silent until either an agreement has been reached or talks break down. Some might think George Landrie, the new … more
To the Editor: I recently looked up in Webster’s New World Dictionary the definition of the word “cover-up.” “N, an attempt to hide blunders, crimes, etc.” Imagine, President Obama … more
To the Editor: Summer time is upon us: a time for students to relax and enjoy a break from their studies, to play in the sand, splash in the waves, read for pleasure, explore for fun…and summer … more
To the Editor: One of our greatest presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt, once said, “What was going on in Europe before World War II was a ‘world dynamite,’” which required … more
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