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Perhaps the prevailing narrative in this year’s presidential campaign has been one of frustration with the “establishment.” Clearly, millions of Americans feel that our economic and political … more
Now that the world’s largest lottery jackpot has been won, we can go back to reality and cease dreaming that we’re going to beat the odds of one to 175 million. Or can we? I’ve never bought … more
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” So begins Charles Dickens’ classic “A Tale of Two Cities.” The story, of course, masterfully contrasts events and … more
To the Editor: Since October, I have been chairing a House commission studying the potential for growing tourism through a coordinated marketing effort. I sponsored the bill creating this … more
To the Editor: Take a look at the RoadWorks website. How could anyone who lives, works or travels through Rhode Island dispute the fact that our infrastructure is in deplorable condition? The … more
To the Editor: In last Thursday’s issue of the Beacon, School Committee Vice Chair Eugene  Nadeau, in regard to the Warwick teachers “working to rule,” is quoted as saying that it … more
For the past couple of years, we’ve all heard a lot about what we can do, what we’ve done and what we should be doing to make Rhode Island more … more
Last January, the 75th governor of the state of Rhode Island was sworn in. Our new governor had impressive credentials and an intellectual brilliance that was the diametric opposite of her immediate … more
1854 Redux The famine pushed the Irish huddled mass across the sea And many heard Rhode Island was the land of liberty The Irish had to deal with bigotry and hate The natives shouted … more
In the most juvenile display thus far in the presidential primary season, the remaining GOP candidates for the nomination sparred for recognition in a cluster of taunts, guffaws, accusations, and … more
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