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To the Editor: June Flori sent a letter to the Beacon about the difficulties in using the roundabout, which she mistakenly calls a rotary. A roundabout calls for reduced speeds due to the smaller diameter than a rotary. This is so typical of people in more
Lately and strangely in electronic reader responses to my editorial column, I have had hurled against me an accusation of being a purveyor of fake news" anytime I have critiqued the current resident of the Oval Office. What is interesting about this" more
Arguably the most troubled country in world history is the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Recently, the President of the United States Donald Trump delivered a clear statement of an aspired foreign policy concerning this Southern and Central Asian more
My late Irish grandmother felt that if her grandsons were to grow up to be gentlemen, she had to engrain manners and morals in them. Elbows off the table, always hold the door open for a lady, do not speak with your mouth full, say please and thank you, more
To the Editor: Every homeowner and business owner in Warwick is held hostage by a small group of persons who control $167 million yearly to educate 9,977 students. And this week, these sorry taxpayers had to witness a teacher sickout" so that multiple" more
Once again another legislative season is edging to a close, and once again the nothing of substance has been accomplished. No change in government operating paradigms was instituted, and no attempt at lowering the state's outstanding debt was discussed. more
The ongoing investigation into Russian influence pertaining to the 2016 general election, the firing of former FBI Director James B. Comey, the supposed breaching of the emoluments statutes by the Trump family or organization, and the president's more
In 2012 Sandra Coletta, then CEO and president of Kent Hospital, looked at hospital records and was alarmed to discover the number of deaths resulting from overdoses of prescription drugs. On examination the overdoses, whether resulting in death or not, more
To the Editor:Benny’s is closing its doors. Too bad, I loved Benny’s, but Warwick residents are used to losing terrific places to go, like Jenny’s ice cream parlor and Rocky Point … more
It's been nine years since the School Department closed the doors of Christopher Rhodes School. Other than a year when it was used by the Rhode Island School for the Deaf while it was building a new school in Providence, Rhodes has sat empty, a target more
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