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The cruiser was stationed at the entrance of Conimicut Point Park, its lights flashing, Saturday morning. Traffic wasn't being allowed into the park, and for good reason. The search for Michael Perry mounted Friday afternoon and carried on through the 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
In a state of desperation from a year where no significant legislation was passed, the 115th Congress of the United States of America will seemingly pass a wide-ranging tax reform law. The original version passed the House of Representatives on Nov. 16, more
There’s no two ways about it, and Tom Brady said all that really needs to be said on behalf of Pats fans everywhere in the wake of a Super Bowl LII loss: “It sucks.” They had the ball. They … more
By AYANA CRICHTON and JODI GRANT Not one penny. That's what President Trump included for after school programs in the budget his administration just proposed for Fiscal Year 2019. It's astonishing, given the enormous value of after school programs and more
To the Editor:This fall at a neighborhood meeting, I met with a number of residents who live in the area bordering the airport property. Many of these individuals purchased their homes before the … more
The titanic Boeing wide bodied 767 roared to life. Its turbines started to make faster revolutions until the whirlpool decal on the front of the engines became a blur and the roar of a hundred or so rabid fans standing in the cold behind the airport more
Using power and position to subjugate and objectify one's underlings is nothing new. Undoubtedly distasteful and despicable, whether the perpetrator of such devilment is either an elected or appointed official, this dynamic should never be tolerated. more
To the Editor: I have never read a sadder article in the Beacon than the one under Police Log on page 2 of Tuesday's edition, January 23. It was entitled Cat Euthanized." It seems a cat ran out across Greenwich Avenue and was struck by a car. Officers" more
Unfortunately, sometimes it takes a tragedy before meaningful changes are made that could have prevented such a tragedy in the first place. In reference to the tragic Station Night Club Fire, … more
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