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To the Editor: Energize Rhode Island Act (H5369/S365) is a landmark bill that would apply a simple and transparent fee on carbon pollution in our state, in coordination with similar bills being … more
North Korea's Dear Leader Kim Jong Un has done everything within his demented mind to provoke the United States with threats of a nuclear attack. Meanwhile, over the past two presidential administrations America's response to Un and his predecessor's more
After an involved and careful negotiating process between the City of Pawtucket and the Pawtucket Red Sox Triple-A Baseball Team, a new stadium proposal has been presented. Unlike the original proposal for a Providence stadium in 2015, this version is more
The nightmare started just as I was about to leave the house for the office. I just wish I had been dreaming. It was blowing. Whitecaps were cresting and foam was being thrown over the seawall. This was Jose's doing, and he was extending his visit far more
To the Editor: Sam Parente (in his letter Sept. 19) ranted about so-called vile acts against his beloved president. Parente said, How has this madness in our country come about? How has the violence and chaos progressed to this manic level? None of this" more
Last Thursday, the City Council of Providence unanimously passed a new public safety ordinance called the “Community Safety Act (CSA).” After a an Attorney General review and a second council … more
To the Editor: The Beacon continues to parade the fear about impending sea rise, now as much as 9.8 feet by the end of the century. Three years ago the Beacon went on record to proclaim that the sea would rise by three feet by end of century, now they more
To the Editor:I just wanted to point out that Tuesday night the mayor said the city “saved” $82,000 by closing the Buttonwoods Community Center. We have a budget of over $310,000,000. It … more
Like petulant kids, the leaders of the legislative branch of our state government have left the state without a budget and each blaming the other for the resulting confusion. In theory the fight comes down to a few words over a measure that would bring more
In the Old Dutch poem, Wynken, Blynken and Nod sailed off in a wooden shoe and, through their meandering, made all who heard their tale bored and tired. A similar tiresome tale is being told in the Ocean State currently. It is the tiring story of our more
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