September 15, 2014
Opinion
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To the Editor: ”When will they ever learn?” asks the old the song. Two of the things I have learned in my 89 years are “violence begets violence” and presidents can make mistakes. … more
U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse is doing all he can to bring awareness and take action against climate change, and as Rhode Islanders, we should be proud. He may represent the smallest state, but … more
To the Editor: It absolutely baffles me – the Providence Journal Express tells me that the Warwick audit shows a $2.4 million surplus, yet the “powers that be” in Warwick cannot seem to feel … more
To the Editor: I read F.B. Sarno’s letter to the Beacon recently. Thanks. F.B., ytou got me thinking and wanted to add in some of my own thoughts. I was lucky enough to be assigned many times … more
To the Editor: It was disheartening to read about how it appears that many incumbents will be running unopposed in the upcoming election. The people in office need to be held accountable to … more
Legacy costs” is often used to describe the burden taxpayers will be saddled with to meet the future costs of pension and municipal retiree health care. And it fits. The benefits that have been … more
To the Editor: Recently, politicians are waking up to the fact that $8 an hour does not cut the mustard. There has been talk that $10.10 is the goal to make everything Honky Dorey. The figure of … more
To the Editor: After reading Superintendent D’Agostino’s letter in Tuesday’s Beacon, I felt compelled to write in and voice my opinion as requested by the superintendent. I am against the … more
This past weekend was the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. Although the town requested privacy and did not host a formal memorial of any kind to … more
A TRAVESTY OF JUSTICE FOR UNIONS AND TAXPAYERS: One of the six employee groups that had to approve pension reform chose to reject it. The next step was supposed to be that the matter would go to … more
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