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By most measures, unless you live in the deep south, Friday's snow was little more than a dusting. It was hardly worth getting out the snow shovel. A broom sufficed. Yet it was enough to freshen an earlier dusting and, perhaps, just enough for cross more
The news that the city of Warwick passed a first reading to reinstate fees to park at its three public beach facilities - Conimicut, Oakland Beach and City Park - spread throughout the community quickly and vigorously. The ordinance change is not yet more
To the Editor: So, the Warwick School Department intends to defy the collective bargaining agreement that they themselves signed on November 20 a mere three weeks ago (Warwick Beacon, Tuesday December 12). Or, in the words of Superintendent Dr. Phil, more
Okay, you needed to get out a blanket and may have even thought of turning on the heat earlier this week. There were jokes - maybe not that far from reality - that students should have been told to bring parkas when we visited summer school classes at more
As a child growing up in the sixties and early seventies, the political affiliation of a voter had great significance. If someone said they were a Democrat or a Republican an observer would have certain presumptions about where their loyalties and more
While I truly hope the Pawtucket Red Sox will continue for years to come, as a state senator who has to vote on a publicly backed stadium, I have a responsibility to protect the public interest. The … more
As a child of the sixties, I can well remember the sense of magic accompanying my mother on her shopping trips into Manhattan, New York City at Christmas time. The clich and slogan of the Manhattan shopping experience A World of Wonder" was perhaps an" more
On a cloudless, beautiful September morning 16 year ago, the world changed forever. Yesterday, a day eerily similar in regards to the blue and green calmness of the environment and the perfectly tepid morning air, Warwick remembered the catalyst for more
An old adage exclaims, “Hope Springs Eternal.” A new year offers the possibility that government, whether local, state, or federal might fulfill its most basic tenant and actually serve the needs … more
To the Editor: Candidate for the Second RI Congressional District Sal Caiozzo recently returned from Washington, D.C., where he advocated for the Magnusson Stevens Fisheries Conservancy Act on behalf of Rhode Island fisherman before the Senate Commerce, more
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