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Although Warwick may see some benefit from the Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer campaign, that is contingent on whether or not the campaign sees any success itself. If the point was to present the … more
When it comes to wrongdoing on the part of public servants, Rhode Island certainly has no monopoly. Yet for those who call the Ocean State home, it can often feel otherwise. In very recent memory, … more
In recent years, it has become common to walk out my front door near Newport's waterfront in the historic Point neighborhood during a storm and see several inches of water surging up the road. For some, the challenges caused by more
Fear sells. It also is used by politicians to get votes. While using fear as part of a strategy is certainly not new, it is important for us all to step back and examine that which frightens us. … more
We all learned in school that our system of government involves three separate branches – the legislative, executive and judicial – each with the ability to keep the others from becoming too … more
Rhode Island has struggled to emerge from the Great Recession. Yet, through sustained efforts to improve our business climate, invest in education and raise the quality of life for our residents, we are putting Rhode more
To the Editor: Whatever happened to the good old days when our worst worries on the 4th of July were traffic jams and wayward fireworks? A well-warranted worry, according to the Department of … more
Monday night's City Council meeting was sure to take the bloom off the rose for those dreaming of serving the public. The performance might also go a long way in explaining why some incumbents aren't seeking re-election. There was a larger than customary more
To the Editor: In response to a recent letter to the editor (What guarantee that it was shredded? Warwick Beacon, May 10, 2016), I wanted to provide assurance to consumers and provide an explanation of the process we employ as part of the shred-a-thons more
After a week of controversy has come a bit of news that should have Rhode Islanders truly feeling a bit cooler and warmer. Narragansett beer, a local icon for decades, has announced it will return … more
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