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With nearly 200 pages, the 22nd Annual Kids Count Factbook creates a statistical image of Rhode Island’s children. Following 71 indicators of child and family well-being, from parental employment, … more
To the Editor: I was pleased to participate in the ribbon cutting for Rhode Island Housing's new Help Center located in Warwick on Monday, July 25. As a member of the board of commissioners of Rhode Island Housing, I am proud of the work this agency does more
To the Editor: It appears that there is a growing epidemic in this country and around the world regarding hatred and violence. Referring to the shooting in Dallas, the massacre in Nice, France, and the recent violence in Baton Rouge, La., or the killing more
By SPEAKER NICHOLAS A. MATTIELLO We will hear our fair share of partisan politics this campaign season but I hope we can all come together to support Question 2 on the November ballot. If voters approve this ballot question, the Ethics Commission would more
Rhode Island was hit harder than most states by the decline in American manufacturing. As we lost thousands of jobs, we didn’t do enough to position our state for growth in fast-growing, advanced … more
Once again our state has made it to the national stage and once again the reason is not flattering. As national news networks such as CBS pointed out that the new marketing campaign Rhode Island has … more
I went to a Planning Board meeting Thursday night. Now that surely isn’t groundbreaking news. I’ve been to many planning and zoning board meetings and I know what to expect. But this one was … more
To the Editor: The year was 1960; President John F. Kennedy had just been elected president and was giving his famous Inaugural Address. His infamous line from his speech: “Ask not what your … 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
The outdoors calls at this time of year, especially on a weekend. Mowing the lawn, which becomes a chore by early July, is actually to be relished. more
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