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To the Editor: Two years ago today was the last day I saw you alive. You died on Nov. 11, 2013. My mind goes through those last few minutes daily. You were laughing and shadow boxing me – … more
Now that the world’s largest lottery jackpot has been won, we can go back to reality and cease dreaming that we’re going to beat the odds of one to 175 million. Or can we? I’ve never bought … more
To the Editor: In my recent Beacon letter, I inadvertently quoted Barbara Bazarnik’s wonderful Beacon letter (Nov. 1, 2015) as “Students facing future with positive outlook.” Her real letter … more
To the Editor: Posnegansett Lake, or Arnold’s Pond, in Lakewood is one of Warwick’s natural gemstones. Its placid waters once delighted summer swimmers and winter skaters for decades. As … more
The Community College of Rhode Island will soon welcome its new president. Dr. Meghan Hughes, a former Tufts University faculty member and executive director of Year Up Providence, had been chosen … more
I didn’t need all the media hype to tell me we were in for a storm. I just looked at Ollie. He stood at the top of the stairs, head down, gazing aimlessly. His tail drooped, yet his posture … more
Even before seeing the school budget, which Superintendent Philip Thornton and the School Committee are in the process of drafting, Mayor Scott Avedisian and City Council President Donna Travis have … more
Green has become mean. There’s really no other way to describe Warwick Pond water. The water is opaque and the color of what would be considered highly prized jade. This is not an entirely new … more
Since I had arrived in the Ocean State some 36 years ago, I have been confounded and frustrated by the bloated character and inefficient manner in which our government has operated. According to … more
To the Editor: During this “Ticketgate saga” due to Allan Fung’s fumbling in the Cranston Police Department, effectively putting it into receivership and first surrendering his management … more
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