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To the Editor: I'm proud to report that as a result of a number of federal programs and assistance from Rhode Island Housing, 53 apartments at Greenwood Terrace will receive much needed upgrades. Residents of this affordable housing complex will benefit more
Our guess is that you don't know where the Tides Restaurant is unless you carefully read Tuesday's Beacon. You'd be wrong to assume that it is close to the water or even offers a glimpse of the bay. In fact, it's a windowless cavern that would be better more
Libraries have come a long way. These public institutions date back millennia, with the Royal Library of Alexandria in Egypt serving as one of the great lost wonders of the world after its construction in 283 BCE (before the common era that starts with more
To the Editor: The School Committee's newest member, David Testa, stated in a letter to the editor, that my comments about the School Committee are a Theater of Absurd." He claims that my letter of 2/23/17 shows that "He evidently has no understanding" more
Open Letter to the School Committee: As you now know, Holliman Elementary School has been without a working fire alarm system since, to the best of our knowledge, at least February 24, 2017. There have been some inaccuracies in the news and social media more
To the Editor: A big thank you to Rep. McNamara for sponsoring, and to Rep. Vella-Wilkinson, Rep. Solomon, Sen. McCaffrey, and Sen. Miller for cosponsoring, the RI Livable Home Tax Credit Act. The number of Rhode Island residents over 65 is expected to more
By KENNETH DOOLEY This year 650 welders and other skilled trade workers will be hired for the submarine hull fabrication facility at Quonset Point. In the years to come, the work force will expand steadily as the Navy's nuclear submarine force adds new more
By STEVEN KING Quonset Makes a New Name for Itself in Business. That was the headline from the New York Times earlier this year, in a lengthy feature from one of the world's leading newspapers. The piece highlights Quonset's rebirth" and role as an" more
Open letter to Senator Reed: There is absolutely nothing wrong with reasonable efforts to protect the environment of the United States and to encourage other countries to do the same. However it is nothing but a fool's errand to expect that our actions more
To the Editor: This past week the Rhode Island National Guard was mentioned twice in the Providence Journal. The subject was the same but the contributors were on opposite sides of the fence. The news story told of individuals from the National Guard more
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