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To the Editor: Someone once said, “When you mix religion and politics, you get politics.” As a candidate for School Committee, I think we may need to revise that quote this election year to … more
As many residents have observed, there have been significant changes designed to improve our special education programs at the junior high and high school levels. These changes were made due to school consolidation but more more
To the Editor: So, when is enough, enough? Everyday it's something with this school department. This morning [Friday] I receive a text and a photo from a friend at Vets. It is showing sewerage on the floor of a classroom. I called the superintendent at more
To the Editor: Tobacco use is the nation's most preventable cause of death, yet nearly half a million people in the United States will die from tobacco-related diseases this year. Right here in Rhode Island, it is estimated that 1,800 adults will die due more
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
Most of us of Christian faith believed in the light, magical Santa Claus. My realization that there was no Santa happened on the day before Easter when I was seven years old. Friends and I were playing hide and seek in our house, and my hiding space of 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
To the Editor: What is happening to the Warwick Public Schools? They used to be one of the best in the state. Now, substitutes are reluctant to sub in the schools. Teacher morale is going down rapidly. I have been a Warwick resident since 1964 and am a more
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