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To the Editor:This month, I had the honor of representing Rhode Island on Capitol Hill by traveling to Washington, D.C., with more than 700 of my fellow American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network … more
To the Editor: The utter hatred directed by the progressive left at our president must be egregiously shocking to the vast number of good and decent people of this country. They see revolting … more
Water is essential to life, so it's no wonder people are upset when a city crew shows up and shuts off their water. Gone is the convenience of taking a shower, flushing the toilet, hosing the garden, doing the laundry, filling the kettle from the kitchen more
For a couple of years now, I have been writing about different proposals regarding a new Paw Sox stadium. Few Rhode Islanders support any kind of taxpayer insured development whatsoever. The latest idea is to build a grandiose sports park complex in the more
To the Editor: Are you ready for the new Math-iello? I applauded the Rhode Island Legislature for finally doing something about the unfair and regressive automobile tax. The taxpayers can now expect to get their own money back. I haven't followed the more
Where have all the philosophers gone? Once upon a time those who practiced “the love of wisdom” were considered wise for their willingness to ask life’s big questions. Today, philosophy is … more
To the Editor: In a recent Beacon, Mr. Jim Morgan took issue with my article on the Apponaug Roundabout, asking where did I get my information, as he states his history of living in France and England argue against the differences. Well, I did get this more
One would think the publisher of a newspaper would know what's in that day's paper, no less that a paper is being printed. But that wasn't the case Thursday. Yes, a Beacon was printed and distributed Thursday morning as has happened for years. But then more
By REP. AARON REGUNBERG Is healthcare a fundamental human right, or a privilege for those who can afford it? That's the core question underlying our country's healthcare debate. And it's the reason why each year since being elected I have worked with more
To the Editor: I can sympathize with the expense of a new sewer system. Sewers were installed in the Brookwood area in 1987-88. Because of a previous bond issue, we were charged the lower rate per linear feet. The streets were repaired at city cost. The more
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