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To the Editor: In the past two weeks there has been a lot of exciting news regarding Warwick's growing reputation as a great home for businesses. A January 11 Beacon article highlighted the rebirth of Rhode Island Mall. The space that has held far too more
To the Editor: The Republican Cranston City Council members abdicated their responsibility to govern for the common good and inexplicably denied the pleas of constituents to openly discuss and vote on a resolution that supports restricting concealed more
Without getting bogged down into the nauseating details of the recent tax bill pushed through the federal legislature and signed by President Trump prior to the end of the year - we can shorten up the debate into two schools of thought. One side - in a more
To the Editor: My hometown of Warwick should know that Mayor Scott Avedisian cares about families. On Jan. 2, I wrote to Gov. Gina Raimondo and to the mayors and town council presidents of our state's 10 most populous cities and towns. I asked each of more
In modern public life, even the most prejudiced characters learn to camouflage their bigotry in order to survive in the political game. On the contrary, one might remember the days of the late Alabama Governor and presidential candidate George Wallace. more
It is easy to hyperbolize in today's society. We live in a culture dominated by sensationalized headlines, relentless advertisers and increasingly daring television programming and movies all with the same agenda in mind - to grab the attention of a more
The cruiser was stationed at the entrance of Conimicut Point Park, its lights flashing, Saturday morning. Traffic wasn't being allowed into the park, and for good reason. The search for Michael Perry mounted Friday afternoon and carried on through the more
To the Editor: I was born in New York City in 1948. That would make me part of the baby boomer" generation. I have read recently letters to the editor asking where has the country that I grew up in gone. Here are a few examples of how it has become the" more
To the Editor: The budget for the City of Warwick is about $300,000,000. More than half of that goes to the School Committee. Now, let's be clear. It doesn't go to the schools. It doesn't go to education." It doesn't go to the "students" and it" more
To the Editor: How do the needs of our children not get lost in the seasonal flood of requests to support other good causes? Our local kids - and many of our families need help. Working parents need a safe, affordable, and constructive site for their more
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