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While cooler temperatures and proverbial “April showers” have lingered into May, Rhode Islanders are increasingly turning their attention to the outdoor staples of the spring and summer … more
The outdoors calls at this time of year, especially on a weekend. Mowing the lawn, which becomes a chore by early July, is actually to be relished. more
To Governor Rimando and the people that run the State of Rhode Island: $5 million for two words and a few colors. I'd love to see the itemized receipt for that kind of money. After all, the state usually wants to see receipts from people if their more
The revelations of the past few weeks have been potentially illuminating to the Ocean State's premier political leader. Our once na ve Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, Nicholas Mattiello, has seemingly had an epiphany. His more
Ollie has selective hearing. I know, you're going to say dogs really don't think beyond the moment, so saying they choose to hear only certain things and not others is stretching it. But Ollie understands perfectly well. It's not a matter of more
To the Editor: When the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) previously searched for a new president, I and several others recommended that they appoint the airport's acting president, Peter Frazier. The board had no ear for the community and went out more
To the Editor: In response to a recent letter to the editor (What guarantee that it was shredded? Warwick Beacon, May 10, 2016), I wanted to provide assurance to consumers and provide an explanation of the process we employ as part of the shred-a-thons more
There is an ancient Chinese curse that translates to, “May you get what you wish for.” On the face of the statement, one might think the message is intended as a well-wish. However, the inherent … more
When it comes to wrongdoing on the part of public servants, Rhode Island certainly has no monopoly. Yet for those who call the Ocean State home, it can often feel otherwise. In very recent memory, … more
To the Editor: Congratulations to the Rhode Island voters, who demonstrated in Tuesday’s April 26 Primary voting, that they can “go outside the box.” Hopefully, they will continue this … more
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