September 4, 2015
Opinion
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To the Editor:  As the machine of school consolidation has moved forward, we have been inundated with various statistics to support the decision to close schools. While the numbers focus on cost … more
Editor’s note: After reading a recent column on ice cream, Mary Kinsley dropped by the Beacon office to say that she, too, has a passion for ice cream. When she said she has an easy recipe for ice … more
Years later, the shadow of the 38 Studios debacle continues to loom over Smith Hill. Taxpayers are on the hook for tens of millions to repay bondholders following the 2012 failure of former Boston … more
On Nov. 4 last year, Rhode Islanders chose a governor from a field of three distinctly different candidates. Democrat Gina Raimondo prevailed with 40.7 percent of the vote. The beyond unique … more
“Carry in and carry out.” That’s been the Department of Environmental Management’s approach to keeping state parks free of litter for some time now. The state doesn’t provide trash … more
To the Editor: We have lived in Warwick for over 36 years and recently had a tree taken down that looked like it was leaning toward my next-door neighbor. We had a tree on the other side of the … more
To the Editor: Truck tolls should not be an option to provide the funds to repair and replace Rhode Island’s structurally deficient bridges. Once the very expensive tolling infrastructure … more
To the Editor: I want to personally congratulate Mayor Scott Avedisian for not signing the “Resolution of No Confidence in Administrators of the Warwick School Department” sponsored by … more
What would life be like without ice cream? Fortunately, I haven’t had to ponder that possibility for more than a day or two at a time, if that. When disaster strikes and the freezer is bare of … more
To the Editor: I have made several comments lately in private about the life-saving work the members of the police, fire and highway departments and other public works employees did in the … more
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