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I always knew Pop-Pop was a Marine; it was just as much a part of who he was as being my grandfather. Ken Johnson jokes that he’s not home when I visit, preaches nothing is worth doing if it … more
To the Editor: Two years ago today was the last day I saw you alive. You died on Nov. 11, 2013. My mind goes through those last few minutes daily. You were laughing and shadow boxing me – … more
The odyssey of Republican candidate Ben Carson’s life is a chronicle of great successes, questionable beliefs, and quizzical statements – an African-American kid from often embattled Detroit, … more
To the Editor: Beacon readers, you have just been slapped in the face yet again. Your Congress has just shown you exactly where you stand. Congress will appropriate 4 billion dollars for the … more
A central tenant of the Boy Scout Oath, pledged by thousands of Rhode Island boys and young men, is “to help other people at all times.” And for the last 28 years, the Boy Scouts of Narragansett … more
“What’s going to happen, Peppy?” It’s not what I expected from Alex, who with her twin sister, Sydney, spent the night with me Saturday. It was 9:30 p.m. and past their bedtime, but … more
To the Editor: In a recent letter submitted to you, I indicated that the Warwick School Committee authorized the expenditure of $60,000 (approx.) for the services of a PR firm. This was based on … more
To the Editor: In 2007 my wife and I bought our first house. Within six months the Great Recession hit, our house lost 30 percent of its value, and we owed – and still owe – more than our … more
To the Editor: Like most Americans today, when driving and taking a wrong turn and getting lost, I go immediately to my GPS device. You hear the voice activate and tell you, “Recalculating,” … more
The 2020 Census may seem distant. But it could have major implications for the Ocean State. A recent analysis undertaken through the Carolina Population Center (CPC) at the University of North … more
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