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It’s now, officially, an election year. The campaign has been in full swing for several months, but the turning of the calendar to 2016 represents an important shift. As the days count down to … more
To the Editor: Wake up, Warwick residents, to the fact that we are destroying our most important resource in our city. That resource is our abundance of water. Most of the water bodies in Warwick … more
Nearly 300 Rhode Islanders are on the United Network for Organ Sharing’s (UNOS) organ transplant waiting list, the majority of them in need of a kidney. Nationwide UNOS has 121,818 individuals, … more
To the Editor: Regarding your article in Tuesday’s Beacon entitled “Chief outraged by loss of forfeiture funds,” I have a few things to say. These civil and criminal … more
Those rascals on Smith Hill are back in session this week, and the favorite phrase of President Ronald Reagan comes immediately to mind: “There you go again.” Hopefully, this session will be … more
To the Editor: I have just returned from a three-day stay at Kent Hospital. Their staff deserves the highest rate of A-plus for their excellent and courteous service. Rosetta … more
“Dad,” Ted said with an element of excitement, “we’ve got you a Christmas present.” As Christmas was a week ago, this came as a surprise. I waited for him to elaborate. “I can drop … more
During one of the recent debates, to determine the Republican Presidential Candidate, Marco Rubio stated that “welders make more money than philosophers. We need more welders and less … more
With trials, travails, tumult, and tribulations, 2015 has been a year of great unrest. Internationally, the world seemed to be on a collision course with disaster. Nationally, a growing sense of … more
As 2016 arrives, we’ve taken a look back at the most significant stories of the last 12 months. And it’s clear that what took place in our communities in 2015 won’t be forgotten anytime … more
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