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To the Editor: Have any of the liberal left, those who have a soft spot in their heart for everyone and anyone, noticed what a marvelous time their ex-president is having? This man and his family were America's answer to Mother Theresa and Mahatma Gandhi more
In 2012 Sandra Coletta, then CEO and president of Kent Hospital, looked at hospital records and was alarmed to discover the number of deaths resulting from overdoses of prescription drugs. On examination the overdoses, whether resulting in death or not, more
“How about breakfast?” From Claude Bergeron’s tone, I knew exactly what he was asking. This wasn’t a casual invite to join him at one of many breakfast nooks to catch up on life’s … more
To the Editor: I would like to take a moment and humbly apologize to Barry for my letter concerning Obama's vacationing. These were my inane and pathetic observations, but I never meant to cause such emotional turmoil in Barry's life. For him to write more
To the Editor: Mayor Polisena, Mayor Avedisian and the other municipal leaders have been wrong in characterizing the continuing contract bill for teachers and municipal leaders as a bill that hurts taxpayers. The legislation that overwhelmingly passed more
The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America (NCBSA) has been a bright spot in Rhode Island for over a century. Now, with an eye on the future, I am honored to have been selected by the scouts as … more
In a quick vote that went undetected by those not attuned to School Committee procedures, the committee approved Tuesday night what could be a path to a teachers contract. The 4 to 1 vote was to accept the proposal offering teachers 3 percent wage more
Lately and strangely in electronic reader responses to my editorial column, I have had hurled against me an accusation of being a purveyor of fake news" anytime I have critiqued the current resident of the Oval Office. What is interesting about this" more
To the Editor: When Warwick needs more money to fund the city budget they can do one of two things. They can raise taxes on the 80,000 citizens that live here or they can increase total-tax-revenue (TTR) without raising taxes-to-taxpayers (TTT). Here are more
Greetings, Rhode Island! Allow me to officially introduce myself. I am the new associate editor at the Beacon, Ethan Hartley. more
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