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As the adage goes, the squeaky wheel gets the grease. That, to some extent, is how the city’s vehicle replacement program has worked since the Great Recession of 2008. It’s understandable. There … more
To the Editor: In the Warwick Beacon of April 23 and again on the Dan Yorke Show (7:30 p.m. 4-23-15), Robert Cushman and CVS Pharmacy were rightfully praised for their leadership and character. … more
To the Editor: As the soon to be former chairman of the Libertarian Party of Rhode Island, whose current term in office is officially ending in May, I have decided to propose what many other … more
To the Editor: I want to express my concern that the legislature may once again follow the Mad Hatter down the rabbit hole and support the Skeffington proposal for a new stadium. The state can … more
This past week, the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox revealed their financial requirements to build a new Triple-A baseball stadium in our capital city. Termed in the press as the “Big … more
The issue of legalizing marijuana will soon be heard, once again, at the RI State House. This controversial concern has initiated a number of conversations involving leaders in the medical, legal, … more
To the Editor: The recent actions of public officials regarding the issue of Gorton teacher Mario Atoyan and the school administration are very troubling to me. All we know is what’s been … more
To the Editor: I would like to see more Rhode Islanders run for office in 2016.  With an insignificant amount of money, no name recognition, I managed to bring in almost 40 percent of the … more
The numbers tell a story. Last week the school administration proposed a $166.6 million budget to the School Committee. It’s a number supported by a raft of other numbers that basically fall into … more
To the Editor: This is in response to Jane Kenney Austin’s long and vitriolic letter to the Beacon (April 16, 2015) concerning Sewer Enabling Legislation. Her haughty diatribe concerns money … more
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