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At the Rhode Island General Assembly, we have 113 legislators in both the House of Representatives and the state Senate. They are for the most part a “strange aristocracy” consisting primarily … more
To the Editor: Because voter turnout has been historically low, primaries and caucuses are not a good way to determine a political party’s nominee for president of the United States when there … more
To the Editor: On Monday March 21 at the request of Councilwoman Wilkinson, the DPW Director Mr. David Picozzi appeared before the council to respond to various accusations of theft within the … more
To the Editor: The article “Coming soon to Wildes Corner” in the March 17 edition of the Warwick Beacon was good news. Whenever an individual or a company chooses a new location in Warwick … more
To the Editor: My name is Richard Corrente and I am a Democrat for mayor of Warwick. For over 450 days I have actively campaigned every day with the slogan “Cut taxes, cut spending.” You all … more
It’s a breakthrough. Those who follow this column and have read about Ollie already know of this coonhound’s independent streak. When on a scent he won’t listen, and when he’s off the … more
1854 Redux The famine pushed the Irish huddled mass across the sea And many heard Rhode Island was the land of liberty The Irish had to deal with bigotry and hate The natives shouted … more
To the Editor: I enjoyed your article about the “Giant’s House” in the Feb. 23 edition of the Warwick Beacon. My dad, H. Michael Planka, an architect and a longtime Warwick resident, worked … more
To the Editor: On March 1, the editors of the Sun Rise bravely jumped on the politically correct bandwagon along with the New York Times, Providence Journal, Boston Globe and a host of others to … more
If they haven’t already received it in the mail, property owners can expect to get notification of their new property values shortly. And if they can’t wait for the news, then they can go on the … more
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