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People are sure to huff and puff about more delays to the toll gantries that were supposed to start tolling truckers this past March in order to make money to help start paying for a 10-year, $5 … more
It has surely happened to all of us, so I suppose that's comforting. But at the moment your screen goes blank and your work disappears, that's of little consolation. How did it happen? What combination of keys were mistakenly hit to cause this? And it more
To the Editor: I appreciate the Beacon's local coverage, and I am pleased that it reported the launch of my campaign for senator in RI District 30. I simply wish to clarify one sentence of the story: I don't believe the state looks like a garbage dump. more
By SENATOR JAMES C. SHEEHAN In October 2017, The New York Times and The New Yorker reported that dozens of women accused Harvey Weinstein, renowned movie producer, of sexual abuse and misconduct over a period of at least 30 years. This scandal sparked more
By U.S. SENATOR SHELDON WHITEHOUSE Every 25 minutes, a baby is born suffering from withdrawal because the mother is grappling with addiction. These children are heartbreaking victims of an opioid crisis that has taken brutal hold of communities across more
By TIMOTHY KEPHART In many U.S. cities, the writing is on the walls - graffiti vandalism, that is, creating expensive eyesores that are difficult to prevent and damaging to an area's image. A U.S. Justice Department study found that graffiti discourages more
What does it take to run a marathon? You can buy a pair of expensive running shoes, buy all kinds of energy goops and gels and those cool water bottle belts with the tiny bullet-loop type bottles that are more cute than practical. You can get a nice pair more
To the Editor: Is it just me, or have Southern New England viewers been treated to a national propaganda effort by Sinclair Broadcast group, owners of Channel 10? In the past few weeks, I have seen honorable, highly credible and respected news anchors more
Michael Ian Black, whose bio line says he’s “a comedian, actor and author,” recently published an essay in the New York Times that attempted to shift some of the blame for school shootings away … more
By DAVID BOUCHARD I walk my neighborhood each and every day. Rain, snow, sleet, cold, heat, it doesn't matter, I walk. So, I appreciate a good fitting pair of shoes. I see my neighbors almost every day as I walk. They honk, wave, smile, and say hello. more
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