February 26, 2015
Opinion
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State traffic accident statistics tell both an encouraging story and highlight the need to do more to prevent incidents involving pedestrians. In recent years, the numbers of traffic fatalities … more
In the expanse of my lifetime, mankind has progressed from the harbinger of an ominously beeping Soviet satellite to a Multinational Space Station with astronaut commuters from various countries. We … more
To the Editor:  I am writing because we need your help. My husband, Richard, was hit by a white car on December 19, 2014 in the Apponaug Four Corners section of Warwick. He was leaving … more
I love old movies. One of my favorites is “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.” It’s the story of an idealistic young man, Jimmy Stewart, who goes to Washington, D.C., as a new legislator. He’s a … more
“What do you think?” Carol asked apprehensively from the back seat. I knew she had felt it as well as the rest of my passengers. The car was sliding, nothing as bad as fishtailing, but every … more
To the Editor: Today our law enforcement is under duress caused by a series of horrific incidents to both the suspects and patrol officers on duty. There is a need to support all members of our … more
To the Editor: After seeing the story in the Beacon about Leviton, it brought back memories I have of the tower in 1941-1945. Sometime in 1943-45, and it may have been sooner, the tower became an … more
In January of 2015, our 75th governor of the State of Rhode Island will be inaugurated. Leaving office will be the often enigmatic and always idiosyncratic Lincoln Davenport Chafee. Entering office … more
There’s more to celebrate this month than just the holidays. This month also marks the 40th anniversary of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. We all rely – and have come to expect – that … more
Alice in Wonderland had an easier time of understanding the riddles of the Mad Hatter than Rhode Islanders have of making sense of why most residential and small businesses will pay a whopping 14 … more
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