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To the Editor: A big thank you to the staff and faculty – Principal Jeff Taylor, Secretary Peggy Fitzsimmons, Director Michelle Divine – and, of course, the kids of Gorton Junior High for a … more
To the Editor: An open letter of thanks to Representative K. Joseph Shekarchi for his work on, and subsequent passage of, a bill to require Rhode Island health insurance providers to cover the … more
To the Editor: On March 20, 2016, the Beacon published an article about a new development in an article titled “Development would mean 400 jobs” as well as a couple of others about this … more
We’ll know for sure next Wednesday at 4 p.m. – the deadline for candidacy declarations – who will and who won’t be running for local office. We already know some of those who won’t be … more
(Fun family cartoon sequel) We couldn’t believe it has been over a dozen years since Pixar delighted us with “Finding Nemo.” It was with great anticipation that we went to see the sequel, … more
To the Editor: Roger Williams called our city’s founder Samuel Gorton a “turbulent troublemaker.” Last Thursday, I had the honor and privilege of attending a celebration at Gorton Junior … more
To the Editor: Within the last couple of days, we have seen a number of new investments in our city. I had the honor of attending a ribbon cutting for Distinctive Dance on Post Road in Greenwood, … more
The problem with perfection is that it has to be perfect. I realized that over Father’s Day weekend while working on a project that I imagined could be easily completed and leave lots of time to … more
To the Editor: The Gaspee Days parade was wonderful this year, as usual. The colonial militia with the fifers and drummers were so great to see. Why didn’t the crowd clap and cheer for … more
Nights have been refreshingly cool, and days have been pleasantly warm. The recent stretch of near perfect weather has provided Rhode Islanders a chance to immerse ourselves in the moment, enjoy the … more
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