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To the Editor: The very enlightening Beacon article A plan to revive Warwick Schools" (8/8/17) by Brandon Pearson was well thought-out with many fine suggestions aimed at improving our students' education. I would agree with many of them but not all of" more
By LONNIE BARHAM -- In mid-August nine Gold Star Teens, who have all lost a loved one in the wars in the Middle East, boarded U.S. Coast Guard Ship Cutter Eagle in New York City. What they learned was invaluable. more
Arguably the most troubled country in world history is the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Recently, the President of the United States Donald Trump delivered a clear statement of an aspired foreign policy concerning this Southern and Central Asian more
To the Editor: When I think of Pawtucket I think of the Gamm Theatre, Slater Park and McCoy Stadium. The home of the Pawtucket Red Sox; it's been their home for the last 60 years. And now there's talk about moving them to a different place, perhaps out more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING America is unique in its ability to evolve and embrace new ideas. Sometimes change comes slowly, but this happens through patience, turmoil, debate, voting and education. Once women were not allowed to vote. Once blacks were more
It’s difficult to describe pain. I tried. “It’s somewhere near there,” I said pushing my hand on my back below the belt line, “it’s constant, although it’s not as bad sometimes as … more
The news that the city of Warwick passed a first reading to reinstate fees to park at its three public beach facilities - Conimicut, Oakland Beach and City Park - spread throughout the community quickly and vigorously. The ordinance change is not yet more
To the Editor: There is a lot to learn from the recent defeat of the Senate Republican effort to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Every bill Republican leaders introduced had the same problem: massive cost shifts to purchasers of health insurance, more
To the Editor: In the last two decades, we have seen a 25 percent drop in the cancer death rate. But our work is not complete. Research suggests that roughly half of all cancer deaths can be prevented if we avoid tobacco, get physical activity, eat a more
There's nothing quite like a celestial event, the likes of which hasn't been seen in nearly 40 years, to provide some sorely needed perspective into our Earthbound activities. The first total solar eclipse visible from American soil since Feb. 26, 1979 more
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