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Every little bit helps, and when it comes to millions of dollars, that can be the difference between pulling up stakes and leaving Rhode Island or keeping a company here and growing jobs. Legislation first introduced by Warwick Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi more
To the Editor: I would like to answer the hate-filled “Liberal crybabies” letter published in Tuesday’s Beacon from the right side of the aisle. What bull, what exaggeration. To use terms … more
The words are the same, but the music the School Committee and Warwick Teachers Union are singing doesn't harmonize. Superintendent Philip Thornton is prepared to work on a contract agreement at any time. It could be weekends, for all we know Christmas more
An open letter to U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: This is an open letter to Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. Last month Brexit came across the pond and the results were an extraordinary victory for Donald Trump and a stunned and divided nation. Blue-collar more
We here in the Ocean State are used to dealing with the inefficiencies of government. We know that we do not receive adequate goods and services for our taxpayer dollars. We also are aware that despite having a bloated government in regard to the more
To the Editor: Thank you for having your reporter, Tessa Roy, come over to meet with Roberta and me last week. Her story reached far beyond what I thought possible. I received a telephone call this morning from a gentleman who once lived in Rhode Island. more
To the Editor: In February of 2016, in the state of Rhode Island, there were 478 children who were not given the privilege of the comfort of a home. They are, instead, living in group homes or shelters. Children are removed from their homes as victims of more
To the Editor: The 2016 presidential election has been over for weeks and yet the idiots of this nation are still looking for individuals and institutions to blame for Clinton's unanimous defeat: the FBI, Anthony Weiner, and those thousands of e-mails more
Whoever thinks dreaming is a uniquely human experience should get to know Ollie. I've caught him staring off into the distant nowhere. Initially, I thought he was catching the scent of some critter, processing and deciphering it like a chemist would more
The power of giving is no more evident than at this time of year. Stories of companies adopting families; giving trees at banks, restaurants and the senior center; churches and service clubs delivering food baskets; and toy drives, like the Marine more
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