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Could it be that Rhode Islanders don't believe what they would like to believe? That would be our conclusion after the recent Bryant Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership poll that looked at the two proposals concerning the elimination or reduction more
Singing happy birthday over the telephone has become a family tradition. There's good reason, of course. With my daughter in Wyoming and my son, Jack, in Hong Kong, it's not exactly easy to celebrate birthdays in person. But even with Ted, who lives in more
To the Editor, There appears to be a war being waged across the U.S. regarding mandatory vaccination targeted at our youngest and most vulnerable and also our healthcare and childcare workers. Now … more
To the Editor: At the Norwood Association meeting on April 12, Mayor Avedisian mentioned how Warwick still seemed broken up into villages and sometimes didn't seem like one city. Along those same lines, I say Rhode Island isn't really a state but is made more
To the Editor: Recently, GoLocalProv published an editorial entitled The House Passed the Stupidest and Most Insulting Bill - Maybe Ever." Warwick State Representative David A. Bennett (Democrat-District 20) is the primary sponsor. This legislation is a" more
Editor's note: The following letter was sent to the Beacon by Mayor Scott Avedisian in response to the letter from Carol Carr appearing in Thursday's paper. Open letter to Carol Carr: I am in receipt of your recent letter regarding the ongoing contract more
To the Editor: The Warwick Beacon headline (Thursday, April 6, 2017) Distrust undermines school culture captures the essence of the problems facing the Warwick School System. One way to define culture is how work gets done around here. And the way the more
To the Editor: As a long-time reader of the Beacon, I have a complaint. In this article (Trump, anti Trump Marchers) Tuesday, March 28 and other articles and letters to the editor. I detect an allowing of language I find somewhat offensive and not more
It's a matter of numbers. Understandably, people are concerned what it is going to cost them to have sewers run in front of their homes. That's been an issue for as long as the city started building a sewer system in the 1960s. Back then there was more
All presidents face a different set of circumstances upon entering office. Some must endure immediate crisis and some face relative peace and normalcy. No matter what personal narrative a new president has experienced, he or she will be honed by the more
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