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Only a decade ago the idea of having every student in a school system with his or her own personal computer would have sounded like science fiction, but now it’s the norm. Districts are striving to … more
In 1837, the great Danish author and storyteller Hans Christian Andersen wrote his iconic short story “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” The tale told the story of two weavers who convinced an … more
What is the proper role of government? In which aspects of daily life should the state be involved, and to what extent? Such questions have been at the center of American political life for … more
I’ve found the answer to “screens.” It’s eggs. “Screens?” Well, if you happened to catch it on NPR Saturday, you know that “screens” are what those who are studying the impact of … more
To the Editor: As former director of the Warwick Foster Grandparent Program, I attended the 20th anniversary with volunteer Dorothy Thorson as guest of First Lady Nancy Reagan at the White House … more
To the Editor: As University of Rhode Island MBA candidates, we have been faced with a daunting task: to help bolster Rhode Island’s economic growth by encouraging the launch, growth and … more
To the Editor: In our modern society where “political correctness” is today’s theme, “We the People” are being harassed, vilified and even fired from our jobs for telling the truth. … more
While the battle for presidential party nominations has captured the campaign spotlight, political contests on the local level are starting to shape up. In today’s Beacon, we look at the City … more
To the Editor: In response to Richard Corrente’s letter to the Beacon on 2/23/16, I will set the record straight and speak to the facts for him again.   In his letter, Mr. Corrente states … more
To the Editor: Long ago I gave up calling my political representatives when important issues came before the General Assembly. But I did call Representative Raymond Hull (District #6 Providence), … more
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