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According to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, an oligarchy is a government in which power is in the hands of a few. Its second definition is a government where policy serves a small group of wealth holders with primacy. Two significant changes in government more
To the Editor: This year I had trouble getting into the Christmas spirit. As I write this commentary, I look back at the past year and I ask myself why. During the last election, it became so apparent to me, how our country is so divided in our beliefs more
To the Editor: So, the Warwick School Department intends to defy the collective bargaining agreement that they themselves signed on November 20 a mere three weeks ago (Warwick Beacon, Tuesday December 12). Or, in the words of Superintendent Dr. Phil, more
To the Editor: Upon accepting the position of Police Chief in the town of North Providence, I pledged to become part of the fabric of the town, take an active role in our community and endeavored to connect with residents. Shortly after being sworn in, more
To the Editor:There is a line from an old Laurel and Hardy movie: Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into. The “me” are Warwick students, teachers and parents; … more
To the Editor: There were not many in attendance (about 25) on Wednesday, Nov. 29 when the Warwick School Committee presented their $85,000,000 bond request to the City Council. It was impressive. I watched them cart in eight bankers boxes filled with more
By most measures, unless you live in the deep south, Friday's snow was little more than a dusting. It was hardly worth getting out the snow shovel. A broom sufficed. Yet it was enough to freshen an earlier dusting and, perhaps, just enough for cross more
The holiday season is in mid-swing and we at the Beacon are joyful to have the front page and inside pages of this edition filled with uplifting stories of selfless donations, longstanding charitable organizations that only grow more popular each year more
To the Editor: Our nation's liberal traitors have long sought to undermine the American values expressed in our Declaration of Independence and Constitution. Leftists have had their greatest successes in undermining American values on the nation's more
Although the Warwick School Committee has seen its fair share of unhappy jeering, booing and overall derision at the hands of Warwick Teachers' Union members and the general public during the prolonged contract upheaval, the pacifying promise of the new more
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