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To the Editor: The Beacon continues to parade the fear about impending sea rise, now as much as 9.8 feet by the end of the century. Three years ago the Beacon went on record to proclaim that the sea would rise by three feet by end of century, now they more
To the Editor:Mr. Elliot, thank you for being so concerned about R.I. public safety officers’ feelings, but unfortunately you have the facts of Rep. Bennett’s legislation completely … more
For the first time, the city started shutting off water service to customers for the non-payment of water and sewer bills. It's about time, too. As of the end of March, a staggering $3.9 million was due the city in unpaid sewer assessments, sewer usage more
The 45th President of the United States Donald John Trump has experienced little success thus far in his first 100 days in office. That reality is reflected in the president's sad approval rating statistics. Of course, one might argue that the one more
To the Editor:On April 1 I had the privilege of joining 23 other WWII veterans on Rhode Island’s 15th “Honor Flight” to Washington, D.C. There we toured the various monuments and … more
To the Editor: A few weeks ago, I wrote a letter to the mayor in response to his appearance on The Rhode Show." My initial letter to Mayor Avedisian was to express surprise that he felt that Dr. Thornton had no culpability in the current situation" more
To the Editor: This past weekend was Earth Day where good neighbors took two to three hours cleaning up the litter from the streets, parks and communities. Very few people support these efforts anymore and rely on others to do the work; some feel picking more
To the Editor: America was once a nation of nationalistic adventurers. It was believed that Manifest Destiny allowed our forefathers to attempt to eliminate an entire race of individuals form the face of the earth in order to claim their lands for more
Simple, or so I imagined. Addressing leaky faucets was a skill my father taught me at an early age. It wasn't that he set out to teach me but it was a lesson I learned from watching him. It started with a trip to the cellar to retrieve a gunmetal gray more
Three teens were in the state spotlight last week. Maybe that shouldn't be noteworthy. After all, it seems that kids are frequently in the headlines when it comes to crime or a tragedy such as an accident. It's a distorted image projected by the actions more
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