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To the Editor: As 2016 draws to a close, I want to thank the voters of District 15 for placing their confidence and trust in me. Serving you in the House of Representatives is a privilege and an honor. After a hard fought campaign, I am returning to the more
One could have expected that the most unorthodox candidate in United States history to be elected to the presidency would probably choose the most inordinate cabinet. That expectation is being … more
By KIP FERN As a Rhode Island native, I've seen firsthand just how challenging it can be to provide schools with everything they need. But when it comes to equipping students for the future, it seems there is no hurdle too high for Governor Raimondo. As more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING Throw in a little religion Your God is not like ours Add in a lot of oil So smoke can blot out shining stars Then reward all the greedy And forget some precepts and ideals To create the present atmosphere That for many seems unreal more
“What about the tree?” Carol’s question brought me to the reality that Christmas was upon us and there is yet so much to do. The tree was right on top of the list and I hadn’t even gotten … more
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
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