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Lately and strangely in electronic reader responses to my editorial column, I have had hurled against me an accusation of being a purveyor of fake news" anytime I have critiqued the current resident of the Oval Office. What is interesting about this" more
The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America (NCBSA) has been a bright spot in Rhode Island for over a century. Now, with an eye on the future, I am honored to have been selected by the scouts as … more
There is nothing more important than integrity and keeping your word. It is unfortunate that Senate President Dominick Ruggerio and his leadership team reneged on a commitment to pass the state budget as negotiated, and did so at more
As President of the Rhode Island State Senate, I have a responsibility to ensure we pass a balanced and sustainable budget for the state of Rhode Island. The budget adopted by the House of Representatives did not protect the more
By PETER MARINO Baby Jayden's kidneys started failing the day he was born; by the time he was four months old, doctors had removed both of them. Daily dialysis kept him alive until a transplant was possible. Today, three years later, Jayden is thriving. more
To the Editor: As the expansion of TF Green Airport progresses, neighborhoods in Greenwood are disappearing. In a subculture of Greenwood known as The Birches, over 60 homes are being acquired in order to accommodate this project. With an ample number of more
To the Editor: Of all the patently ridiculous and pathetic slurs aimed at former president Obama, John Cervone has reached a new level of inanity. After ranting about Obama's record while in office, Cervone criticized the retirement activities of the more
You won't find the Lake Monster Special playing locally or, for that matter, the trailer on the Internet. So I felt privileged to see a segment of the show last weekend featuring actors I immediately recognized as my grandchildren. What I saw had the more
Like petulant kids, the leaders of the legislative branch of our state government have left the state without a budget and each blaming the other for the resulting confusion. In theory the fight comes down to a few words over a measure that would bring more
Greetings, Rhode Island! Allow me to officially introduce myself. I am the new associate editor at the Beacon, Ethan Hartley. more
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