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To the Editor: The Rhode Island General Assembly recently enacted legislation mandating public schools provide at least 20 minutes of “free play recess” to children from kindergarten through … more
To the Editor: On March 20, 2016, the Beacon published an article about a new development in an article titled “Development would mean 400 jobs” as well as a couple of others about this … more
We’ll know for sure next Wednesday at 4 p.m. – the deadline for candidacy declarations – who will and who won’t be running for local office. We already know some of those who won’t be … more
(Fun family cartoon sequel) We couldn’t believe it has been over a dozen years since Pixar delighted us with “Finding Nemo.” It was with great anticipation that we went to see the sequel, … more
My Irishman father used to say, “A father is a father not by blood but by deed, it’s not who you are but what you do that makes you a father.” Being that my dad pretty much had a lyrical saying … more
To the Editor: Elephants in circuses or other traveling shows lead a miserable existence. Not only do they spend the majority of their lives in chains, but they are also subjected to a cruel … more
To the Editor: Roger Williams called our city’s founder Samuel Gorton a “turbulent troublemaker.” Last Thursday, I had the honor and privilege of attending a celebration at Gorton Junior … more
To the Editor: Within the last couple of days, we have seen a number of new investments in our city. I had the honor of attending a ribbon cutting for Distinctive Dance on Post Road in Greenwood, … more
To the Editor: The Gaspee Days parade was wonderful this year, as usual. The colonial militia with the fifers and drummers were so great to see. Why didn’t the crowd clap and cheer for … more
To the Editor: This past week the General Assembly finally passed legislation to give the Ethics Commission jurisdiction over the General Assembly. That means, come Nov. 8, when you go to vote, … more
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