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To the Editor: On August 17 the Providence Journal reported that the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner (OHIC) approved rate increases for the health insurance companies in the state of Rhode Island. A more in depth article regarding this topic more
For those who bought their homes during the market boom of the early 2000s, today's single-family home prices and hot market must be a wish come true. Those homeowners weathered the storm of the Great Recession with many of them making payments on more
Once again America's school children are back in the classroom, and what were once normal expectations about the prospective educational experience of any given student are no longer guaranteed. Modern education is far afield from the plans of teaching more
To the Editor: The very enlightening Beacon article A plan to revive Warwick Schools" (8/8/17) by Brandon Pearson was well thought-out with many fine suggestions aimed at improving our students' education. I would agree with many of them but not all of" more
“I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.” – Thomas JeffersonWith the dust settling after the … more
To the Editor: What comes after democracy when democracy no longer works? We, as a nation, have promoted democracy as the best form of government, where the people vote for whom they want to lead the country. But what happens when after the vote the more
I got to sit at the kids' table. Now that may not sound like the desired location when you're eating out for breakfast. There wasn't all that much of a choice. There were four seats at the adult table, just enough for my daughter, Diana, son Ted, my more
A survey was recently published by the Rhode Island Department of Education, which asked more than 113,000 teachers, parents and students from grades 3-12 from across each district in the state questions pertaining to school pride, school anxiety and more
By LONNIE BARHAM -- In mid-August nine Gold Star Teens, who have all lost a loved one in the wars in the Middle East, boarded U.S. Coast Guard Ship Cutter Eagle in New York City. What they learned was invaluable. more
To the Editor: When I think of Pawtucket I think of the Gamm Theatre, Slater Park and McCoy Stadium. The home of the Pawtucket Red Sox; it's been their home for the last 60 years. And now there's talk about moving them to a different place, perhaps out more
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