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For a couple of years now, I have been writing about different proposals regarding a new Paw Sox stadium. Few Rhode Islanders support any kind of taxpayer insured development whatsoever. The latest idea is to build a grandiose sports park complex in the more
By REP. AARON REGUNBERG Is healthcare a fundamental human right, or a privilege for those who can afford it? That's the core question underlying our country's healthcare debate. And it's the reason why each year since being elected I have worked with more
To the Editor: I can sympathize with the expense of a new sewer system. Sewers were installed in the Brookwood area in 1987-88. Because of a previous bond issue, we were charged the lower rate per linear feet. The streets were repaired at city cost. The more
To the Editor: In a recent Beacon, Mr. Jim Morgan took issue with my article on the Apponaug Roundabout, asking where did I get my information, as he states his history of living in France and England argue against the differences. Well, I did get this more
One would think the publisher of a newspaper would know what's in that day's paper, no less that a paper is being printed. But that wasn't the case Thursday. Yes, a Beacon was printed and distributed Thursday morning as has happened for years. But then more
Here's hoping you battened down the hatches when you had the chance. Hurricane Jose may not be bringing destructive force to Rhode Island as was seen in Texas with Harvey or in Florida with Irma, but the great outdoors will certainly be no place to be in more
We are without question a nation of immigrants. Whether you descend from the settlers in New Amsterdam in the 1600s (now called New York), or whether you are descended from the Mayflower voyagers, or from the teeming hoards from various European more
On a cloudless, beautiful September morning 16 year ago, the world changed forever. Yesterday, a day eerily similar in regards to the blue and green calmness of the environment and the perfectly tepid morning air, Warwick remembered the catalyst for more
To the Editor: Warwick absolutely needs pension reform! In my mayoral campaign of 2016 I outlined Part 1" which included voluntary buyouts that saved Texas almost a billion dollars. Warwick would be wise to copy that win-win idea. What follows is "Part" more
“Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.” – Sidney Sheldon, TV ProducerWhat a catastrophe! Harvey pummeled Texas and Louisiana with 27 trillion gallons of … more
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