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To the Editor: It has been reported that during the protests against the incoming administration in Washington, D.C., two Gold Star family members were accosted and degraded by anarchists while trying to enter the inauguration ball. They were both women. more
As you can read in today’s Beacon and may already know from the workplace or home, Rhode Island hasn’t escaped from the flu this year. The state Department of Health has categorized the flu as … more
To the Editor: As I sat in the chamber of the House of Representatives listening to Gov. Gina Raimondo deliver her State of the State address, I was particularly pleased to hear her proposal for the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship initiative. Simply more
To the Editor:If a new business were to make a request to the town council for a tax break, I don’t think the request would be viewed as panhandling. The solicitation probably would be … more
Throughout my lifetime, I have always looked forward to inauguration day. Whether my preferred candidate had succeeded or not, this unique in the world peaceful transition of power held a certain democratic beauty. Even if a new president's ideology did more
To the Editor:I am a breast cancer survivor and my health coverage is my lifeline. I am currently undergoing the reconstructive phase for breast cancer and am on a five-year cancer drug Tamoxifin, … more
To the Editor:Apparently it takes a traitor to summon the “courage” to commutate the sentence of a convicted traitor. Bradley Manning, now called Chelsea after an expensive metamorphosis … more
To the Editor:Every week around 340 seniors gather at Buttonwoods Community Center to play cards or bingo, and, above all, to socialize. A large portion of the city’s population is 65 or older. … more
To the Editor:In reading the recent column by Christopher Curran, I was struck by the embedded fear he expressed regarding laws passed by the Obama administration. He believes President Obama … more
“Oh,” Carol said with a resigned sigh, “I was hoping to get one more night.” That was out of the question unless I wanted to get the ornaments out of the box and start redecorating. We … more
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