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To the Editor:On June 14, THE Providence Journal published an editorial entitled “Mr. Montanaro’s $50,000 perk.” The piece was a refresher on why Rhode Island has languished at the … more
To the Editor: Saturday, June 3 the City Council passed a budget that, for the first time in at least 17 years, will not have a tax increase. Holding the line on taxes not only benefits taxpayers, it also sends a clear message that Warwick is open for more
By HERB WEISS The Respect a Caregivers Time Coalition (ReACT) released a report detailing innovative practices and policies of 14 organizations to support their employees with caregiver responsibilities. With the graying of America, supporting caregiver more
Few words have been more reviled by students, parents and some elected officials in the last couple of years than consolidation." Consolidation of secondary schools has been made out as the root of why students aren't getting sufficient teacher" more
The 2017 legislative session is fast coming to a close. Once again, spending has increased into the stratosphere to more than $9 billion in the smallest state in the union. Adding insult to injury, the operating budget of our General Assembly in the most more
As you may have heard, the R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles is transitioning to a new computer system throughout July. This new system is called “RIMS.” As I’ve shared the RIMS news, one of the … more
By PATRICIA JACOB As we approach the busy summer travel months, it's important to remember that our efforts to make our roads and highways safer must continue. AT&T launched its It Can Wait distracted driving campaign back in 2010. Through our more
To the Editor:As a lifelong Rhode Islander, I was shocked to read the headline in a recent Beacon, “Wieners out, beer in,” on May 23. My wife and I are seniors and well acquainted with … more
To The Editor: I just finished reading William Emmet's letter to the editor in the Providence Journal (June 1, 2017), which posits his support for the proposition that Rhode Island taxpayers should contribute towards the construction of a new baseball more
“How about a doughnut-muffin,” said Irene Donahay, holding out a plate with two bite-sized muffins. Bill looked intrigued leaning forward in his porch chair and took one. I didn’t need a second … more
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