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To the Editor: $640 million. That’s a pretty big number. Especially when you realize that’s how much the state of Rhode Island takes on in tobacco-related health care costs each … more
To the Editor: I recently read the article about the Ethics Commission fining Donna Travis over her involvement with three charity-type organizations that she donates hundreds of hours of her time to and receives no money from. Got that? She doesn't more
To the Editor: On a recent drive on Route 1 North by our beautiful T.F. Green Airport, I was shocked and saddened to see the many empty lots that neighbor our airport. I counted at least a dozen empty lots on Post Road, which surround our beautiful main more
To the Editor:The excellent Beacon article, “Ethics commission finds Travis violated law, issues $1,200 fine,” was right on target. Her attorney, Robert Flaherty, has likened his client, … more
To the Editor: For the record, it does not bother me much when I see a fire truck at Stop & Shop. I know that they are supposed to shop on their own time and I have discussed this issue with a few dozen firefighters and have drawn the conclusion that more
To the Editor: I write this letter in direct response Richard Corrente's letter from 2/23/17. As a School Committee member, I need to be clear that these are my views and not those of other committee members or the committee as a whole. While I feel that more
To the Editor:It seems you misquoted me in Tuesday’s article, “Outrage flares over failed school alarms, septic backup”. You wrote that I stated that I was scared, when in fact … more
To the Editor: I am writing to express my disappointment in the article run in yesterday's paper covering the Trump rally and counter-protest that occurred on Saturday. The article quoted Trump supporters and the organizer John DePetro with extremely more
To the Editor:“Lincoln’s Chair” by Robert Houghtaling was beautifully written and well expressed for the majority of us who voted for Clinton. When I was a young child, rummaging … more
To the Editor: The Warwick Taxpayers (capitalized on purpose) are paying out about $295,000,000 a year in total tax revenue. It goes to four basic categories: Fire, Police, Municipal and the School Committee. The first three, Fire, Police and Municipal, more
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