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Stares can say so much more than words, or in the case of dogs, barks, whimpers and even whines. Ollie was giving me the eye Sunday morning. It was 6 and the first light was filtering through the … more
Summer has been slow in leaving us, so it seemed out of place that Claude and I towed our two Rhodes 19 day sailors over to Pleasure Marina to be hauled for the season two weeks ago. We set out on Saturday from Warwick Cove, a blustery day with a heavy more
I've been an independent voter since before I could even legally vote. In fact, I remember the exact moment that I realized I was an independent - well, now that I live in Rhode Island, I guess I remember the moment I became unaffiliated." I was in a" more
I love perfectionism.when it comes to cakes. I didn't get one, but two cakes this weekend, my good fortune of a wife and daughter who know what they're doing in the kitchen. I hadn't expected that. But how did I rate two cakes? I don't have an answer, more
Recently, CNBC was once again ranked Rhode Island as having the worst business climate in the nation. CNBC referred to Rhode Island’s finances as in “poor shape,” its “tax and … more
As long as Rhode Island pursues economic development policies designed to benefit a few businesses, rather than all businesses, its economy will trail behind other states. more
“Rest in peace.” The words caught me by surprise. I have never thought of my father in those terms even though it’s been more than five years since he died. Rather, he has always been there. … more
“Have you met Victor? You’ll have to meet him,” WPRI-TV reporter Kim Kalunian asked Saturday morning. It was early, 5:17 to be exact. She filled me in quickly. Victor Colella, 96, recently … more
By HERB WEISS The City of Pawtucket's Arts and Culture Commission hosts a major exhibit of the work of 90-year-old internationally acclaimed Artist, Mihail Simeonov, running from September 19 through December 31. An opening reception to meet Mihai will more
Name of column:Hart of the matter By ETHAN HARTLEY With over two years of experience at the Beacon, associate editor Ethan Hartley thought now would be a good time to weigh in personally on issues of importance to the community and beyond. This column more
I was on Sandy Lane headed for City Park Sunday morning when the barking from the van in front of me drowned out the radio. I could see one black head, ears flapping and jaw moving incessantly straining from the passenger window. Then in an instant there more
It was in a time before cell phones, the Internet and even the pager - remember those and how important people" had them clipped on their belts and abruptly stopped whatever they were doing when they buzzed? It was also a time when we used film and tape" more
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