Letters to the editor
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To the Editor:I was appalled that students in our city high schools are even involved in this “squirt gun” activity. To use it to pick on and abuse other students seems cruel, to say the … more
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: Just what did Hillary Clinton do to deserve such a venomous letter by Sam Parente (Deceivers in the Democratic Party, 6/8/17)? I must assume Parente cast his vote for Donald Trump. If so what did the nation get? A so-called president who more
To the Editor: Protecting the environment and leaving a cleaner world to future generations should not be a controversial proposition, and government policies to make that a reality don't all need to be divisive either. The Consumer and Fuel Retailer 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: June 14, 2017 witnessed two massacres here in America. In Virginia, a maniac opened fire on congressional individuals in Virginia, his reason having been silenced along with his … 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: The attempted murder of congressional staff and congressmen is one more tragic event that should be a call for our nation to engage in open and honest discussion on the purpose and limits of guns in our society. I believe America's more
To the Editor: Like many Rhode Islanders, I'm no stranger to hard work. I've been a farmer, small business owner, artist and art teacher, and as a mom, I work hard every day to create a brighter world for my daughters. It's been a particular kind of joy more
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
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