Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: It's time to start thinking of better ways to reduce our carbon footprint as a nation. We emit thousands of tons of harmful gasses into the atmosphere each year and very little is being done to reduce our carbon output. As a way to more
To the Editor: When Warwick needs more money to fund the city budget they can do one of two things. They can raise taxes on the 80,000 citizens that live here or they can increase total-tax-revenue (TTR) without raising taxes-to-taxpayers (TTT). Here are more
To the Editor: June Flori sent a letter to the Beacon about the difficulties in using the roundabout, which she mistakenly calls a rotary. A roundabout calls for reduced speeds due to the smaller diameter than a rotary. This is so typical of people in more
To the Editor: Candidate for the Second RI Congressional District Sal Caiozzo recently returned from Washington, D.C., where he advocated for the Magnusson Stevens Fisheries Conservancy Act on behalf of Rhode Island fisherman before the Senate Commerce, more
In a quick vote that went undetected by those not attuned to School Committee procedures, the committee approved Tuesday night what could be a path to a teachers contract. The 4 to 1 vote was to accept the proposal offering teachers 3 percent wage more
To the Editor: While driving past Stanmore Park (on Warwick Pond) this past weekend, we observed someone raking and bagging leaves. My comment to my wife was we must stop on our return and thank the person. On our return he had gone. We later found out 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
To the Editor: Working together to benefit the taxpayers of Warwick, last month the City Council passed an ordinance that will directly support local businesses. The ordinance addresses the solicitation of bids for the city. While reviewing bids on the more
To the Editor: As we enter the last week of legislative session, it is more important now than ever for Rhode Island residents to call their state senators and encourage them to vote yes" on H-6023. This is a modest anti-cruelty bill that will allow" more
To the Editor: I grew up in Buttonwoods. I went to Park School in the '60s. I rode my bike on Metropolitan Drive, playing with my cousins, who lived down the street. I have great memories of those days. I remember another time in Buttonwoods, too. more
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