Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: In 1991 our U.S. Congress proclaimed March as Irish-American Heritage Month. With approximately 33 million, or 10 percent, of the U.S. residents who claim Irish ancestry, this affords a large pool of happy celebrants for events associated more
To the Editor:I am on an ancestry mission. My father, Henry “Hank Ace” Blackburn, was a left-handed baseball pitcher out of Lockwood High School back in the mid-1940s. He was a legend in … more
To the Editor: Records show that puppy-selling pet stores in Rhode Island source their puppies from USDA-licensed dealers, many with a history of egregious federal and state animal welfare violations. These breeders have received violations for a litany more
To the Editor: When I was young, I made a decision that would change my life forever: I picked up my first cigarette. It was only a matter of time before it became an addiction. Unfortunately, this was just what Big Tobacco wanted - that was 41 years ago more
To the Editor:It is with great sadness and anger to have read the Providence Journal’s article (2/8/19), “Labor, municipal leaders clash on binding arbitration.” To learn that our … more
To the Editor: I am soon to be 66, a bachelor, and never married. But I am also vice president of the town council in Hopkinton, as well as chair of the local town committee of the Republicans. The school lunch issue payments are not an issue limited to more
To the Editor: I admit it. I have become addicted to outrage. I didn't even realize it until I read Glen Beck's book of the same name. I thought it ironic because Glen Beck had written such a book. because he really started the Tea Party, where my anger more
To the Editor: The Fresh Air Fund looks forward to celebrating National Volunteer Week, which is from April 7 to April 13 this year. It is an opportunity to extend my heartfelt gratitude to our inspiring volunteers, hosts and supporters in Rhode Island. more
To the Editor: The Providence School System has been declared a catastrophe and is being taken over by the state. I was taught that the person or persons in charge of the city, in which the schools and other institutions are located, should be held more
To the Editor: My sincere thanks to the Warwick Beacon and reporter Max Frazier for the piece on a recent honor I received from the Senior Agenda Coalition. In my remarks at that event, I noted that I share the honor from the Senior Agenda Coalition with more
To the Editor: We'd like to set the record straight. In his guest column (Budget, education in spotlight at State House, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019), speaker of the house Nicholas Mattiello misrepresented the legislation being considered that would protect more
To the Editor: We are Warwick residents, taxpayers and advocates with strong ties to the community. From that perspective, we were aghast to read in the February 19 Warwick Beacon of Mayor Solomon's idea to evict the Warwick Center for the Arts (formerly more
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