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To the Editor: I want to share my experience and discuss my support for Brigham Health's acquisition of Care New England. After feeling dizzy and experiencing chest pain, a cardiac catheterization at Kent Hospital revealed five blockages, requiring more
To the Editor: Recently, a postcard with a photo of my family started showing up in mailboxes around Warwick, specifically in Senate District 29. It was important for me to take action because activists have been working for decades to pass legislation more
To the Editor: The Beacon article (5/9/19) entitled Councilman dockets `no confidence' vote against school finance director" by 8th ward Councilman Anthony Sinapi is an absolute embarrassment. As a dedicated member of the Warwick School committee for" more
To the Editor:Franklin Graham, an evangelical preacher, proclaimed recently, “Mayor Buttigieg says he’s a gay Christian. As a Christian I believe the Bible which defines homosexuality as … more
The proposed acquisition of Care New England by Boston's Brigham Health will enhance Rhode Islanders' quality of care and provide easier, affordable access to health care in Rhode Island, and will have a significant influence on our state's economy. We more
By COURTNEY HAWKINS Governor Gina Raimondo has made a commitment to providing universal pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) to all Rhode Island 4-year-olds by 2024. This pledge, along with other critical investments proposed in the governor's budget to support 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: The debate over gun control, gun violence and gun rights refers repeatedly to the Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights. While we keep arguing over and over on this controversial issue, no action has been taken to stop the killing of more
What a fate. It's hard to imagine that I'm out of projects. I'm blaming it on another rainy weekend day. At this time of year when there's so much to do, I had the projects lined up from planting the garden, trimming dead branches and readying the pool more
The revolutionary spirits runs deep in Rhode Island. In May 1776, it became the first of the 13 American colonies to formally renounce its ties to the British crown. It was four years prior, however, in June 1772, that one of the formative events of the more
To the Editor: The City Council will be taking up the question of ratifying the new firefighter contract that has been tentatively agreed upon by the mayor and the Firefighter Union leadership. The vote will likely come sooner than later as our city more
By JOHN McGOUGH Pockets of our country are experiencing a significant up tick in the number of measles cases. Measles is not a harmless childhood illness. It is actually a highly contagious, dangerous disease that can even be deadly. But measles is also more
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