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In a world that has become rife with exaggeration, overreaction and engineered drama for the sake of making headlines - no doubt the consequence of our ever-shortening attention spans and the sheer volume of things trying to monopolize at our minimizing more
Stress has become part of our “hurry up” society where we are overwhelmed with too much incoming stimulation, especially during the holidays. The season is fraught with a frenzy of … more
By WALTER BUD" CRADDOCK December is an important month for many Rhode Islanders as the winter holidays are the times when many people travel to be with their families. It will be an important period this year for the Division of Motor Vehicles as we" more
Is getting tough on delinquent lunch debts within our public schools being too tough? Is it promoting the practice of shaming students whose families have difficulty paying? Should school lunches even cost money at all - as many leading school systems more
By JOSEPH CROWLEY The scores are in. Rhode Island's students did not appear to do as well on the RICAS as students in Massachusetts. RICAS is Rhode Island's version of the Mass. Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) - a test of academic more
By KRZYSZTOF MATHEWS I have now been working in digital media for twenty years. Now in my case, I came to these tools and processes in graduate school. When I was in the illustration department at RISD this technology was not yet available in the more
To the Editor: I read Speaking Out" in the December 6 edition of the Warwick Beacon and felt the need to write in. Doctors Lowenhaupt and Bassen make a good point about family separation. I don't think anyone wants to see that happen yet again. To" more
To the Editor: In the last month, two different scandals have surfaced regarding Warwick firefighter compensation outside any legal contract. In the first, we learned that the then chief of the fire department (and former union president) executed a more
Nothing epitomizes the holiday season quite like generosity bestowed upon individuals who need it most, and generosity bestowed upon organizations whose mission is to help others within their communities. We cannot overstate the amazing work conducted by more
Finding the perfect gift can be difficult and, according to a psychologist whose interview I chanced to catch on the car radio, can be the cause of stress and anxiety at a time of year thought to be full of joy. I can relate to that, for I used to more
To the Editor: Thankfully, I have the strength to respond to Zach Lafontaine's letter to the editor (11/27/18) entitled Trending toward younger elected officials." Zach is a Pilgrim High School senior and I hope that the word "senior" doesn't adversely" more
To the Editor: We had not imagined a few months ago, when we wrote to decry the trauma of forced family separation, that we would be called upon so soon to condemn, even more forcefully, another action of the federal government towards migrant children. more
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