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To the Editor:Someone has posted two signs announcing “Beach Closed” at the shoreline near the arch in Rocky Point Park. I’m not sure who posted the signs as there has been no … more
Numbers can be tricky things. Add a significant expanse of time to that equation and you have a recipe for many questions - some of which remain without satisfying answers. Mayor Joseph Solomon has heralded the recently released FY18 audit report as more
By RICK CASCELLA As reported this week in the Warwick Beacon, the summary of the findings of the FY2018 Audit contradict the information presented in the State of the City" speech delivered by Mayor Solomon in March. Despite the fact that the fiscal" more
Earlier this month, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence released a list of priests and clergy members found to have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children since 1950. It … more
To the Editor: The mainstream has a field day informing us that, 50 years ago, man stepped on the moon via Apollo 11, replaying Walter Cronkite and the videos of that moment when astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon: One small step for man;" more
By DR. JOAN JOHNSON-FREESE and MACKY McCLEARY Decades after the Cold War, the risk of nuclear war is again a serious concern. Russian President Putin and others have stated that the prospect of a nuclear war is higher now than it has been in decades. more
Accomplishments are often hard to measure, except when you're on vacation. Work can be featureless. There's a routine and a certain level of expectations if things are to run in an orderly and predictable fashion. It's a problem when it doesn't happen more
To the Editor: In all our public facilities there is an urgent need to be informed and practice the required means of public safety from most hazardous incidents. The first is OSHA's Emergency Action Plan. A few of the requirements are: a plan for more
To the Editor: Anxiety" has become a bit of a buzzword of late. And why shouldn't it? Repeated surveys and studies in recent years have shown that Americans' anxiety in general is on the rise. [1] But I'm sure you don't need to read the data and" more
All’s fair in love and upholding the First Amendment, right? Not quite. It may seem odd for a newspaper to take a stand against so-called “First Amendment Auditing,” because the First … more
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By STEVEN FRIAS Currently, Rhode Island pays International Game Technology (IGT) over $50 million a year for products and services to the Rhode Island Lottery. Recently, Gov. Gina Raimondo agreed to extend IGT's contract with the Lottery for an more
To the Editor: Many thanks to the Beacon, and to Ethan Hartley, for the fine coverage of the Warwick City Council (Warwick School Committee back-and-forth). Mr. Hartley brings some clarity to a confusing array of barbs and darts, proposals and more
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