Letters to the editor
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To the Editor, For the young people who aren't too worried about getting COVID-19, a message from the past. In the early 1900s, New York was having a typhoid outbreak. Unlike COVID-19, which is a virus, typhoid is a bacterial disease -- which, like more
To the Editor, The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 killed over 33 million people world-wide. (I can find no reference that describing the virus as "e;Spanish"e; as being racist.) Then there was no 24-hour news cycle on cable TV and the internet to fuel the more
To the Editor, I cannot excuse Mayor Solomon for his approval of non-ending teacher contracts which will cause our beautiful students' education in Warwick to be negatively affected. Taxpayers deserve better. However, I want to thank him for his message more
To the Editor: Every week you can see Conimicut Village Association volunteers walking the long stretch of streets in Conimicut Village cleaning up the streets and sidewalks. CVA recognized over a year ago that they needed to be more pro-active with the more
To the Editor: It's amazing what one can learn from social media as I recently discovered relative to a proposed medical waste to energy project for West Warwick. I am usually not a fan as we often encounter "e;news"e; that is little more than more
To the Editor: In her February 18 editorial page column, "e;Why it's important to set PFAS limits for our drinking water,"e; Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, cites certain factors that impact healthy outcomes in our more
To the Editor: Joe Biden’s popularity is still due largely to his name recognition among voters who spend very little time following the news. The campaigns of Sen. Kamala Harris and … more
To the Editor: International Women's Day is about celebrating women and lifting them up. Right now, women in low- and middle-income countries are facing a cervical cancer crisis simply because of where they live. But Congress can do something about it. more
After reading about Mr. Coker's 90th birthday celebration in Tuesday's Beacon, I felt compelled to take pen to paper and say "e;Thank you."e; It was June 1970 at Pilgrim High School, 50 years ago, that one of your star-crossed students sat submerged and more
Open Letter to the Warwick City Council: I wish to thank each of you for your unanimous approval of my appointment to the Warwick Municipal Land Trust. As an at-large member, my responsibility is to assist your appointees in their quest to preserve open more
To the Editor: The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with The Light Foundation, is offering a Youth Wild Turkey Hunt in Rhode Island this spring and it is open to youths ages 12 to 15. The Rhode Island Division of Fish & more
To the Editor: Currently, we do not have a single national day to honor all our first responders. Theirs is a dedicated and high-risk profession. A resolution in Congress passed by the Senate is waiting in the House for passage to honor all on October more
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