Letters to the editor
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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
An open letter to a police officer I am a white woman, with a brother in uniform. Yet now, when I see you, I am afraid. Are you complicit in acts of police brutality? Are you a violent offender protected by a uniform, a culture, and a system so more
To the Editor, Throughout the history of civilization, fear has always been a tool used by those in power to control and subjugate. It can be very effective if one chooses not to think for himself. Mercifully, there are those who are not taken in by the more
To the Editor: I am writing this letter on behalf of all my constituents who have called or emailed me with numerous complaints. Warwick needs to have their beaches back. This has been the worst year we ever had with overcrowding, parking everywhere, the more
To the Editor: Attention Warwick citizens; Laura Sullivan's letter to the Beacon (6/29/20) entitled "An Appeal to the Police" states that she is afraid of Warwick police. In my opinion, I respectfully ask her not to be afraid and that she should feel more
To the Editor, If you have been following the RIDOH website you might believe that you have an accurate picture of what is happening in Rhode Island relative to COVID-19. Although the data is useful, I find certain key elements missing or not easily more
To the Editor: The death knell may already have been sounding. President Trump certainly didn't hear it. And, just as important, most of his followers - especially the more rabid ones - refused to admit the frightful music had even been composed. That's more
To the Editor: National Police Week is here once again, but don't look for anything posted anywhere announcing the fact because you will not find it. These brave men and women are our last line of defense against the savages that would devour us if more
To the Editor: My head is ready to explode, so I had to send this letter to the editor. I am 77 years old. I have high blood pressure, diabetes, lung disease, aortic aneurysms, heart failure, three strokes, kidney disease, and who knows what else. My more
With all the talk and hype of the COVID-19 illness I believe I found a feel-good story for the Warwick Beacon. Having older parents I have had to use the Warwick Rescue service on many occasions. Living in Oakland Beach we have come to rely on and more
To the Editor: The establishment of Providence Plantations by Roger Williams, a Calvinist preacher, was a monumental achievement in Christendom; for here the chains of ecclesiastical bondage were broken. The sword of state was sheathed in regard to more
To the Editor: What will it be like when we return to a new near normal lifestyle? For each of us it may different. We will first face many changes so as to assure us that we will not become … more
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