Letters to the editor
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To the Editor, A member of my family may contract the COVID-19 virus. A friend or neighbor may die from it. I fervently hope neither occurs. That’s why everyone I know closely … more
To the Editor, I never would have imagined a year without Easter.  In 69 years, I’d sooner imagine aliens landing or my children turning their backs on me. Yet here it … more
To the Editor, Just a note to encourage everyone to keep the faith. I have been a broadcaster and performer for almost 60 years. I have been entertaining nonprofits and charities for over 40 years. In that time, this country has seen many tough and more
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
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