Letters to the editor
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To the Editor, Once again I must disagree entirely with the Beacon's editorial in last week's paper headlined, "Open season on illicit fireworks must end."  Yes, there are state … more
To the Editor, As reported in the Beacon, it seems entirely appropriate that Oliver Perry, the 9th ranked student in Hendricken's 2024 graduating class, will attend the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. … more
To the Editor,    In light of the shocking attempt on President Trump’s life this past Saturday, our nation stands at a critical juncture. Such a harrowing event not only … more
To the Editor, Executives at the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) are making bundles of cash. The President and CEO enjoys $800,000 per year in salary and bonuses. And we get an … more
To the Editor: In an editorial of June 27 (“Action on climate change must be bipartisan”) you write “While the state has set forth on a bold course to cut zero emissions by … more
To the Editor, Why is the city of Warwick allowing individuals to set off illegal fireworks every 4th of July without arrests being made? Why aren’t officers enforcing Rhode Island … more
To the Editor, An open letter to Speaker Shekarchi, In November of 2011, the General Assembly enacted the Rhode Island Retirement Security Act of 2011 (RIRSA). According to the Economic … more
To the Editor, Without umpires the game of baseball would be less exciting. They call the balls and strikes and perceive from their own point of view. If there were not umpires the game of … more
To the Editor, I was glad to have the chance to read the messages of congratulation and encouragement offered to members of the Class of 2024(Supplement to the Beacon, June 27). But I was … more
To the Editor, “Hope” being our state motto, it’s very fitting that we never wanted to give up hope in finding a way to save Linn Health and Rehabilitation from closure. … more
To the Editor, Recently, while driving down Veterans Memorial Dr. in Apponaug, I couldn’t help but notice the sad condition of the plantings in the median strip which runs between two … more
To the Editor, In the 2024 Green Bond, $5 million is being allocated to logging and prescribed burning under the misleading name of, "forests and habitat management." Two Foresters, to be … more
To the Editor,   In the Spring & Summer of 2020 I was a Warwick resident and graduate student looking to make a difference in the lives of my neighbors. Determined, I ran for our … more
To the Editor, Councilwoman and former Council President, Donna Travis is not just the person that has done “more good than anyone else” for the residents of Oakland Beach. She has … more
To the Editor, The Herald’s May 30th editorial headlined, “A win for common sense gun laws,” displays a remarkable misunderstanding of the Second Amendment, while its … more
To the Residents of Ward 6 It is with great sadness that I announce that I will not be running for re-election.  The last 30 years that I have served as your elected official on the City … more
To the Editor, To my friends and neighbors in Ward 3, thank you for the honor and privilege in representing you on the Warwick City Council the last eight years.   As I’ve said … more
To the Editor, I am writing to express my sincere gratitude to the professional, caring members of our local Fire Department.  This past week they assisted me into my home after I was … more
To the Editor, It used to be you could set your clock by it. The first jet took off at 6 a.m. from T. F. Green. Over the past few years the time has gradually crept backwards. One morning a … more
To the Editor: In a letter (published on) May 16 (“Dems trying to tip the scales”) AH Liddle pointedly asks what Beacon readers think of Democrats via “an endless series of … more
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