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To the Editor: I would like to take this time to let everyone know that the 4th of July fireworks are canceled at Oakland Beach. I do wish everyone a safe and happy fourth and do wish for the holiday to be one all can enjoy together. I do hope this more
The alarming facts that 93 percent of Covid-19 fatalities in Rhode Island have been among persons age 60, and over with 80 percent of them were residents of nursing homes or assisted living facilities, are loud calls for action. We believe more
I was in the dark. Total darkness. I raised my hand, bringing it slowly to my face. I expected to see something before bumping my nose. I didn't. My world had closed in and my other senses heightened. The air was fresh and clean. I felt the gravel under more
As states across the country continue to see troubling increases in the number of COVID-19 cases - and the country as a whole experiences the highest number of daily infection increases since the virus first began spreading at alarming rates this spring more
To the Editor: As we approach the celebration of our independence from Great Britain I have noticed a number of American flags with a blue or red stripe replacing a white one. One EMT is flying a flag with a combination red and blue stripe. I assume the more
To the Editor: In response to the ever-eroding authority of the U.S. Constitution, some observations can be made. Governors cannot rule a constitutional republic by decree, proclamation, edict, or executive order. To close businesses because of the more
You rarely see anyone hitchhiking, and if you do it's unlikely you would stop. It wasn't like that when I was in my teens and 20s. Hitchhiking was a respectable form of travel, and if you were driving you returned the favor; you felt guilty if you more
By KARISSA NIEHOFF and TOM MEZZANOTTE Have you ever wondered what life would be like without sports? Now we know. And it isn't fun. No traditional Major League Baseball Opening Days. No professional basketball or hockey playoffs. No Little League or more
If there's any doubt that we have a long road ahead of us in terms of getting "e;back to normal"e; from the disastrous detour forced upon our society by COVID-19, simply look to the Rubik's Cube of complexity that is the state's ongoing process regarding how more
To the Editor: The Beacon published a story in April on the Buttonwood Beach Association battle over no-trespassing signs. The Rhode Island Supreme Court had just ruled that a resident does not … more
To the Editor: In last week’s Beacon, Joshua Kohler decried the “#CancelAllies crowd” for being upset that the popular North Kingstown donut shop announced it was ending … more
I'm one who pays attention to premonitions . well, at least, some of the time. For some reason, I had a strange feeling when envelopes to renew both Carol's registration and mine arrived simultaneously from the DMV. It made perfect sense they should come more
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