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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
You wouldn't recognize James Herring, ["like the fish," he said] known locally as Buddy Love, from the front-page picture on today's Beacon. But that's him trying to adjust an umbrella to find some shade while he waits for the fish to bite at Conimicut more
To the Editor: The Supreme Court of United States decision allowing religious exemptions for birth control coverage struck me deeply problematic. Why does the Catholic Church hold contraception as immoral when virtually all Catholics in the US use more
To the Editor: Rhode Island lost one of the giants of pharmacy last week with the passing of Mario Casinelli Jr., RPh, at age 92. Short in stature, but tall in his dedication to his patients, his peers, his profession, his family, his church and his more
If necessity is the mother of all innovation, we can't help but wonder how innovative our state's school districts will become by the end of this pandemic. School administrators are staring down a July 17 deadline to submit their hypothetical re-opening more
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo's leadership in the fight against COVID-19 got national exposure via a story in Politico Magazine last week: "How the Smallest State Engineered a Big Covid Comeback." The story by veteran reporter Michael Grunwald pointed more
Great health can be defined in a number of ways. Some consider it to simply be ‘the absence of disease’, while others consider it to be the ‘ability to perform all desired … 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
"John," the voice on the phone queried, "maybe you can help me, my phone doesn't seem to be working." "But Julie," I responded you're talking on your phone and it seems to be working fine." "It's not that. The phone doesn't ring when someone is calling." more
To the Editor: Often, we hear questions about the role and significance of Chambers of Commerce. "What does the Chamber do?" is a question that you might hear asked in a given community. Although all chambers are not the same, they do offer many of the more
Last week the City of Warwick was bathed in the sunlight of a gorgeous summer day and the spotlight of positive press attention when the new Rocky Point Pier finally opened to the public after years of conceptualizing and delayed construction. Not even a more
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
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