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The news of this President's bigotry only worsens. Last month, Americans witnessed the tragic killing of George Floyd at the hands of a rogue police officer and our hearts were awakened to the bigotry people of color face every 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
It's a small craft slightly longer than 12 feet with a full keel, a graceful transom and a pleasantly curving bow. We're not sure of the model - she's been called a Bulldog - but that doesn't really matter. A brass plate just below where the mast meets more
To the Editor: Three cheers for Erik Thorp and his spirited defense of the name Rhode Island and Providence Plantations(Name change would dishonor Roger Williams - July 16) Mr. Thorp is correct that calls for a name change are based on ignorance of more
To the Editor: Support for our Law Enforcement has rapidly fallen nationally. Many officers have sustained serious injuries in performing their required duties. There has been rioting protests … more
Congressman John Lewis prompted all of us: "When you see something "that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up."e; Today, I see several events that are not right, fair or just. I must speak up. Covid-19 has killed more than 140,000 more
To the Editor: Although it isn't on the news, nearly a hundred families seeking safety in the U.S. from violence and persecution have been locked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in the Berks family detention center in Pennsylvania and two more
In the ongoing battle between our society and a thoughtless, tireless virus, we are finding more and more as time goes on that human beings themselves may be a more formidable opponent than the actual disease we're fighting against. Recent incidents of 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
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
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