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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
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
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