Editorial
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To the Editor, According to the General Laws of Rhode Island, the number one duty of a school committee is: “To identify educational needs in the community”. Based on the low … more
To the Editor, On Monday, January 8, 2024 I sent an email to Rhode Island Speaker of the House K. Joseph Shekarchi. My email was in reference to restoring meaningful cost-of-living adjustments … more
When Karen Daniel of Los Angeles l and her film team suggested visiting the Beacon offices Sunday I imagined she hadn’t followed the forecasts of a possible snow storm. I was wrong. … more
To the Editor, Martin Luther King Day is a national holiday to remember and honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his work for racial justice.  He was an ordained minister, as was his … more
There are few qualities we value more in the media world than that of transparency. As the famous slogan of the Washington Post has long declared: “Democracy dies in darkness.” It … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The Rhode Island General Assembly returned to business last week, with the usual feeling of something akin to students returning to the classroom for the first day of school. House … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The Rhode Island General Assembly returned to business last week, with the usual feeling of something akin to students returning to the classroom for the first day of school. House … more
To the Editor, The biblical Goliath apparently felt free to wreak havoc wherever he wished, simply because of his size. The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) and the Federal Aviation … more
It was a rhythmic clanking like snow chains only barely audible. We put down our forks and looked at each other across the dining room table. My first thought was that it was a new sound from our … more
We have a beautiful state, we really do. We enjoy the miles of ocean, beautiful parks, wonderful restaurants, and good people. You can get from one point in Rhode Island to another in one hour. … more
It may very well give a reader whiplash at how rapidly the onset of the artificial intelligence (AI) era has been ushered into our everyday discourse — but make no mistake, it is here, and not … more
To the Editor: Bob Grant has written a timely, but troubling, commentary on the status of the Warwick Public School System.(“School presentation a good start, yet so many questions”, … more
To the Editor, Do you ever park your car next to a space spewed with broken car window shards?  You can see that it's not a broken bottle but rather the remains of a car break-in. Whoa. Bad … more
To the Editor: As we head into New Year’s Eve weekend, I wanted to let your readers know that police departments around the state – including the Warwick Police Department – … more
We’re ready to get engaged. Actually, Carol and I were engaged more than a half century ago and now we’re going to do it again. Yet, this is a first for us.  In the past there … more
If taking a 40-minute ferry ride in the middle of winter to get from Providence to Bristol wasn’t on your Christmas list — it seems like you have lots of company. This past Thursday, … more
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