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To the Editor:Tent compounds have been popping up in various areas all around the country; Rhode Island and Warwick have had their fair share. As much as we all want to be sympathetic to the hard … more
Love and its expression is key to the human experience. All too often who we choose to share love with is scrutinized and castigated. “Just Like Me” is my attempt to say how much alike we … more
To say that summing up the city’s financial liabilities for its healthcare and pension plans is a daunting task would be an understatement. Our front-page story has attempted to paint the complex … more
“Have you met Victor? You’ll have to meet him,” WPRI-TV reporter Kim Kalunian asked Saturday morning. It was early, 5:17 to be exact. She filled me in quickly. Victor Colella, 96, recently … more
To the Editor: Gentlemen, it is my belief that the Warwick Beacon is one of the best papers of its kind in New England and that publisher John Howell Jr. is a Warwick hero. I have lauded associate editor Ethan Hartley for his writing ability, especially more
To the Editor: There is an old legend that says there are two wolves in all of us. One is an evil wolf and one is a good wolf. The evil wolf is anger, sorrow, envy regret, arrogance and all the qualities that do not make us a person that others enjoy more
To the Editor: According to the Rhode Island Board of Elections, voter apathy in our state is approximately 42 percent. Also, according to the Rhode Island reform group Freedom and Prosperity, 32 percent of those who do vote are either presently employed more
The scene has been repeated many times at T.F. Green Airport, with tears flowing and banners waving as dozens of veterans embrace their loved ones. It's why the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs' 24th Honor Flight - codenamed X-Ray" - was a" more
To the Editor: This September 11 is the 18th anniversary of the worst tragedy in American history, but there are still no answers and no explanations that are believable. However, this the month the University of Alaska, under the direction of Dr. L. more
By JOSEPH CROWLEY Failing to heed the research, we have been torturing our students and teachers for two decades. No Child Left Behind (NCLB) created the misconception learning gaps between rich and poor were a problem created by schools. Disciplinarians more
By HERB WEISS The City of Pawtucket's Arts and Culture Commission hosts a major exhibit of the work of 90-year-old internationally acclaimed Artist, Mihail Simeonov, running from September 19 through December 31. An opening reception to meet Mihai will more
Another year passes and yet the memories remain as fresh as ever - a world that changed in the blink of an eye, altered in a hellish fireball that scarred a pristine morning sky. We thank the members of Warwick's local government and state officials who more
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