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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
To the Editor: Thank you and Rob Oatley for the article on the Stop the Bleed kits. I would like to give you and your readers a little background on why I donated kits to two Warwick … more
Name of column:Hart of the matter By ETHAN HARTLEY With over two years of experience at the Beacon, associate editor Ethan Hartley thought now would be a good time to weigh in personally on issues of importance to the community and beyond. This column more
To the Editor: Please join my team, The Flying Flapdoodles, for the Walk to Defeat ALS on Sunday, September 15, 2019. The Rhode Island ALS Association sponsors this event that brings people together for a fantastic cause: to continue patient support more
To the Editor:In response to the letter, “God, guns and guts” written by Richard Walsh, I have a few comments.Richard states that God, guns and guts are the real protectors of mass … more
I was on Sandy Lane headed for City Park Sunday morning when the barking from the van in front of me drowned out the radio. I could see one black head, ears flapping and jaw moving incessantly straining from the passenger window. Then in an instant there more
How much should elected leaders on the local level be paid? The question has garnered renewed attention of late in Cranston, where proposals to significantly boost the pay of the mayor and members of the City Council are being considered. We imagine more
Getting a clear financial picture in Warwick has not been an easy task. Even those with accounting degrees would likely have a difficult time piecing together the complex puzzle of shifting budgetary conditions that have developed in the past couple more
To Elected Officials: One month ago I sent a letter to the Warwick Mayor's Office, the City Council members, and the members of the Warwick Sewer Authority. I am sending it out to you again because only 2 of those 16 addressees responded to it. My letter more
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