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To the Editor: Many thanks to the Beacon, and to Ethan Hartley, for the fine coverage of the Warwick City Council (Warwick School Committee back-and-forth). Mr. Hartley brings some clarity to a confusing array of barbs and darts, proposals and more
My wife and I recently had an opportunity to see the Rolling Stones, who paid a visit to Gillette Stadium. Deep into their 70s, having experienced significant wear and tear, they somehow continue to exhibit incredible energy after more
Jeremy Rix would frown at this. He is the councilman who, in an effort to combat neighborhood rodents of the long tail variety, introduced the ordinance that now makes it an offense to spread birdseed in your yard. Seed is restricted to a feeder, or you more
Saturday's heat across the state was blistering, even record setting, but it didn't prevent the Cranston community from coming out to remember one of its own. A Walk in Memory of Lauren Ise" was held at Hugh B. Bain Middle School near the peak of this" more
If the ongoing financial crisis experienced by the Warwick School Department can be symbolically represented by a cataclysmic thunderstorm looming over the city, then recent events and negotiations between the city council, mayor's office and the school more
To the Editor: Gun violence as a public health crisis is complex; there is no simple solution that will eradicate gun violence. However, there is evidence that states that have stronger gun laws and fewer guns have fewer gun deaths. I do not believe it's more
Dear Mayor, City Council and Warwick School Committee: My name is Michael Underwood. I live in the Cole Farm section of Warwick (Ward 4). I am the vice president of the neighborhood association, a husband and a father to a beautiful and bright more
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Summer has been anything but a breeze for Rhode Island, at least as far as headlines go. A pair of damning reports - one regarding the failures of DCYF following the death of a Warwick girl, another focused on the deep issues plaguing Providence's public more
To the Editor: Rhode Island's cities are struggling. City finances are tight across the state. Public schools are underfunded. Pension obligations are growing, and city services are being reduced. Some cities are teetering on the edge of fiscal crisis. more
To the Editor:In last Thursday’s edition, we were treated with a letter by Councilman McAllister wherein he explained why he lives in Warwick: “flags on his lawn, parades, arts & … more
I'm filing a complaint against my neighbor. It's become too much. His yakking is incessant. Just the other night I was awakened by his calling, me too.me too.me too." What on earth could be happening? The moonlit yard showed no signs of activity. Houses" more
By HERB WEISS With the dust settling after the adjournment of the 2019 legislative session on June 30, 2019, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo halfheartedly signed the state's 2020 fiscal year $9.9 billion budget into law. The newly enacted budget more
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