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The next chapter in the ongoing saga between the City of Warwick and the Warwick School Department is being written, and it will be very interesting to see how this one plays out. The Warwick City Council has firmly and effectively placed considerable more
By MORRIS M. BOCHNER As a retired director of facilities and transportation, I get frustrated to hear of buildings in deplorable structural and visual repair in Providence. These concerns, which did not happen all at once, are a product of neglect due to more
To the Editor: On July 3 I returned home from work to a nice surprise: American flags on my neighbors' lawns and on my own. I saw online John Morgan of Slocum Realty donated the flags and the neighborhood children in Greenwood helped deliver them. This more
To the Editor: We would like to express our appreciation to Mayor Solomon and all those staff of the City of Warwick who are involved with planning and implementing the replacement of the playground at George B. Salter Memorial Grove. It is very more
To the Editor: The Alzheimer's Association Rhode Island Chapter thanks the Rhode Island General Assembly for its support for Alzheimer's legislation in 2019. Their actions will now have a profound impact on helping those that have been touched by this more
To the Editor: I learned to swim at the Budlong Pool, just as countless young people have through the years. In summer's peak, community pools serve a vital function: to cool down, stay active and get together. Following an alleged youth altercation at more
To the Editor:As a subscriber to the Beacon, I had to write about the article entitled “School lunch debt skyrockets after donations” and make a few comments.First comment is that the … more
By NICHOLAS A. MATTIELLO I am proud that the General Assembly adopted a pro-business, pro-consumer budget that reflects our commitment to operate within our state's means. We are fully funding the essential programs we provide to our citizens, more
As of 2016, more than 217,000 Rhode Islanders - approximately 20 percent of the state's population - were 60 years of age or older, according to the Rhode Island 2016 Health Aging Data Report. By 2040, that figure is expected to increase significantly, more
There's nothing more patriotic than a parade on the Fourth of July. For Rhode Islanders it's the Bristol Parade and, more locally - say Warwick - it's the short walk to Lippitt Park for the Riverview neighborhood, albeit it wasn't on the 4th this year, more
To the Editor: America has always been great. Last Saturday, June 15, I was yard saling at Arlington Avenue in Warwick. When I went to pay for my treasures, the owner of the home said, Your $20 change is all paid for by the gentlemen standing beside" more
To the Editor: Interventions are extremely helpful tools for families who are dealing with a loved one who is completely against getting help and resistant to going to treatment. If an addict is struggling with addiction, but refuses help, interventions more
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