Opinion
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We live in a time period where negativity, particularly toward government, has sadly become the norm. It is understandable why the public has a negative view of state government due to various … more
For a couple of years now, I have been writing about different proposals regarding a new Paw Sox stadium. Few Rhode Islanders support any kind of taxpayer insured development whatsoever. The latest idea is to build a grandiose sports park complex in the more
To the Editor: In a recent Beacon, Mr. Jim Morgan took issue with my article on the Apponaug Roundabout, asking where did I get my information, as he states his history of living in France and England argue against the differences. Well, I did get this more
Here's hoping you battened down the hatches when you had the chance. Hurricane Jose may not be bringing destructive force to Rhode Island as was seen in Texas with Harvey or in Florida with Irma, but the great outdoors will certainly be no place to be in more
To the editor: Most residents would agree that a car on wooden blocks without tires parked in the front driveway of a major thoroughfare is an eyesore. Unfortunately, there is nothing in the town … more
We are without question a nation of immigrants. Whether you descend from the settlers in New Amsterdam in the 1600s (now called New York), or whether you are descended from the Mayflower voyagers, or from the teeming hoards from various European more
To the editor: Many are beyond disappointed by the recent actions and vote taken by four members of the Tiverton Town Council. As a lifelong Tiverton resident who has attended countless town … more
To the Editor: Warwick absolutely needs pension reform! In my mayoral campaign of 2016 I outlined Part 1" which included voluntary buyouts that saved Texas almost a billion dollars. Warwick would be wise to copy that win-win idea. What follows is "Part" more
To the editor:Arlene Violet’s “Growing Decency Deficit” (August 30-31) was a breath of fresh air. We are constantly bombarded with articles on how”the other guy” is … more
It’s not clear if the word “deregionalize” was coined in Bristol, but it might as well have been. Though not an officially recognized word in the English language, folks in Bristol … more
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