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By REV. HARRY RIX For several days I have been tuning out media coverage of flood victims of Harvey, Irma and Maria. I am sick of hearing about floods. But I watched the DemocracyNow! news broadcast, available online, and could not remove my eyes from more
To the editor: On June 12, because I’m gay, I experienced a level of bigotry that I had not endured in over 50 years. I had almost forgotten it existed. Not since my elementary school days … more
Whether or not you agree with NFL players and team owners who choose to kneel in solidarity or be entirely absent during the National Anthem played prior to games is entirely beside the point. There's a problem of perspective dissonance that can never be more
To the Editor:Retired teacher Jeffery Miner’s letter, “Teachers made up the Union” (Beacon 9/14/17), facetiously questioned my knowledge that the teachers constitute the union. Let … more
Remember when your daughter was a little girl and she would ride her bike or perform some physical trick and yell, “Look at me, look at me?” There is an undisputable similarity with the … more
To the editor: In the lead story of the September 21 edition, "Council okays hire of five new officers," the police chief justifies the expenditure because of "increases in police activity in many … more
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
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