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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
Once again America's school children are back in the classroom, and what were once normal expectations about the prospective educational experience of any given student are no longer guaranteed. Modern education is far afield from the plans of teaching more
By MERI R. KENNEDY FUN-raiser for RI schools The RI Shriners will be hosting a FUN-Raiser for R.I. Schools on Sept. 19, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. All R.I. schools can win cash for their school. The top two schools with the most adult attendees will receive more
A survey was recently published by the Rhode Island Department of Education, which asked more than 113,000 teachers, parents and students from grades 3-12 from across each district in the state questions pertaining to school pride, school anxiety and more
To the Editor: The very enlightening Beacon article A plan to revive Warwick Schools" (8/8/17) by Brandon Pearson was well thought-out with many fine suggestions aimed at improving our students' education. I would agree with many of them but not all of" more
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