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According to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, an oligarchy is a government in which power is in the hands of a few. Its second definition is a government where policy serves a small group of wealth holders with primacy. Two significant changes in government more
To the Editor: This year I had trouble getting into the Christmas spirit. As I write this commentary, I look back at the past year and I ask myself why. During the last election, it became so apparent to me, how our country is so divided in our beliefs more
To the Editor: So, the Warwick School Department intends to defy the collective bargaining agreement that they themselves signed on November 20 a mere three weeks ago (Warwick Beacon, Tuesday December 12). Or, in the words of Superintendent Dr. Phil, more
To the Editor:There is a line from an old Laurel and Hardy movie: Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into. The “me” are Warwick students, teachers and parents; … more
To the Editor: FIX NICS Act" is an outrageous attempt to strip the rights of states to regulate the safe and responsible use or weapons by its citizens. Republicans rail about abusive and oppressive federal mandates and laws. Until they collude with the" more
Although the Warwick School Committee has seen its fair share of unhappy jeering, booing and overall derision at the hands of Warwick Teachers' Union members and the general public during the prolonged contract upheaval, the pacifying promise of the new more
By RALPH DAVIS In the pouring rain a woman stood waiting to cross the street; she was soaking wet and getting wetter. It was relentless rain; the sort that soaks you to the bones. She had no umbrella. She watched and waited as about six cars whisked by more
To the editor: Just to clear your head of the bucolic memories we all carry of warm breezes and gentle waves caressing Sakonnet Point at summer’s end, please enjoy this image captured by … more
To the editor:For the woman who has written letters about coyote vs cat and thinks the cat should not be preyed upon due to her neglegence, should get themselves educated on being a responsible pet … more
While by no means has manufacturing in the United States recovered to its former glory, there is hope that a slight resurgence in the trade may be beginning, at least in Rhode Island. The commitment towards the craft in the state can certainly be seen, more
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