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In Greek mythology, Sisyphus, the King of Ephyra (Cornith), was punished by the god Zeus for making false promises to the subjects of his kingdom. As Sisyphus amassed wealth and spent little on the … more
PRIMARY RESULTS: This column goes to production Tuesday morning in order to print in all three Beacon Communications papers. Therefore, nothing will be found about the primary results. There will … more
EBOLA PREPAREDNESS: With almost every problem this country faces, our leaders are a day late and a dollar short addressing the problem. It’s happening again with the West African Ebola epidemic … more
Few things command admiration than gadgets that get the job done. And there always is a new twist on an old gadget. Take the corkscrew. It started out as a simple devise: a three-inch section … more
NO SWIMMERS HERE: The beach at Bruce Bay in the …
It only seems appropriate to conclude this series about my visit to New Zealand with a story about two beaches. New Zealand has many beaches and I saw a few. One of the most memorable, because of … more
Rose gave me one of her contagious smiles. You have to smile no matter how you really feel but, in this case, there was good reason to be happy. “Oh,” she reported, “she’s doing fine. … more
SCENES FROM SOUTH ISLAND: Shown here is Lake …
It’s not what I expected, but then, not everything I imagined about New Zealand fit my expectations. Chris Riley dove under the fore deck and appeared from the hatch with a bugle. He sounded … more
This past week, the governor of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Gina Marie Raimondo, explained to her fellow citizens how dire a position the Ocean State is truly in. The … more
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