Editorial
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Both Mayor Scott Avedisian and City Council President Joseph Solomon sounded upbeat notes in addresses during inaugural ceremonies. The mayor highlighted municipal achievements with particular focus on developments proposed for City Centre. From his more
Downwind is the place to be if you're a hunter or being hunted. But it's the place to avoid when there's a fire or noxious fumes. Rhode Island is downwind from the Midwest, and what is released into the atmosphere from the rust belt is the air we more
House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello will rightfully earn the title of magician" if he can deliver on his promise to eliminate the automobile tax in the next five years as he promised during his campaign for re-election. The motor vehicle tax is levied by" more
The New Year brings with it hope that Warwick schools and the Warwick Teachers Union will finally reach an agreement as Mayor Scott Avedisian joins the parties in resumed mediation talks. While the parties continue to meet in interest arbitration, a more
Every little bit helps, and when it comes to millions of dollars, that can be the difference between pulling up stakes and leaving Rhode Island or keeping a company here and growing jobs. Legislation first introduced by Warwick Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi more
To the Editor: I would like to answer the hate-filled “Liberal crybabies” letter published in Tuesday’s Beacon from the right side of the aisle. What bull, what exaggeration. To use terms … more
The words are the same, but the music the School Committee and Warwick Teachers Union are singing doesn't harmonize. Superintendent Philip Thornton is prepared to work on a contract agreement at any time. It could be weekends, for all we know Christmas more
The power of giving is no more evident than at this time of year. Stories of companies adopting families; giving trees at banks, restaurants and the senior center; churches and service clubs delivering food baskets; and toy drives, like the Marine more
A more than 14 percent increase, no matter what it's for, sounds like a lot. So it's not surprising Mayor Scott Avedisian would oppose the Kent County Water Authority's request to hike rates in order to implement capital improvements, in particular a more
It's heating up, which looks to be a good thing unless things get too hot. We're not talking about the weather, although, so far, we've only had a few days that could be classified as bone chilling. Temperatures are rising in the housing market, more
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