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By the time Rhode Island voters have their say in the presidential primaries on April 26, it seems likely at least one of the major parties’ nominating contests will have been … more
It’s become a familiar sight – teachers holding signs warning against larger classes and calling for a fair contract. They have taken their message to School Committee meetings, where they have … more
Not surprisingly, Philip Thornton’s reorganization plan for Warwick schools, which he released without of fanfare (no press conference, no press release, no photo op on the steps of Aldrich or … more
For many of us elementary school is where we fall in love with learning for the first time, where we make our first lifelong friends, where we first begin to place ourselves in the world around … more
To the Editor: In response to Richard Corrente’s letter to the Beacon on 2/23/16, I will set the record straight and speak to the facts for him again.   In his letter, Mr. Corrente states … more
It’s now, officially, an election year. The campaign has been in full swing for several months, but the turning of the calendar to 2016 represents an important shift. As the days count down to … more
Fixing the state’s roads and bridges – and how to pay for it – has been at the forefront of debate at the State House for much of this year. Now, as the budget process for the coming fiscal … more
It’s a story that has flown somewhat under the radar in recent weeks but could soon capture the Ocean State’s attention. Seeking greener pastures, General Electric has been exploring … more
Governor Gina Raimondo and Education Commissioner Ken Wagner held an open forum earlier this week at Warwick Vets High School, and in general the audience, many of them teachers, school committee … more
To the Editor: Donald Trump is leading in the polls because he has been on national TV for decades and he has a loyal following of 3 million or 4 million fans nationwide. In the debates and at … more
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