Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: Recent stories in the Beacon reminded me of happy times I spent at Aldrich High. My favorite teachers were Eleanor Clark, who encouraged my writing, and Joe McKeon, whose sense of … more
To the Editor: It was Sunday, Jan. 17, after church when I decided to treat myself, an elderly widower, to French toast at IHOP at 10 a.m. I sat at a small table and across from me sat a couple … more
To the Editor: I have come to the conclusion that the America I grew up with, no longer exists! Everything that I was taught and learned growing up does not seem to apply today. My father was … more
To the Editor: Common sense has always been valued in our country. In 1776, Thomas Paine published “Common Sense” to speak plainly to America about the issues of the times. The ability to … more
To the Editor: I had a rough night last night. My furnace was not working and I had to call someone to fix it. It cost me more than $200 just to have the person show up, money I didn’t have in … more
To the Editor: On Jan. 7, Matt Bower posted the article, “Virtual high a choice for students,” which announced the school committee’s approval of the use of Virtual High School (VHS) … more
To the Editor: Two words: “Political Correctness!” It’s taking away our traditions, values and our right to express our opinions. Imagine, a New York City elementary school principal … more
To the Editor: Make no mistake about it America, our country is totally divided on all fronts. There is no “middle ground” anymore on all issues. There used to be a term in the … more
To the Editor: The Lifestyle story in the Dec. 29 issue, “All aboard for a glimpse of RI’s many railroads,” brought to my mind all the many years of living next to the railroad … more
To the Editor: In 1930 I moved to Warwick with my newly widowed mother, Amelia Furey. She bought a cottage on Scandia Avenue. My aunt Annie and uncle Joe Lizotte shared the backyard with us. They … more
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