Letters to the editor
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To the Editor:As a lifelong Rhode Islander, I was shocked to read the headline in a recent Beacon, “Wieners out, beer in,” on May 23. My wife and I are seniors and well acquainted with … more
To The Editor: I just finished reading William Emmet's letter to the editor in the Providence Journal (June 1, 2017), which posits his support for the proposition that Rhode Island taxpayers should contribute towards the construction of a new baseball more
To the Editor:“Cut taxes – cut spending.”This was the mission statement for my mayoral campaign. This is the mission statement of the 13,278 taxpayers that voted for me. This is the … more
To the Editor:Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) wrote “The Prince,” his cynical criticism of political leaders and the political system of his time.  What Machiavelli wrote … more
To the Editor: Where's the outcry against nuclear weapons? While many of us have marched for science, climate change, human rights, homelessness and jobs, one of the most serious problems we face is seemingly being ignored. The threat of nuclear war has more
To the Editor: This past week the Rhode Island National Guard was mentioned twice in the Providence Journal. The subject was the same but the contributors were on opposite sides of the fence. The news story told of individuals from the National Guard more
Open letter to Senator Reed: There is absolutely nothing wrong with reasonable efforts to protect the environment of the United States and to encourage other countries to do the same. However it is nothing but a fool's errand to expect that our actions more
Dear Graduating Seniors, I preface these comments by offering you the greatest respect. The accolades, soon to be bestowed, for graduating 12 years of schooling, should bring a sense of pride to those who revel in your success. Before being handed a more
To the Editor:I just wanted to point out that Tuesday night the mayor said the city “saved” $82,000 by closing the Buttonwoods Community Center. We have a budget of over $310,000,000. It … more
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank Troop 4 Gaspee and the Warwick Avenue Ace Hardware Store for their assistance in remediating the unsightly graffiti adjacent to the falls in Pawtuxet Village. Scout leader Joe Fontaine didn't more
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