Letters to the editor
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To the Editor:The excellent Beacon article, “Ethics commission finds Travis violated law, issues $1,200 fine,” was right on target. Her attorney, Robert Flaherty, has likened his client, … more
To the Editor: The attempted murder of congressional staff and congressmen is one more tragic event that should be a call for our nation to engage in open and honest discussion on the purpose and limits of guns in our society. I believe America's more
To the Editor: Like many Rhode Islanders, I'm no stranger to hard work. I've been a farmer, small business owner, artist and art teacher, and as a mom, I work hard every day to create a brighter world for my daughters. It's been a particular kind of joy more
To the Editor:On June 14, THE Providence Journal published an editorial entitled “Mr. Montanaro’s $50,000 perk.” The piece was a refresher on why Rhode Island has languished at the … more
To the Editor: Saturday, June 3 the City Council passed a budget that, for the first time in at least 17 years, will not have a tax increase. Holding the line on taxes not only benefits taxpayers, it also sends a clear message that Warwick is open for more
By PATRICIA JACOB As we approach the busy summer travel months, it's important to remember that our efforts to make our roads and highways safer must continue. AT&T launched its It Can Wait distracted driving campaign back in 2010. Through our more
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
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