Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: Rhode Island's proposed ban on releasing helium balloons would help keep the state beautiful and protect wildlife. Balloon releases, which sometimes take place at weddings, graduations, memorials, and other events, send hundreds or more
To the Editor: After hours of testimony, debate and high emotion, the RI Senate Judiciary Committee declined to send abortion bill RHCA/S152A for a Senate floor vote. Pro-life supporters rejoiced and pro-choice advocates threw a temper tantrum. The more
To the Editor: This week is national infrastructure week. Anyone who has been struck in traffic, hit a pothole, had a flight delayed, or had spotty Internet service recognizes the need for more government investments in our infrastructure. As part of more
To the Editor: I want to share my experience and discuss my support for Brigham Health's acquisition of Care New England. After feeling dizzy and experiencing chest pain, a cardiac catheterization at Kent Hospital revealed five blockages, requiring more
To the Editor: Recently, a postcard with a photo of my family started showing up in mailboxes around Warwick, specifically in Senate District 29. It was important for me to take action because activists have been working for decades to pass legislation more
To the Editor: The Beacon article (5/9/19) entitled Councilman dockets `no confidence' vote against school finance director" by 8th ward Councilman Anthony Sinapi is an absolute embarrassment. As a dedicated member of the Warwick School committee for" more
To the Editor:Franklin Graham, an evangelical preacher, proclaimed recently, “Mayor Buttigieg says he’s a gay Christian. As a Christian I believe the Bible which defines homosexuality as … more
To the Editor: I am soon to be 66, a bachelor, and never married. But I am also vice president of the town council in Hopkinton, as well as chair of the local town committee of the Republicans. The school lunch issue payments are not an issue limited to more
To the Editor: The debate over gun control, gun violence and gun rights refers repeatedly to the Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights. While we keep arguing over and over on this controversial issue, no action has been taken to stop the killing of more
To the Editor: The City Council will be taking up the question of ratifying the new firefighter contract that has been tentatively agreed upon by the mayor and the Firefighter Union leadership. The vote will likely come sooner than later as our city more
To the Editor: Given the conversations regarding the acquisition of Care New England by Brigham Health, I want to share my experience with doctors from both hospitals. After being diagnosed by my gastroenterologist with a colon polyp, I was referred to more
To the Editor: As a mother who has experienced the benefit of childcare for the past nine years, I've seen how quality care can give children a strong start to life. I wish that every child had access to early childhood education. That's why I'm urging more
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