The Democratic gubernatorial primary has gotten very interesting.

Less than three weeks out from the Sept. 9 election, new polling shows the race between General Treasurer Gina Raimondo, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and newcomer Clay Pell has tightened considerably.

Raimondo, who now leads the pack with 32 percent …

FERRI PRODUCES A GOOD PLAN: State Representative Frank Ferri, the Warwick Democrat who is … More
To the Editor: The year was 1964, and I was entering my junior year at Pilgrim High … More
To the Editor: I have some comments on Kevin Vealey’s August 14 letter to the … More
Fifty years is a lifespan for some people – a long time during which a lot can happen. … More
Roads and infrastructure in the Ocean State are frequent topics of conversation, although … More
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Millions of Americans were shocked to hear that 63-year-old Robin Williams died from an … More
Somebody once said that there’s only a handful of basic stories in the world, and that … More
It was Governor’s Bay Day this past weekend, where the bonus was free parking and free … More
Following meetings with dozens of business leaders from a cross section of industries, I … More
If you’ve filled your tank in the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed the recent … More
Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

Does the liquid that emerges from the leech line undergo some kind of purification treatment when it comes out of the leech lines? No, it’s the same water that leeches out of a cesspool down to the water table, so what’s the difference between a cesspool and a septic system?

The solids in my …

To the Editor: An unusual situation has taken place with the Market Basket supermarket … More
To the Editor: Recently, the drinking water of 400,000 Toledo residents was fouled by … More
To the Editor: Pertaining to the recent antics of the Warwick City Council, I would … More
To the Editor: When I opened today’s editorial page in the Beacon, I thought I was … More
Millions of Americans were shocked to hear that 63-year-old Robin Williams died from an … More
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