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To the Editor: I learned to swim at the Budlong Pool, just as countless young people have through the years. In summer's peak, community pools serve a vital function: to cool down, stay active and get together. Following an alleged youth altercation at more
To the Editor:As a subscriber to the Beacon, I had to write about the article entitled “School lunch debt skyrockets after donations” and make a few comments.First comment is that the … more
By NICHOLAS A. MATTIELLO I am proud that the General Assembly adopted a pro-business, pro-consumer budget that reflects our commitment to operate within our state's means. We are fully funding the essential programs we provide to our citizens, more
By JEN COWART The staff and students at Jerilyn's Sewing School in Cranston recently celebrated the conclusion of year during the school's 12th annual Fashion Show. This year's show was held in the auditorium at Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick more
As of 2016, more than 217,000 Rhode Islanders - approximately 20 percent of the state's population - were 60 years of age or older, according to the Rhode Island 2016 Health Aging Data Report. By 2040, that figure is expected to increase significantly, more
Ian Robb, a 16-year-old from Warwick, will be heading to the Pokémon Trading Card Game World Championship this August following a victory at the regional level. This past May, Robb competed in … more
DISORDERLY CONDUCT Just after 5:30 p.m. on June 24, Officer Ryan E. Shibley responded to the sea wall on Oakland Beach Avenue for a report of a fight in progress. At the scene, Shibley met with other officers who had managed to separate the parties more
United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) recently announced four new hires to its staff. Mary Ann Canavan has been named EVP, Chief Financial Officer; Brooke Havens hired as EVP, Chief Development Officer; April Garcia welcomed as Director of Human Resources; more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Thinking about opening a business? A recent report indicates you might want to do it somewhere other than Rhode Island, as Wallethub's 2019 Best Places to Start a Business" study found the Ocean State to be dead last overall when" more
By JOHN HOWELL Monday was perfect for picking. It was cloudy, temperatures were in the 70s and there was a slight breeze. And, best of all, there were some ripe blueberries ready to be picked. By now Rhonda Shumaker and Joe Gouveia know pretty much what more
By JOHN HOWELL Nina McPherson had the feeling she would be paying more taxes this year, but when she didn't get a bill by last Friday and with the July 15 deadline for the first quarterly payment fast approaching, she took matters into her own hands. On more
Back at home More than 100 Airmen and several C-130J aircraft from the 143d Airlift Wing returned to Quonset Air National Guard Base in North Kingstown on July 4-5 from a deployment to an undisclosed location in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel. more
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