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STORY OF THE WEEK: In a sure sign that the end of the General Assembly session is approaching, House Speaker Joe Shekarchi slated a budget caucus yesterday afternoon at the State House. A memo this … more
Spend enough time observing corporate American power structures and you learn a thing or two about when someone is on the right track toward enacting a decision that will help average consumers and … more
With an overwhelming vote in favor of amendments to the existing Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights legislation, the state of Rhode Island has finally taken an important step towards more … more
Our house has become a series of barricades. There’s the fence designed to keep toddlers in a room across the bottom of the stairs, the gate that isolates the kitchen and the table top procured … more
Hope springs eternal this time of year — for lovers of warmer weather and scores of starry eyed students looking to make the next leap upwards in their academic or professional careers. … more
There’s no denying the arrival of spring once the cherry blossoms bloom and spiked cleats begin digging into the dirt at local Little League diamonds across the state. This past weekend, … more
The many issues with the American healthcare system are often so cartoonish, so overtly head-scratching and backwards, that it can seem silly and hopeless these days to even point them out. … more
As reported in last week’s Warwick Beacon, Warwick residents and officials seeking to gain some more insight and accountability into the goings on of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) … more
With the advent of Easter Sunday approaching this weekend for all of our observing Christian readers, it seems an appropriate time in light of recent events to dig deeper into the themes that have … more
There are few industries as quintessentially tied to the identity of a state as quahogging in Rhode Island. Over the decades, the industry has ebbed and flowed with changes to regulations, the … more
If democracy dies in darkness, that logic should dictate that government thrives under direct sunlight. Such is the theory championed and emphasized during Sunshine Week, occurring right now … more
If ever there was a worthy cause for taking righteous outrage to the vitriolic world of social media, the recent string of animal abandonment cases in Warwick in recent weeks and months certainly … more
With oversight hearings commencing to find out how Rhode Island wound up narrowly avoiding an unprecedented calamity – and instead just got stuck with an historic, exorbitantly expensive … more
There are phases in life where we all need a little extra help. Of course, babies and young children require constant attention, care, and support in order to grow up into healthy and happy … more
As 2024 kicks into gear, we’ve already seen a glimpse of the tumultuous times ahead. One section of the state remains cut off from the other, with no clear end to the chaos in sight, while … more
In the past week, news broke that different press outlets were charged differing amounts of money to access public records associated with the inspection and closure of the Washington Bridge. … more
A common saying for procrastinators everywhere is that “we’ll cross that bridge when we get there.” Well, the bridge is here, it’s possibly irreparably broken, and … more
As sure as life, death, and the Buffalo Bills losing in a high-stakes playoff game, so too is there a certainty that no state budget will satisfy every taxpayer that ultimately helps to foot the … more
It seems a little silly to be pontificating about the weather in a region that is nationally known for being absurdly inconsistent when it comes to the moods of Mother Nature. However, given … more
There are few qualities we value more in the media world than that of transparency. As the famous slogan of the Washington Post has long declared: “Democracy dies in darkness.” It … more
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