December 22, 2014
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‘A Christmas Carol’ The Artists’ Exchange of Cranston is gearing up for another Christmas season with its production of “A Christmas Carol” from Dec. 11-20, with … more
I love old movies. One of my favorites is “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.” It’s the story of an idealistic young man, Jimmy Stewart, who goes to Washington, D.C., as a new legislator. He’s a … more
Yard waste pickup ending The city has advised that Monday, Dec. 15 will be the final day for yard waste pickup this year. Service will resume April 1. Menorah Lighting at City Hall Residents … more
THIS COLUMN’S FINAL EDITION: Several months ago, after more than three years writing this column, I told the Beacon’s publisher, John Howell, that after the November elections I intended to move … more
Armenian Fest 2014 Coming to Rhodes on the Pawtuxet on Nov. 15 and Nov. 16 will be this year’s Armenian Fest from noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday. The festival will … more
Thunderbolt Homecoming Cranston High School East will hold its annual Homecoming Festivities on Nov. 7. A ceremony will be held on the front steps of the school at 5:30 p.m., with a parade down … more
THE IRONY OF POLITICAL PAYBACK: Just four short years ago, public service unions - especially teachers’ unions - were backing Lincoln Chafee’s quest to be elected governor. They didn’t have a … more
EBOLA PREPAREDNESS: With almost every problem this country faces, our leaders are a day late and a dollar short addressing the problem. It’s happening again with the West African Ebola epidemic … more
PREPARATORY COMMISSION REPORT EARNS “F” GRADE: After months of effort and untold taxpayer dollars spent, the Constitutional Convention Preparatory Commission issued its report. The report is so … more
OBAMA REDEFINES “BOOTS ON THE GROUND”: News that President Obama is now sending more troops to Iraq, to include a headquarters element from the 1st Infantry Division, the Big Red One, he has had … more
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