Letters to the editor
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To the Editor, The residents of Alpine Estates have fought against a zoning change on abutting land for decades. This fight has taken countless hours and appearances in front of the Cranston … more
To the Editor,    In light of the shocking attempt on President Trump’s life this past Saturday, our nation stands at a critical juncture. Such a harrowing event not only … more
To the Editor, Mayor Hopkins recently vetoed a zoning change in Alpine Estates which a group of neighbors have opposed for decades. The zoning change would have more than doubled the number of … more
To the Editor, Why is the city of Warwick allowing individuals to set off illegal fireworks every 4th of July without arrests being made? Why aren’t officers enforcing Rhode Island … more
To the Editor, Prior to the passage of on law on the safe storage of firearms, there were many who argued against such a requirement.  The primary argument against a safe storage law is … more
To the Editor, Why is the city of Warwick allowing individuals to set off illegal fireworks every 4th of July without arrests being made? Why aren’t officers enforcing Rhode Island … more
To the Editor, Without umpires the game of baseball would be less exciting. They call the balls and strikes and perceive from their own point of view. If there were not umpires the game of … more
To the Editor, I was glad to have the chance to read the messages of congratulation and encouragement offered to members of the Class of 2024(Supplement to the Beacon, June 27). But I was … more
To the Editor; “Hope” being our state motto, it’s very fitting that we never wanted to give up hope in finding a way to save Linn Health and Rehabilitation from closure. … more
To the Editor; The defeat of legislation to establish an office of Rhode Island Inspector General is a profound disappointment for those who strive for transparency, accountability, and good … more
To the Editor, In the 2024 Green Bond, $5 million is being allocated to logging and prescribed burning under the misleading name of, "forests and habitat management." Two Foresters, to be … more
To the Editor; What a great week! The bond that will continue to make Cranston Schools the envy of the state, passed! Thank you Cranston!! The House passed it's budget which added back the funds … more
To the Editor, The Herald’s May 30th editorial headlined, “A win for common sense gun laws,” displays a remarkable misunderstanding of the Second Amendment, while its … more
To the Editor: In a letter (published on) May 16 (“Dems trying to tip the scales”) AH Liddle pointedly asks what Beacon readers think of Democrats via “an endless series of … more
Dear Mr. Maine and students, Congratulations to all of you who took the time and put forth such sincere effort in examining this year’s Gaspee Committee’s essay question: … more
To the Editor, It used to be you could set your clock by it. The first jet took off at 6 a.m. from T. F. Green. Over the past few years the time has gradually crept backwards. One morning a … more
J&T’s Restaurant and Crystal Vizcaino would like to thank Joe Swift and the Johnston Lions club for all their donations, Marilynn and Mekka Domenico for their efforts, Tammy Todd and Nellie … more
The May 8 letter to the editor titled “Say ’No' to Rank Choice Voting” made several false assertions about ranked choice voting, and even botched its name. Ranked (not … more
An article appearing on May 4th of this year, in the Providence Journal, discussed at length recent legislation introduced by Sen. Alana DiMArio, Sen. Meghan Kallman and Rep. Rebecca Kislak, all of … more
Now that I have finally had the chance to catch my breath, I would like to extend my most sincere appreciation and gratitude for the outpouring of support that my family and I have received during … more
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