Letters to the editor
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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
Please save the date: June 4, 2024. On this day, Cranston will have a special referendum vote and there is only one item on the ballot, a question asking approval for the city of Cranston to … more
To the Editor, As for conservatism I consider myself an Ultra Conservative. So, let's examine what that truly represents, in the hope of awakening the sleeping giant of voter apathy, as … more
To the Editor, Joy!  What a wise use of highway funds! We refer to the Dollywood signs and wave fences on the Airport Connector.  A mere $12,500,000 to enliven the experience of people … more
To the Editor, Voting is our constitutional right as citizens and residents of Rhode Island. We need everyone to vote without any confusion. Whether you are Democrat, Republican or Unaffiliated, … more
I took the time to personally visit the so-called pallet village, on Victor Street in Providence. I can’t help but come to the conclusion; the same people who contrived this idea may also be … more
To the Editor, A common concern with the Safe Firearm Storage Bill (S-2202) & (H-7373) making its way through the General Assembly pertains to having immediate access to a gun for … more
To the Editor, It's clear to me that Rhode Island Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Warwick) is trying his best to fix that which isn't broken. In his recent 15 bill package, addressing … more
To the editor, Trees are our neighbors, our relatives, our elder caretakers, and deeply rooted in our communities. When we take care of trees, trees take care of people and entire ecosystems. … more
Dear Fellow Johnston Residents and Neighbors, On Tuesday, April 2, 2024, the Johnston Planning Board will consider extending the timeline on their decision from March 3, 2022, relative to … more
To the Editor, On March 20, Senator Bernie Sanders stood before the Senate chamber and voiced his alarm towards the current barbaric war in Gaza which will result in the death by starvation of … more
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