Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: I have the good fortune to work in the forests and fields of southern New England as a wetland scientist, and I get to enjoy some wonderful sights nature has to offer here. Unfortunately, there is another sight I encounter every time I more
To the Editor: A virtual classroom discussion in the year 2120. History does not forget. "e;Virtual teacher, you mean the states certified the votes, the courts upheld the outcome, and the Electoral College confirmed the election ... but 140 U.S. more
Editor's Note: At 79 years old - the birthday was Nov. 29 - Bill Hancock certainly holds the distinction of being one of the Warwick Beacon's senior readers. When he called to say he'd found letter he'd written in 1968 while serving with the Seabees in more
My Jesus was born to me on Christmas Day  Not on satin or Nile cotton but on hay. A simple stable provided his home  Not a castle or gated community in Paris or Rome. Cold … more
To the Editor: There's nothing new about people wanting and working to achieve greatness. Powers, fame, prestige, being rich are the word that one associates with the concept of "e;greatness."e; But Ben Franklin had another idea in mind. In 1729 he wrote, more
To the Editor, Just like many others, I too, don't like the restrictions in place for the COVID. I wish people would stop whining and stick it out. Stop following the fools who post on social media about a hoax, or it's not so bad. Just count the dead. more
To the Editor, With all due respect to comedian Charlie Hall, I must take issue with the message conveyed by his cartoon depicting Santa's sleigh delivering Coronavirus vaccine for Christmas. (Beacon, Dec. 10) Sorry, Charlie, but it was not Santa Claus more
To the Editor: Gov. Gina Raimondo accused me and my colleagues of "e;throwing in the towel."e; Among other things, I am disgusted and embarrassed that I voted for her in 2018. I never like to tout the work that I do, but I want the governor to know what I do more
To the Editor, Approximately 33 years ago, who would have thought that phone call would have reflected the rest of my life. Looking for an apartment at that time, I came across an ad for a 2-bedroom apartment on Kilvert Street. Calling that number, and more
Editor's note: The following statement was issued last Thursday on the news of the death of Donald G. Morash Jr: "e;I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Warwick's Zoning Board Chairman, Donald G. Morash, Jr. Don honorably served our community more
To the Editor: The COVID-19 crisis has changed our lives. Social gatherings, parades, concerts, and sporting events have all been canceled this past year. Holidays like Thanksgiving look very different than they have in the past, and many family members more
To the Editor: When you walk through our state parks, it is easy to imagine that the forests in Rhode Island have always looked this way, but in reality, the forests were very different when the first European settlers arrived here. In the early 1600s, more
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