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In light of recent numbers reported by the Rhode Island Department of Health, we unfortunately must dedicate this space of copy to something that most people really would rather not talk about at all. The rate of easily preventable sexually transmitted more
How often do you think about where things come from? We don't just mean whether or not you check if your candy comes from a factory that processes tree nuts, or if you know the farm where your vegetables were grown, picked, washed and delivered from. Do more
It says something about the direction of our society that we need to organize special events in order to be able to get together and have civilized discussions about the direction of our state, but that is exactly where we find ourselves. While we don't more
While by no means has manufacturing in the United States recovered to its former glory, there is hope that a slight resurgence in the trade may be beginning, at least in Rhode Island. The commitment towards the craft in the state can certainly be seen, more
There's something inexplicably cool about watching sports with a group of people - especially when your team is the New England Patriots. Sports is the great equalizer. Throughout history it has hastened the blending of different races due to the mutual more
The holiday season is in mid-swing and we at the Beacon are joyful to have the front page and inside pages of this edition filled with uplifting stories of selfless donations, longstanding charitable organizations that only grow more popular each year more
Few professions can provoke the full range of emotions, from unflinching respect and trust to belligerent distrust and anger, as law enforcement. With over 900,000 law enforcement officers in the country, it would be foolish to assume that each more
As a new year begins we look collectively forward in a direction that, ideally, will be marked by progress in all aspects of life - whether that be in a bigger picture way societally, economically, sociologically or just in your own life personally. more
People are sure to huff and puff about more delays to the toll gantries that were supposed to start tolling truckers this past March in order to make money to help start paying for a 10-year, $5 … more
In the blink of an eye, another Rhode Island summer is now a distant memory and the winds of winter are upon us. With Thanksgiving this week and the major traditional celebrations of Hanukah, Christmas and Kwanzaa just on the horizon, it is a time to more
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