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From the numbers, Amazon's requirements to host a second North American headquarters appears impossible, yet a number of communities, including Warwick and Johnston, have submitted plans to the state to do just that. Commerce Rhode Island will then 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
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
The numbers tell part of the story. On Friday the U.S. Customs and Border Protections, or CBP, gave the news media a glimpse of the expanded facilities at Green Airport. It's an austere environment more like a cattle chute than the welcome to Rhode more
There's nothing quite like a celestial event, the likes of which hasn't been seen in nearly 40 years, to provide some sorely needed perspective into our Earthbound activities. The first total solar eclipse visible from American soil since Feb. 26, 1979 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
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
There are simply no words to express life's most tragic sorrows - and nothing drives that point home more than when a bright, well-liked and happy teenager is taken too soon by forces beyond the advances of modern medicine. In the end, a not-well-known more
In light of present day geopolitics, it is important to reflect on Monday's remembrance of Victory over Japan Day, which marked the 72nd anniversary of the day that Japan officially surrendered to Allied forces and effectively ended World War II. more
The decision made by the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday to approve National Grid's increase in electricity rates from 6.3 to 9.5 kilowatts per hour, equating to about $17 extra a month on the average residents' power bill, has more
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