Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: As we approach the celebration of our independence from Great Britain I have noticed a number of American flags with a blue or red stripe replacing a white one. One EMT is flying a flag with a combination red and blue stripe. I assume the more
To the Editor, In last week’s Beacon, Joshua Kohler decried the “#CancelAllies crowd” for being upset that the popular North Kingstown donut shop announced it was ending … more
An open letter to a police officer I am a white woman, with a brother in uniform. Yet now, when I see you, I am afraid. Are you complicit in acts of police brutality? Are you a violent offender protected by a uniform, a culture, and a system so more
My Facebook feed has become an interesting blend of voices over the years. Making friends through my work and travels, it covers a broad spectrum of people, places and opinions. Toward the end of the evening on Saturday, June 6, multiple users from the more
To the Editor: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten the health of millions of Americans, individuals in nursing homes and assisted living communities are especially vulnerable and face additional challenges. According to the Alzheimer's more
To the Editor, Most of us are disgusted at the sight of a police officer strangling an unarmed black citizen while three other officers look on. Those officers are a disgrace to the uniform they wear. I believe the vast majority of law enforcement men more
To the Editor: Due to COVID-19, my spring plans changed. This month, I was supposed to travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in Save the Children Action Network's Advocacy Summit and Hill Day. I was so excited to join hundreds of fellow advocates more
By HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS Our General Assembly has abandoned its responsibilities when needed most. The General Assembly needs to do its job: convene committees; oversee and make changes to the state's COVID-19 relief efforts, if necessary; plan for more
By HAROLD M. METTS We face unprecedented challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which also revealed the alarming disparities faced by our most vulnerable populations. The old adage remains true: "e;When the economy gets a cold, the Black and Brown more
To the Editor, Why you are already a socialist. You can't help, it. You are a system of connected and interacting living things that produce what we think of as individuals. That is a cultural artifact, not a truth. We exist because of a vast more
To the Editor, Our plates are full, friends. People are sad that distant learning will continue in many states for the remainder of the school year. Our empathy is strong for every graduating senior who will quietly receive a mailed diploma rather than more
To the Editor: For 66 years, I have cherished the time I spend in Newport every summer and at various times throughout the year. I am saddened that the 2020 Newport Jazz and Folk festivals have been canceled, but it is, without a doubt, the right thing more
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