Monthly Archives: September 2012

Republican leadership has served Portsmouth well

To the editor: Elections are near. It is appropriate to “review the bidding” regarding the performance of elected officials during their time in office. Before beginning this review, it is best to bear in mind that these are all unpaid volunteers. Most, not all, conscientiously prepare for public meetings, reading voluminous material, speaking with constituents,

Stand together to fight Sakonnet River Bridge toll

To the editor: We have all agreed that we must stand together and support each other on local issues and we have accomplished some great things together.  There has long been a “divide and conquer” strategy at the General Assembly to pit city against city, county against county, and East Bay against West Bay. And,

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Car safety clinic Sunday in Warren

The Warren Police Department will hold a car seat installation and inspection clinic this coming Sunday, Sept. 30, behind the station, Railroad Avenue. The clinic runs from 8 a.m. to noon. Officers trained in installation will be there to make sure your seats are properly installed, and there will also be a limited number of

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Barrington politicians debate State Rep.’s voting record

Incumbent State Rep. Joy Hearn believes her voting record is something that differentiates her candidacy from others looking to represent District 66 in the state House of Representatives. One of Rep. Hearn’s challengers, Republican Manfred Diel Jr., agrees, though for a much different reason. In a pair of recent interviews, the two Barrington residents both

New neutering service available for Tiverton dogs, cats

TIVERTON — New reduced-cost neutering services are now available for dogs and cats belonging to Tiverton residents. The announcement was made by Placing Paws, a Tiverton animal welfare organization. Barbara Pelletier, a spokesperson for Placing Paws, said that Rhode Island law requires all cats over the age of six months to be spayed or neutered,

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