Author Archives: Letters to the Editor

Community helps mission for hunger-free East Bay

To the editor: On behalf of all of us at the East Bay Food Pantry, I would like to thank our community for the incredible outpouring of support we have experienced during this holiday season. Numerous individuals, families, schools, businesses, churches and civic organizations have donated funds and food to help us carry out our

Employees at Clements’ Marketplace pose with items to be donated to the Rhode Island Food Bank.

Letter: Clements’ in Portsmouth collects for R.I. Food Bank

To the editor: Wow another year has almost come and gone! Sometimes it feels like there are just not enough hours in the day. December has last-minute holiday shopping, holiday parties, family get-togethers, and much more. During this time of year it’s easy to get lost in our own hectic schedules and forget what this

Letter: RhodeMap RI plan raises real concerns

To the editor: In a recently published opinion piece in defense of the RhodeMap RI plan that has come increasingly under attack, Neil Steinberg of the Rhode Island Foundation and Marcel Valois of Commerce RI said that “for over a decade, Rhode Islanders have called for an economic development vision, plan and most importantly action.”