Author Archives: Letters to the Editor

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Letter: Partying is not patriotism

As a native Bristolian who now lives somewhere else, I congratulate all Bristolians on another successful celebration of America’s Independence Day — and I ask you to stop this shameless self-promotion as America’s most patriotic town. There are three things about patriotism Bristolians need to keep in mind: Patriotism is much more than parades, flags,

Letter: Find something real to complain about

To the editor: No farms; no food. People all over the world have such serious day-to-day problems: starvation, persecution, torture, kidnappings, bombings. We complain about windmills and the bird guns (“Cannons blast neighbors’ peace,” in the July 24 edition of the Phoenix). Imagine if those shots weren’t to scare off birds but serious rocket fire