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Speak-Out: Frivolous cop calls, top-heavy schools

Speak-Out: Frivolous cop calls, top-heavy schools

Speak-Out: Frivolous cop calls, top-heavy schools These PEOPLE ON SOUSA STREET. It seems like theres always at least one to five weekly police calls. Every week, our police have to go there. I know they have to respond, but I think they should start charging for visits if it’s the same person. It’s absolutely ridiculous

Letter: Support Tiverton Budget #1

Eleven years ago when we began working on budgets together, the local tax cap was 5.5%, which we both believe, was too high. Then it went down gradually every year until it reached its current level of 4%. During that time, we along with members of the School Committee have worked hard with the Budget

Letter: Writer’s case against marijuana legalization flawed

To the editor: A recent letter by Ms. Kathleen Melvin of the Portsmouth Prevention Coalition asserts that legalization of marijuana would be “the last nail in the coffin” of Rhode Island, but bases her argument on religious bigotry, partisan politics and mischaracterized science. Referencing a story in the Providence Journal (“Church that uses marijuana to

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