Author Archives: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Portsmouth GOP deceitful on taxes

To the editor: Portsmouth residents: Did you know the Republican party is deliberately deceiving you? I saw their yellow flyer in the Portsmouth Times last Thursday, stating my taxes have gone up 50 percent. Wow! What a great example of misleading, nasty political posturing. The Portsmouth Republican party apparently thinks I’m stupid. Anyone who tells

Hikers head downhill toward the sea on a perfect fall day during this year's Walk for Westport. (Jennifer Lima photo)

Harbor Walk drew well over 300 hikers

To the editor: The Fourth Annual Walk for Westport, held on a pristine Sunday afternoon in beautiful Westport Harbor, raised over $15,000 for the Westport Education Foundation and the Friends of the Council on Aging. Well over 300 people stepped along a sun-splashed route on Sunday, Sept. 28 — roughly twice the number of walkers

Bristol Town Councilman Tim Sweeney and a Bristol Recycles volunteer collect styrofoam during Amnesty Day at the transfer station, hosted by the Bristol Department of Public Works and Bristol Recycles.

Letter: Amnesty Day loads trucks with recyclable waste

To the Editor, We want to thank the Bristol residents for joining us in making last Saturday’s Bristol Recycles – DPW Amnesty Day a huge success! Here are just a few examples of what you helped defer from the landfill: •    You filled 3 dump trucks with old paint. •    You filled 1 dump truck