Author Archives: Letters to the Editor

Daniel P. Reilly fields a phone call on election night at the Masonic Lodge in Portsmouth. Photo by Tim Marshall.

Letter: Reilly thanks voters for support

Letter: Reilly thanks voters for support

To the editor, I would like to first take this opportunity to thank the citizens of Portsmouth and Middletown for the privilege of once again being able to represent you at the General Assembly. This campaign has been hard-fought, and I am incredibly grateful to the numerous supporters who have helped and given me so

Letter: Why Portsmouth left special ed collaborative

Note: This is a transcript of remarks made by School Committee Vice Chairwoman Emily Copeland at the committee’s Nov. 5 meeting. It refers to a Nov. 3 meeting of the Newport County Regional Special Education Local Advisory Committee, at which Superintendent of Schools Ana Riley talked to parents about the reasons behind Portsmouth’s withdrawal from

Letter: Republicans did nothing to fix Portsmouth turbine

To the editor, When Portsmouth’s wind turbine broke, Republicans were in control of the Town Council. They did nothing to fix it; actually, I believe that then-President Joe Robicheau expressed the idea that we should “take it down and scrap it,” which would have cost us hundreds of thousands for the demolition, and still left

Letter: Thanks for making ’Taste of Portsmouth’ a success

To the editor: Portsmouth Free Public Library recently held its 15th annual fund-raiser,“The Taste of Portsmouth.” Nearly 200 people attended the event which showcased local restaurants, breweries, wineries and liquor stores who all donated specialty items from their businesses. Items were also donated for the silent auction and the building was beautifully decorated with floral