Author Archives: Letters to the Editor


Letter: Even in death, Drew Peckham still making a difference

To the editor: This letter has been written on behalf of the grateful men and woman of the Portsmouth Fire Department. On April 16, 2014, Firefighter (Honorary) Andrew D. Peckham passed away after a long battle with muscular dystrophy. Drew will be long remembered here at Portsmouth Fire Department not because of his disease, but


Letter: C’mon Exxon/Mobil, lighten up

To the editor: Our good neighbors at Exxon/Mobil have been property owners in our city since 1915, their first incarnation having been as Standard Oil. They presently own approximately 782 acres in East Providence, most of which encompasses northern Riverside, extending from Forbes Street in the south to Wampanoag Trail (opposite Gate of Heaven Cemetery)