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To the editor: Many senior citizens complained that the recent 8 percent property tax increase is driving them out of town.   In response, the town council formed a committee to consider … more
To the editor: This past week the Barrington High School start time of 7:40 was strictly enforced. I do not have a problem with this however many individuals showed up to the school with minutes … more
To the editor: Those who oppose a medically-recommended* later school start time for BMS and BHS will often question the need to implement a policy which has been proven to reduce tardies in … more
To the editor:It is our duty to remember those who are willing to carry out the difficult work of keeping us free. This became even more apparent to me at the start of this school year when one of … more
To the editor:During a lunch break, I ran into an elderly friend (let’s call him Buddy), who asked for a ride to Seekonk.  When I asked, what he needed in Seekonk, his response was … more
To the editor:Well, the word is finally out — pipes of the Kickemuit Upper Dam have been plugged up for a long time — a decade, if not more. Long-time residents attest to there being two … more
To the editor: TAPIN (Touch A Person In Need) would like to thank Barrington Shaw's and specially store manager Karen Medeiros for choosing the agency as their community partner and designating it … more
To the editor: Governor Gina Raimondo and DCYF have proposed a “voluntary” cut of 12 percent in current residential treatment reimbursement rates for traumatized youth and a $4.4 million … more
To the editor: The enormous costs of healthcare cannot be controlled by hospital closures and buyouts or cutting Medicaid funding. The solution is to pass legislation to create an improved … more
To the editor: So, this is where we are: building a new school for maybe or not, 68.4 million dollars on what amounts to wet lands (a former and present peat bog).   We, however, are told … more
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