Letters to the Editor
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EDITOR's NOTE: The following is a guest commentary by former Bristol Town Councilman and Town Administrator Halsey Herreshoff. The Bristol Phoenix of May 18 well described the funding crisis of … more
Tuesday night I lay awake for a long time because I could not stop thinking about a conversation I had with a woman at the check-out line at the grocery store. After complimenting me on my … more
These are dark times when the very foundation of our democracy is under attack through hateful words and actions coming from the Oval Office. I am enraged and horrified by the executive order to … more
To the editor, Dear members of the RI House Judiciary Committee, I understand you had a hearing on Tuesday, April 11, on House bill H-5555 that seeks to legalize marijuana for recreational use. I … more
To the editor: There is a lot to learn from the recent defeat of the Senate Republican effort to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Every bill Republican leaders introduced had the same … more
A male and female come together and produce a child. With the modern technology ultrasounds, both parents look at their baby and are told they are having a girl, a boy or twins. That’s … more
To the editor:Arlene Violet’s “Growing Decency Deficit” (August 30-31) was a breath of fresh air. We are constantly bombarded with articles on how”the other guy” is … more
To the editor:When regionalization was first proposed I was a staunch supporter. The benefits for the future education of our youth in both the communities of Bristol and Warren certainly were … more
To the editor, Energy — namely, electricity — is the modern day “fire” that drives our economy. As a former administrator of the RI Office of Energy Resources and as the RI … more
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I am writing in regards recent vote changing Bristol’s stance on illegal immigration and enforcement of federal immigration laws. As a legal immigrant myself, I know the … more
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