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To the editor: Jarod Mayo and his family prayed for the safe return of their beloved English bulldog, Knox, for over two months.  When the body of his dog was found in the closet of a Cranston, … more
To the editor, The Westport Planning Board had scheduled a public meeting for July 24 to consider various matters including solar farms. Because there was not a quorum of board members present … more
To the editor: The Village Improvement' Society's annual Chicken BBQ sold out! Many thanks to all of you enthusiastic supporters who turned out for this event. Merchants, volunteers and board … more
To the editor: It was with a mixture of amusement and frustration that I read that Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha is considering raising field use fees.  These mixed emotions stem from … more
To the editor: Why is it that whenever I drive on Route 24 South at the end of Route 24 (after the Turnpike Avenue exit) where the posted speed limit is 40 mph, there is always somebody attempting … more
As election season nears, I find myself thinking about the kind of state representative we in District 68 need. Our community needs a representative who will listen to community members’ … more
Imagine this. You have your credit card purloined by a low-income young woman who lives in South Providence. She charges hundreds of dollars in airfare for her and her spouse. A $165 service at a … more
To the editor: In response to Donna Cook regarding the Charter Review Commission (with all nine members being Tiverton Taxpayers Association), don’t fall for the “woe is me” cry. If … more
First came the news that the statewide Democratic Party endorsement went to a Trump-loving former Republican male over a female incumbent (later reversed). Searching through the local endorsements … more
To the editor:  From sloppy news reporting or the rumor mill, you may have heard that elected members of the Charter Review Commission (CRC) skipped a hearing on their own proposals to change the … more
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