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I am compelled to add a few of my thoughts to the conversation regarding the debacle at State and Thames. Overall, the expansion of The Belvedere is a very bad idea, like trying to fit the wrong … more
It defies logic how there could be dissenters to the Belvedere at Thames project who would prefer to keep an open lot with a two-tier parking garage and a stockade fence, rather than support a … more
To the editor: On behalf of the Barrington High School Club Sailing Team, we would like to thank everyone who helped us get to the ISSA High School Coed National Championships in Seabrook, Texas … more
To the editor: Here we go again! “The BSC Wins on Budget, But More Lies Ahead” should be the title of the recent, sadly predictable annual FTM showdown foisted on taxpayers as … more
Kudos to Senator Dominick Ruggerio for pledging to seek the opinion of the Rhode Island Supreme Court about whether internet wagering on athletics requires voters’ approval. Yet, he should go a … more
The State’s Child Advocate has released a series of reports over the last two years documenting 11 child fatalities and 6 near fatalities due to abuse and neglect. Apparently, there are 14 … more
To the editor: Re the Page 9, May  9 “News Brief” headline, "Online gaming to become a high school sport”: You’re kidding, right! Karl F. … more
To the editor: The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, May 16 in the opinion section published an article written by Fred Singer, a professor emeritus of environmental science at the University of … more
Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the state attorney general’s statement May 14 that criticized the Portsmouth and Barrington town councils for approving resolutions urging the … more
To the editor: In response to the letter written last week by Mr. Fuller, I would like to suggest that he missed the actual point of the "Hate Has No Home Here" signs, and is nitpicking the … more
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