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For the second time in a month, hundreds of Barrington children suddenly had their Saturday schedules cleared while their peers throughout Rhode Island chased after soccer balls on a typical fall day … more
To the editor: It’s easy, I think, to take for granted all the work needed to manage a town like Barrington.  Did you know for instance that Barrington has 21 boards, committees and … more
To the editor: On Dec. 14, 2012, Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and killed 20 six- and seven-year-old children with a semi-automatic rifle that was legally … more
Most people have spent a portion of their lives complaining about politicians and politics for the past two years. The frustration and anger are palpable, affecting people in ugly and unseen ways … more
I have been aware for some time of the deterioration in certain standards we as a nation have valued for many years — civility, courtesy, kindness, gentlemanly behavior, respect for others. America … more
The excuses for not making public documents accessible on the Internet is disappointing. It’s 2018 and the thought of this even being a topic of discussion is both troubling and suspect. I … more
Bravo to Town Councilor Mary Parella. Finally, a recycle idea that makes sense, that doesn’t invade or obstruct the way local companies do business, like banning recyclable shopping … more
Last week’s article, “Gablinske vs. Donovan, moderate vs. liberal,” was just another profile of a politician that uses words like “socialist,” “liberal,” … more
Instead of publishing meaningless puff-pieces and sales pitches from each candidate for local office, why can you not publish an honest and accurate resume or bio-sketch about each person running for … more
I’m responding to Mike Byrnes’ letter to the editor, “Universal Pre-K suggestion is irresponsible at best,” in last week’s paper. The only thing that’s … more
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