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Transit Bond Question – The right route for RI

Any state with a growing, vibrant economy invariably has one critical component: an efficient, reliable and easily accessible public transit system that gets people where they want to go, when they want to go.  Those destinations include workplaces, schools, shopping centers, and doctors and health care facilities, the core of people’s everyday lives. This November,

Letter: Time to clean house in Tiverton

To the editor: The upcoming election is a time for a much-needed change to the town side of Tiverton government.  It is very clear and apparent that the majority of our current town council lacks leadership.  The town is currently a public embarrassment. Below is a list of many examples of how anyone would arrive

Letter: Portsmouth GOP deceitful on taxes

To the editor: Portsmouth residents: Did you know the Republican party is deliberately deceiving you? I saw their yellow flyer in the Portsmouth Times last Thursday, stating my taxes have gone up 50 percent. Wow! What a great example of misleading, nasty political posturing. The Portsmouth Republican party apparently thinks I’m stupid. Anyone who tells

Hikers head downhill toward the sea on a perfect fall day during this year's Walk for Westport. (Jennifer Lima photo)

Harbor Walk drew well over 300 hikers

To the editor: The Fourth Annual Walk for Westport, held on a pristine Sunday afternoon in beautiful Westport Harbor, raised over $15,000 for the Westport Education Foundation and the Friends of the Council on Aging. Well over 300 people stepped along a sun-splashed route on Sunday, Sept. 28 — roughly twice the number of walkers

Bristol Town Councilman Tim Sweeney and a Bristol Recycles volunteer collect styrofoam during Amnesty Day at the transfer station, hosted by the Bristol Department of Public Works and Bristol Recycles.

Letter: Amnesty Day loads trucks with recyclable waste

To the Editor, We want to thank the Bristol residents for joining us in making last Saturday’s Bristol Recycles – DPW Amnesty Day a huge success! Here are just a few examples of what you helped defer from the landfill: •    You filled 3 dump trucks with old paint. •    You filled 1 dump truck