Letters to the Editor
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To the editor:During a lunch break, I ran into an elderly friend (let’s call him Buddy), who asked for a ride to Seekonk.  When I asked, what he needed in Seekonk, his response was … more
To the editor: In March, the City of Newport awarded a contract to purchase a new fireboat for the city’s fire department. The City Council voted to spend $887,642 on an aluminum vessel … 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: The growing interest in high school start time is a reflection of the compelling research demonstrating the unique sleep cycles of adolescents and the potential consequences of … more
To the editor:I am writing in response to Jason Desrosier's letter concerning the EP City Council Meeting of February 6, 2018.A review of the meeting reveals that Jason's letter is factually … more
To the editor: Once again TAPIN (Touch A Person In Need) has successfully completed its holiday season. Thanksgiving led right into our Christmas distribution with tons of new toys! With the … more
To the editor: The recently proposed American Health Care Act (aka “TrumpCare”) is a disaster for American health care. According to the Congressional Budget Office, TrumpCare will … more
To the editor:I have watched the circus, around the East Providence City Council and the resolution to terminate the City Manager, Richard Kirby. I have watched as a small group of self appointed … more
To the editor: I had read with great interest the Article on WPRI’s Facebook Page about: "A 198-page report on Rhode Island's economic woes is out today - with a detailed diagnosis of how the … more
To the editor: As a Riverside resident for over 10 years, l am writing to express my concerns, and those of my neighbors, about the confusion created by Vision Appraisal and the East Providence city … more
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