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Years ago, when there was talk of building the East Bay Bike Path, some along its route raised a ruckus, arguing that this path past their backyards would surely bring a crime wave the likes of which … more
In an earlier letter to the editor I cautioned all Rhode Island voters to beware of candidates running for state and local elected office who subscribe to the Progressive Democrat left — aka … more
For all who cherish a good view, great news from the owners of those twin towering Somerset eyesores that grab attention from every part of Mount Hope Bay and beyond. The owners announced recently … more
Money is the root all of evil. That statement is never truer than in Rhode Island politics. You can call corporate donations “Pay to Play” or “Corporate Influence” or … more
There is a “Puck” cartoon from 1888 which caricatures the “evil spirits of the modern daily press” as grotesque elves running loose, presumedly to infect the readers and local … more
To the editor: I've spent recent Saturday mornings talking with my neighbors about Liana Cassar, candidate for District 66 State Representative. These chats have confirmed my sense that most … more
To the editor: As a “frequent flyer” on the East Bay Bike Path, I was horrified to see chemical application signs popping up on the bike trail a few weeks ago. After several phone … more
To the editor: Dear Arlene, your Barrington Times article about immigration needs some clarification. To state that Melania Trump came into this country twice illegally is inaccurate at … more
To the editor: Like many of my neighbors, I received a mailing this week that can only be described as a misleading and insulting piece of junk mail aimed at attacking Senator Cindy … more
To the editor: My friend recently described her graduation from a prestigious MBA program years ago. She said,“At the commencement they said, ‘You have your degree, and it can never be taken … more
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