Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: I loved the way Arlene Violet morphed her column into a fact-check quiz this week, but I'm confused about the scoring. She said that one who disagreed with all the statements she … more
To the editor: Project Purple Week begins in Portsmouth on Saturday, Jan. 20, and runs until Jan. 27, but starting now you can get in on the action.  Imagine Portsmouth decked out in … more
To the editor: OK Arlene Violet, you are not over the top for Trump. (East Bay Life column, Jan. 10-11). Are/were you over the top for Barak Obama?   The eight years under that president … more
To the editor, The Trump administration recently announced its ecologically devastating plan to open offshore drilling up and down the East Coast.  Can you imagine the destruction an … more
To the editor: I want to announce to the citizens of Portsmouth that I plan to leave public service when my term ends this November and therefore will not seek reelection to the school … more
To the editor: On the eve of Mother Nature’s recent winter storm whammy, a business with a prominent sign on Main Road jokes, “So much for global warming.” (The same marquee recently … more
To the editor: The Portsmouth Historical Society recently donated several historic medical books once owned by Dr. Benjamin Greene of Portsmouth to the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown … more
As leaders of the organization representing the K-12 principals of Rhode Island, we are compelled to offer an alternative perspective on Arlene Violet’s commentary (“Child abuse reporting … more
To the editor: Last Friday night the Newport Navy Choristers gave a Christmas concert in Portsmouth and an estimated 350 people from the community came to hear the music and get into the Christmas … more
To the editor: The Portsmouth Trash Collaborative (portsmouthtrash@gmail.com) has negotiated a group rate for curbside trash pickup to help residents that need or want curbside pickup in … more
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