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To the editor: Mr. Bennis is correct to identify the southern terminus of Route 24 as a hazard, but I'm not convinced it is a safety issue. What we lack are skilled and attentive drivers. In a … 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: 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: 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
To the editor: As a Rhode Island veterinarian, Barrington resident, and voter, I’m anxiously waiting for the Rhode Island Senate to finally give a vote to H.7456, a commonsense measure to … more
To the editor: An open letter to the R.I. Department of Transportation: Greetings, I have not heard back the answers to my previous email.  Based on observation, I am guessing that … more
To the editor: On June 13, 13,000 Portsmouth Water and Fire District voters will have the unique opportunity to write in my name, John Vitkevich, for tax collector. There are 13,000 of you, 02871 … more
To the editor: Why should Rhode Island electric ratepayers subsidize an incinerator? If Rhode Island legislators expand the definition of net-metering resources to include “biomass” … more
To the editor: Safe, clean water efficiently flowing to your tap is something you don't want to have to worry about. I’m John McDaid, and I want to help make that happen. I’m running … more
To the editor: On June 13, 2018 voters of the Portsmouth Water and Fire District (PWFD) will be asked to vote for tax collector (one position) and tax assessor (two positions). Poll hours are 7 … more
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