Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: This spurious crisis about the Southern border reminds me of a scene from the 1962 film “The Manchurian Candidate” The scoundrels keep changing the made up facts they are … more
To the editor: Oftentimes I feel like I am beating a dead horse when it comes to educating Tiverton residents on the Tiverton Taxpayers Association (TTA) and at the same time I wonder when folks … more
To the editor: Oh, my!  Good Governance: that’s what the TTA candidates for Tiverton Town Council ran on.   Now those from the TTA who were elected — I call them the Katzenjammer Kids — … more
To the editor: An open letter to the residents of Westport …  My name is Martin Costa. I am co-owner of Westport Camping Grounds along with my mother, Tina Costa. It has come to my attention … more
To the editor: This letter is in response to Joe Crowley’s letter — ‘RI vs Mass test score comparison invalid and unfair.’ Did you know that Massachusetts was one of the leading states … more
To the editor: Tiverton will have a number of new opportunities for growth in the near future. In addition to the casino we have a hotel, something we have not had since the 1960’s when the Old … more
To the editor: Someone should explain to the recent letter writers that not everything you read on Facebook is true. Take, for instance, the rumor that the newly elected Tiverton Town Council … more
To the editor: In 1970, a small group of community minded Tiverton residents worked diligently to fight against a proposed oil refinery which threatened the beauty and safety of our town. They … more
To the editor: I usually find myself in full agreement with Arlene Violet and the opinions she expresses in her column. However, I find her comparison of the biblical journey of Mary and … more
To the editor: Later this week, Rhode Island elected representatives will vote for their speaker, and all indications are that you, Mr. Matteillo, will be elected to that position, albeit with … more
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