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The Tiverton school bus that hurtled off the highway and into the woods recently emerged dented but intact. But for those unfortunate enough to have been trapped inside without seat belts, the … more
To the editor: This concerns Mimi Karlsson's letter to the editor of Nov. 15 about legally applied agricultural chemicals. In making her sweeping, overly dramatic yet unfounded claims about … more
To the editor: Two week ago Michelle, a conservative Republican, and Elizabeth, a liberal Democrat, wrote to describe the free, day-long Red/Blue workshop we are organizing in Westport under the … more
To the editor: This Drift Road solar installation has caused so much stress to all of the abutters and other neighbors and friends affected by it for so long. We have tried to impress upon the … more
To the editor: The scores are in. Rhode Island’s students did not appear to do as well on the RICAS as students in Massachusetts.  RICAS is Rhode Island’s version of the Massachusetts … more
To the editor: It has come to the point that I can no longer sit idle and witness the name of one of Tiverton’s prettiest public areas be published incorrectly. I am writing about the green … more
To the editor: On behalf of Amicable Church, I would like to thank all of the area residents, non-profit groups and businesses that volunteered and donated to Amicable's Thanksgiving Basket … more
To the editor: I don’t blame the Marine veteran in Little Compton. His letter [Nov. 15, p6] expressed dismay that our Commander-in-Chief, while in France to commemorate Armistice Day, had to … more
There is one notion of public employee disability pay and pensions — the one that ought to be and once was. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner put it simply and well: “The disability … more
To the editor: I recently moved back to Little Compton over the summer after four years in Louisiana. As a runner on our local roads six days a week, I am used to dealing with the hazards of … more
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