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Government can often move at a snail’s pace, a frustrating truth for anyone who has ever tried to have an issue adjudicated at the local court level. But Warren’s town council, legal staff, … more
To the editor:I'm disappointed that mistakes made by town hall have pushed back the medical marijuana zoning amendment once again. At this point, how can I not feel as if it is purposeful? More than … more
To the editor: Once again, legislation has been proposed in Rhode Island to ban battery cages for egg-laying hens. The Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, H-7456, is a modest measure which … more
When I run into people with French Canadian ancestry, I always ask if they have discovered an ancestor who was one of les filles du roi. Most don’t know what that is. When I tell them it means … more
To the editor:This country has sadly suffered way too many tragedies like the recent school shooting in Florida. Events have clearly shown that poor school security and failed governmental controls … more
To the editor:Last week, at the Bristol Warren Regional School District (BWRSD) Joint Finance Committee Meeting (JFC), the Town of Bristol and the Town of Warren made significant progress in … more
Warren deserves credit this week for voting to fully fund the Bristol Warren Regional School District this coming year. That its representatives on the Joint Finance Committee were not successful in … more
I recently moved to beautiful Bristol, R.I., from the Washington, D.C., area. We selected Bristol because of the wonderful historic community and the clean air and water of the Narragansett Bay … more
To the editor:Gun shows and rifle and pistol ranges are packed with guns. Why are those venues not common sites of mass shootings? Because anyone intending murder knows that those places … more
To the editor:“A gun, like any other source of power, is a force for either good or evil, being neither in itself, but dependent upon those who possess it.”Face the truth. Stop the … more
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