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To the editor: FirstWorks would like to pay tribute to John Carter (Providence and Little Compton), who was a wonderful supporter of the arts in Rhode Island. John, along with his wife Letitia, … more
To the editor: Those of us who care about the treatment of animals are always immensely grateful for the smallest of favors. This past week we received two pieces of good news that give us … more
To the editor: Dear President Mushen and members of the Town Council: We are writing to you to request your support as an “Intervenor” in a matter involving Little Compton residents and … more
To the editor: (The following comments remarks were delivered last Thursday to the Rhode Island Planning Council.) We are here to speak on behalf of Bike Tiverton and in coordination with the … more
To the editor: To whom it may concern, (which this should be concerning to any compassionate person) … This letter is urgent and I am asking for the help of any official to help shut down and … more
Gratitude and applause to those electric linemen who climbed up amidst the wires in frightful conditions these past few days. It’s work most of us can’t imagine. But National Grid’s … more
To the editor: So you have taken down your hummingbird feeders, and washed them thoroughly and stored them so that you can find them next April 15? Good for you. And speaking of hummers, this you … more
To the editor: In the November 2016 state election, Westport voters approved Question 4 — 52.8% in favor and 47.2% opposed — to allow the non-medical (recreational) use of marijuana by adults … more
If we simply ignore science, muzzle the federal scientists, unpleasant things like global warming and rising seawater cease to exist — problem solved. So seems to be the attitude of the new … more
Add “craft” to that list of words (ie natural, awesome, literally …) whose overuse and misuse has left them meaningless. Whatever craft once meant — the image of a skilled carpenter … more
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