Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: In response to Mr. Rimoshytus, I absolutely disagree that cutting the school budget would make any sense given the uncertainties and costs of reopening the schools. We do not yet … more
To the editor: The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations is considering dropping the “and Providence Plantations” part of its name. I grew up in Barrington, an almost … more
To the editor: I’ve lived in Barrington for 19 years and I’ve never understood why all the streets in neighborhoods closest to beach access have No Parking signs on every utility pole. … more
To the members of the Barrington Town Council and Committee on Appropriations: This note is to request that the Committee on Appropriations (“COA”) put back the nearly $74,000 that was … more
To the editor: For the past month, I have thoroughly enjoyed driving through town and seeing the vibrant colors of the Pride flag flying along with our nation’s flag. During a time when even … more
To the editor: It's signature season! From now until July 10, candidates across the state are seeking signatures to get on the ballot. In order to get on a ballot, candidates file a paper with … more
To the editor: To the Barrington Town Council: The Barrington United Veterans Council would like to express its opposition to the Town Council's recent decision to fly an unsanctioned … more
To the editor: You either overlooked the facts or cast them aside in your June 10 editorial comparing the pandemic responses of Barrington and Bristol. Like you, I commend Bristol for the wise … more
To the editor: As a forty-three-year resident of Barrington and a Nana of eight grandchildren, who also live in town, I would like to give a great big THANKS to our police department. Two of my … more
To the editor: As faculty members of the Community College of Rhode Island, we are deeply disturbed by the murder of George Floyd and the continual brutalization of black and brown people, which … more
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