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I am an advocate for Property Relief Credit which is granted by R.I. General Law 44-33-3. Back in 2014, this law was revised, and the language deleted “Disabled Veterans” from this law. … more
To the editor: As pediatricians and scientists at Brown who have dedicated their careers to improving the health of Rhode Island’s children via both clinical care and research, we would like … more
To the editor: Cape Cod has managed to do school start time changes with much success. We can too! There is more than enough research to support later start times. Let’s look at some … more
To the editor: Well, we didn’t finally lift the FTM from the past to the present. But, we should feel relief and pride knowing that more voices were heard and listened to, representing more … more
To the editor: The results of the May 22 FTM have left our town with ethical questions. Dr. Lisa Daft was elected to serve the COA. However, during her speech, she did not disclose her conflict. … more
To the editor: We are writing jointly to our friends and fellow community members. We are Sam Read and Jodi Helman Multer. Many of you know us. We have an age gap of 30-plus years and we are on … more
To the editor: I wanted to reach out to make my opposition to the two-tier system known. We moved to this community three years ago solely for the educational system. We wanted to be part of a … more
To the editor: The pantry shelves are full again in TAPIN’s food pantry! TAPIN received over 5,200 pounds of non-perishable food as part of the letter carrier union’s 27th annual Stamp … more
The water ban has been lifted! Hooray! Residents of Barrington, Warren and Bristol are free to use as much water as they’d like, indoor or outdoor, without restriction. They can water lawns … more
To the editor: I can see Doug Rayner doing a jig in the heavenly spheres, in thanks for the Financial Town Meeting vote to preserve Lot 3A; my heart is overflowing, as well! Thanks first to the … more
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