Letters to the Editor
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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
In response to the letters to the editor on June 6, “The Drag Queen imbroglio” and “Common sense no longer,” I offer the following for your consideration. Call it a … more
Following the one-time cancellation of Drag Queen Story Hour at Roger’s Free, the Bristol Democratic Town Committee issued a statement asserting that “[t]he library’s decision does … more
I am writing in response to the letters written by Michael Byrnes and Peter Hewett in the June 6 edition of the Phoenix. They both used words like morality, virtues, but they don’t see that … more
Diversity and patriotism are not the same thing. We are not a diverse town, but that's okay because diversity takes work and it takes time. The people in favor of the Drag Queen Story Hour are … more
In response to the coverage of the off-again, on-again Drag Queen Story Hour at Rogers Free Library, and opinions penned by those who believe representation equals indoctrination, I feel compelled to … more
Our local government has let us down, big time. I am talking about the many local mom and pop businesses that are here, persevering as best we can, lacking support from the town officials that we … more
Zoning laws in the U.S. were first enacted to protect property values and quality of life, so citizens know what their neighbor can and cannot build. Those who purchase property or have property in a … more
Drag Queens reading “stories” to children in public libraries — what could possibly be inappropriate about this? I, for one, believe the answer is rather obvious. But judging by the … more
The initial scheduling and then cancellation and then re-scheduling of the Drag Queen Story Hour have revealed a most unfortunate divide in the town of Bristol. It is extremely unfortunate, as … more
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