Letters to the Editor
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I am sure you have noticed how an ordinary looking teenager suddenly changes into someone you want to look at again and again. I call it their time of beauty and that is what is happening in the Back … more
I enjoy watching major league baseball games, and the Washington Nationals, the Nats, are my team. To date they’re in last place in the NL East Division with a record of 35-68 and are beginning … more
I read the letter “Shall not be infringed” with amusement and despair. I would like to address a few of the claims the writer made in his letter: 1. When did a … more
As we look ahead to the fall, I have two major concerns about student safety while riding bicycles to school based on my observations this summer. 1. I have seen many young bicycle riders (and … more
I’m writing in response to a letter dated Aug. 3, entitled “Shall not be infringed.” I appreciate that the author took the time to reference some American history, specifically … more
To the editor:I strongly urge our town officials to support the posting of a Bristol police officer at our Town Beach on weekends in the summer.Our town beach is an incredible natural resource and is … more
To the editor:In response to the recent letter (‘On three Democrats running as Independents’), where the writer decries the decision of three long-time Democrat politicians to leave the … more
To the editor: The Phoenix published in last week’s edition a letter from Barbara Robinson deploring the urgency to approve the Robin Rug development. Without progressive growth, this town … more
To the editor:Last month, the Bristol Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Marker Committee convened a public meeting to present possible memorial sites and to gather information from citizens who were … more
A wonderfully scenic, and generally gentle ride, the Path provides a (mostly) safe place for bicyclists as an alternative to increasingly dangerous surface roads. Unfortunately, there is trouble in paradise... more
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