Letters to the Editor
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Refugee families from Afghanistan have begun arriving all over the United States since our country removed our troops at the end of August. Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island and the … more
At its meeting of Oct. 25, our school committee voted 5 to 4 to disapprove a project-based learning (PBL) program application to provide professional development training to teachers.  The … more
To the editor: Remember when - it was only a few years ago - that Boston’s parking lots near Fenway Park were gouging fans with ridiculously astronomical parking fees. Why would someone … more
Last week’s Phoenix contained a letter to the editor criticizing my opinion on the low police officer salaries in Bristol, and it appears that letter writer missed my point. What I was … more
This gripping headline was representative of two letters to the editor and an editorial in the Oct. 28 Phoenix. Both the letters and the editorial took the Bristol Warren Regional School Committee … more
For months now the Phoenix has covered the “news” emanating from the seeming disarray among Bristol Warren Regional School Committee members. Recently this havoc has spilled over into the … more
The Friends of The Bristol Animal Shelter would like to say “Thank You” to all of you who have supported us and The Bristol Animal Shelter in so many ways. We have sent out calls of … more
To the editor:Climate change is here and it is a threat to our state, our nation, and our world. President Biden’s plan to cut American carbon emissions has been shot down, but fortunately … more
The time has come to call out blatantly racist actions taken by some influential people regarding our Bristol Warren Regional School District, and this directly relates to shaping the future of our … more
Regarding the letter from Mike Proto about police officers’ pay (“Incentives are great, but police pay is still too low,” Oct 14), he has the audacity of saying this when most … more
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