Letters to the Editor
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If we are putting the pressure of a curriculum on children in kindergarten, I fear for their mental health. more
Bristolians are indeed fortunate to have residents like Pete Hewett, who exercises sound judgment in his Letter to the Editor from Sept. 2. more
I wonder if the town, DEM, and the powers-that-be have truly considered the ramifications of disrupting an already fragile ecosystem, such as this. more
While myself and thousands of runners are going to sorely miss the Finish For A Guinness, we thank the Kee sisters for 15 years of fun and great memories! more
To the editor: By your receipt of my letter, the 1st Congressional District special primary will still be underway. Presumably, the glut of Democrat candidates scrambling for a special election … more
I am writing to express my concerns about the proposal to build a Mainstay Extended Stay/Sleep Inn on Gooding Avenue. The developer has filled out a DEM Wetland Application … more
To the editor: The Bristol Warren Regional School District (BRWSD) is in the process of seeking approval of a $200 million bond issue for the construction of a new high school and for making … more
During the summer months, many local news stories fly under the radar, and one that received little feedback is a new program in Bristol allowing bow and arrow deer hunting on … more
We Americans are different. We’re different from all other industrialized countries, and we’re different from one another. The U.S., for example, is the only industrialized … more
To the editor: In recent days, many residents of Bristol and Warren received a piece of mail attacking congressional candidate Aaron Regunberg and Representative Susan Donovan by associating … more
To the editor: The last acceptable citadel of fashionable public prejudice seems to have been confirmed in the Portsmouth Times’ editorial cartoon drawn by Charlie Hall this past week. The … more
While we have no quarrel with the choice of the editors, we do have objections to the process they used to come to that choice. more
To the editor: September has been designated Hunger Action Month by Feeding America, the largest charity working to end hunger in the United States. That makes it the perfect time to consider … more
To the editor: It’s been a wonderful summer in Bristol and as we look forward to the final weekend, I am writing to remind all residents about the dangers of impaired driving. As President … more
To the editor: The letter in last week’s Phoenix from a BHS teacher makes eminent good sense and adamantly implores the BWSB not to continue in its poorly planned choice to build the new … more
To the editor: Thank you to the Town Council members, cheerful volunteer workers, participating restaurants, police and firefighters, and all who were responsible for arranging such a wonderful … more
To the editor: With rising tides and worsening floods I do not want to see out taxpayer money wasted on trying to build a new school on its present wet, flood-prone site. I have lived in Bristol … more
To the editor: On behalf of the Bristol Historical & Preservation Society, I wish to express our heartfelt thanks to everyone who came out for our Annual Flea and Fair this past weekend. We … more
To the editor: Judith Byrnes’ Letter to the Editor (A safer bike path should be everyone’s goal, Aug. 10, 2023) sounds reasonable enough. But within its logic are several assumptions … more
To the editor: Last week's Phoenix featured a front page story regarding recent bills passed overwhelmingly by the Rhode Island Legislature which provides that any current or deceased full time … more
To the editor: Greetings from Twin Falls, Idaho! We traveled 2,540 miles to view the painted lines upon your streets. Quick question — who chose the colors? They didn't quite match the … more
To the editor: This summer, our daughter was fortunate to be part of a wonderful group of kids who worked with Bristol Theater Company. Their hard work culminated this past weekend in four … more
To the editor: It is encouraging that the town is joining efforts with URI to document changes to Bristol’s shoreline, but to what purpose? Photographs are useful in demonstrating … more
Automobile speedometers are not marked STOP or GO; nor are they marked SLOW or FAST.  They have gradations — in MPH or KPH — from 0 to 150 or so.  We use common sense, road … more
To the editor: Regarding the impending ill-advised development of the Bristol Yarn Mill Complex, I hope the pragmatic, forward-looking and spot on letters of Mr. Mascena and Mr. Salesi were read … more
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