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Peter Hewett’s letter in the June 18 Phoenix (“Of Course black lives matter ….”), and other recent related events, compel a rational, factual response. Mr. Hewett … more
In response to the Black Lives Matter march and flag flying over Town Hall, a new group, Bristol County Concerned Citizens (BCCC), has petitioned to march to promote “traditional American … more
My son is a paramedic/firefighter and my nephews are also first-responders, so I am all for acknowledging the good works and life-saving actions of this group of public servants with the flying of a … more
I read with great interest in last week’s Phoenix about a new organization called “Bristol County Concerned Citizens” and then paused in astonishment at the blatant … more
I read with both admiration and dismay about the new group calling themselves, “Bristol County Concerned Citizens.” I admire their passion and desire to honor first-responders with a … more
To the editor: It's signature season! From now until July 10, candidates across the state are seeking signatures to get on the ballot. In order to get on a ballot, candidates file a paper with … more
As mayhem and destruction continue unabated, it is obvious that those involved are not aware or do not care that the very men whose statues they desecrate, were men of honor who believed that … more
He was born in London, the Edwardian early 20th century, when Britain still ruled the world's waves. But shortly after the death of his younger brother, their mother died and he was sent to New York … more
Apparently, to disagree with the Black Lives Matter movement is to be a racist. So, at the risk of being labeled a racist, which I am not, permit me to express my First Amendment rights to disagree … more
On a recent Saturday morning I was out for my daily run when I came across hundreds of racial bias protesters assembling at the entrance to Colt State Park on Asylum Road, preparing to march … more
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