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We were remiss, and considering the current state of our politics and our societal ills it was a glaring omission, in not recognizing the 55th anniversary of the signing by President Lyndon B. … more
To the editor: The Mt. Hope Bridge is a classic. She is beautiful by day and beautiful by night.  But there are even more beautiful lights at night than hers.  We call those lights … more
Kudos to our Zoning Board for seeing through the flim-flam reasoning behind the ‘Belvedere at Thames St.’ project. As dissenting members of the Planning Board and Historic District … more
The recent proposal to extend Wood Street to Chestnut Street, a spinoff from the Silver Creek Bridge Project, would be a disaster for the town. It would funnel traffic from Metacom through the quiet … more
Your editorial criticizes the Democratic Town Committee for “boasting” about the role of local Democrats in helping to pass House bill H5171B, which extended the statute of … more
The reporting about David Barboza and his alleged pattern of sexual abuse of children, painstakingly written by Amanda Milkovitz in the Boston Globe, was earth-shattering. It took my breath away and … more
The Bristol community sponsors throughout the year a number of concerts and events, like the Fourth of July Parade, for the benefit of local residents and visitors. Press coverage and letters to the … more
After reading the two lengthy articles in the Phoenix and Boston Globe regarding numerous allegations against a well known local “civic leader,” I was angered, but not at all surprised. … more
Every organization that welcomed, embraced and empowered an accused predator owes this community an apology. That list begins with St. Mary’s Church and the Bristol Democratic Town Committee, … more
To the editor: For over a year now my heart has ached thinking about the people, especially the children, being held in detention camps in El Paso, my hometown. I’ve prayed, cried, contacted … more
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