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Skeptics say the town’s future trash and recycling program is doomed to fail — with narrow streets, congested parking and elderly residents managing 95-gallon rolling tubs, there will … more
As a long time communicant of St. Mary’s parish, I am truly disheartened at how quickly some members of our church community were to throw Father Barry Gamache under the bus regarding David … more
The typical reaction composed by our press and public figures focuses on the “shooting” side of “school shooting.” But no attention is made to the environment that the … more
There is a report of a new plan for the Silver Creek bridge being considered by DOT that would properly address sea level rise and provide for a realistic work schedule. One contractor is said to … more
In two consecutive days, two New England governors signed executive orders to ban the sale of vaping products in their respective jurisdictions. First, Massachusetts banned all vaping products. The … more
An inaccurate, muzzle loaded, long rifle that took several minutes to reload between shots was the latest weapon technology in the late 1780s, when the U.S. Constitution and its second amendment were … more
Every town and municipality requires zoning ordinances and parameters to follow. It would be a chaotic practice if residents or businesses were allowed a ”willy nilly” approach to put up … more
On Sunday, Sept. 22, a few hundred people took part in the Autism Society of Rhode Island/Groden Center 17th Annual “In Step for Autism” walk and family fun day, which for the last several years … more
There is growing national alarm about the unrecognized dangers of vaping — people are literally dropping dead — which is why all parents should applaud a Bristol Police Department sting … more
At the risk of sounding redundant, we once again implore the Bristol County Water Authority to stop dismantling a freshwater supply that served this region for more than a century. They won’t … more
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