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As an advocate for firearms’ rights in Rhode Island, I 100 percent agree that any amount violence, with or without firearms, should be of concern to us all. However, heeding the clamor of the … more
To the editor: Our new climate czar John Kerry was asked after an executive order cancelled the Keystone XL pipeline how the folks who lost 11,000 jobs could be helped. His answer was a masterwork … more
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority’s move to fully automated toll collection this week is welcome and long overdue. Starting Feb. 14, the bridge authority will launch a … more
In 2019, the same year that Forbes magazine listed Rhode Island as the nation’s worst state in which to do business, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation  unveiled its Bike … more
The proposed Bristol Bike Path Connector is receiving much attention from Bristol residents, which suggests that Bristolians are invested in the future of their town. A desire to make some areas of … more
The saga of severance payments to retired town employees continues, as evidenced by the extensive coverage of the subject in last week’s Phoenix. And while the article was very detailed, there … more
There are many reasons to support the proposed extension of the East Bay Bike Path to the Mt. Hope Bridge. It will bring more visitors to town to help our local businesses. It will encourage … more
Opposition to parts of the proposed Bristol Bike Path Connector is completely understandable. It is very reminiscent, however, of the opposition which started in 1981 to proposals for the East Bay … more
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEIC) was probably doomed well before the Jan. 20 Town Council meeting. Bristol County Concerned Citizens (BCCC) and their supporters did an effective … more
The overwhelming stupidity of the letter by Nathanael Cooper of Narragansett (“Do you like living in the Land of the Masked?” Feb. 4) is surpassed only by the Bristol Phoenix printixng … more
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