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When Bristol County’s cross-bay pipeline was constructed 20 years ago, it was celebrated as a remarkable feat of engineering and ingenuity. Faced with the daunting task of bringing fresh, … more
Dear Gov. Raimondo: The small business owners of Historic Downtown Bristol have recently been dismayed to discover a plan to close the main artery for traffic into our area during our peak months, … more
Kudos to Pete Hewett for his May 9 letter, “Parents should be held accountable for students’ actions.” We pick them up, drive them to school, feed them two meals and babysit them … more
I am writing in response to Rep. Susan Donovan’s letter last week (“Evergreen bill restores balance between unions and employers”). The Evergreen Bill will ultimately raise property … more
I am writing in response to Eric Hall’s April 29 letter in the Providence Journal (“Blatant Conflicts of Interest Permitted in RI”). The “Evergreen” legislation that … more
I think it fortuitous that the glowing article about Bristol, honored by being designated a Tree City USA, should be published this week. I understand the need for inspecting and determining which … more
I strongly urge the Bristol Zoning Board of Appeal to refuse all of the requested variances sought by petitioners for the proposed massive building designed for Thames Street behind the … more
As warm weather envelops the region, we must once again be wary of ticks infected with Lyme Disease and other tick-borne diseases. Lyme Disease symptoms can present themselves just days after a tick … more
Tom and Marianne Bergenholtz wrote a lengthy letter in the May 2 Bristol Phoenix concerning the Belvedere at Thames Street project.  These authors made several good points. First, like … more
Based on Superintendent of Schools Mario Andrade’s several recent letters to the editor, I take it that he is convinced that the social, emotional and behavioral needs of school aged children … more
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