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Are you distraught by what our fellow Americans have done to our black American brothers and sisters over the last several weeks/months? Can you “accept” what happened to George Floyd … more
The murder of George Floyd lit a match to a nation loaded with combustible material. Quarantined and isolated for months, with tens of millions jobless, with economic stability shattered, with half … more
This is written in response to letters by DeWolf Fulton (April 21), Richard Sousa and Pete Hewett (May 14) and Gordon Fields (May 14). Although the three letters celebrate different aspects of … more
It’s indisputable that these times are best described as crazy and very difficult for all of us. Simple pleasures, such as seeing friends or enjoying a great meal in one of our many fine … more
Our family would like to say thank you to the woman in the blue car who stopped and played a solo rendition of the National Anthem in front of the half-staffed flag at our home on Memorial Day … more
To the editor: It’s easy to see that within the past few months there have been some profound changes in our society — on a large scale and on a personal scale — and the … more
To the editor: In the aftermath of the recent brutal killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, by a white police officer in Minneapolis, it is critically important for white people, including … more
As I learned that our longtime Town Clerk Lou Cirillo is wanting to retire, he deserves a “JOB WELL DONE” on his service to the Town of Bristol. May he enjoy retirement, and … more
As we begin to re-open our economy and our communities gradually get back to work, it is important to keep in mind that the coronavirus is still among us. Our governor, health director and town … more
With regard to the police ‘dispersing’ groups of any size, the First Amendment reads, in part: "Congress shall make no law ... abridging the right of the people peaceably to assemble … more
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