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To the editor:I attended the BWRSD School Committee meeting on Monday, November 22, and was alarmed by the lack of adherence to COVID-19 protocol on display. The public portion of the meeting largely … more
To the editor:This has been a difficult time for three members of the school committee because of the unjustified and harmful slander by which a handful of school student union organization members … more
Regardless of who is in charge, who is departing and who is arriving, the Bristol Warren Regional School Committee follows the same process whenever it hires a new superintendent — which is no … more
As families gather for the most traditional of American holidays, on a day wrapped in traditions and memories, we hope they find many reasons to be thankful for the bounties in their lives. We … more
To the editor: For months, Pete Hewett has been sounding the alarm over Critical Race Theory (CRT). In his most recent hand-wringer, he writes, “Critical race theory ideology is real. It is … more
To the editor: In my last letter to the editor, I questioned the School Committee’s decision to deny a PD opportunity about project-based learning for teachers at the High School. School … more
In the decade-plus since the Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI) was first developed under the Carcieri administration, there has been growing, bipartisan consensus that we must end our … more
Bristol's planning for the adverse flooding arising from the long-term relative sea level rise is very important and needs to be applauded. The disastrous Silver Creek bridge should not be … more
Last week’s Phoenix contained numerous letters to the editor regarding the diversity, equity and racism issues plaguing the Bristol Warren Regional School District, but one letter that at first … more
Intrigued by an enlightening opinion letter of the Nov. 11 Phoenix (“School district isn’t racist — but it is failing”), stating the math and science proficiency of Mt Hope … more
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