Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: Why are the COVID Contaminations per day being reported as COVID percent positives, which reveals only a measure of availability of testing and does not reveal the rate of disease … more
A group of citizens has petitioned the BristolTown Council to establish a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, DEI. The committee will “advise” the Town Council on issues and … more
What took place at our nation’s capital last week was an attack on our country and Constitution from within. It was another 9/11 moment perpetrated not by foreign terrorist but from American … more
I did not expect it to occur so quickly, but the battle between the conservatives and liberals on the “new old” Bristol Town Council has begun, as evidenced by the recent kerfuffle … more
Contributions and expenses of candidates, political parties and registered lobbyists are required to be reported by state law. However, the public does not typically research this kind of public … more
The Jan. 7 Phoenix carried a rather lengthy article about a Bristol Town Council discussion on a severance payment to former Town Clerk Louis Cirillo. Mr. Cirillo’s severance was on … more
Last fall, the Bristol Town Council considered a petition to create a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee that would ensure Bristol is welcoming and inclusive for all who live, work, learn or … more
To the editor: On reading Michael Mangione’s letter to the editor last week about the closure of South Lake Drive, I feel compelled to respond.  South Lake Drive is a beautiful local … more
To the editor: The Barrington Republican Town Committee condemns the violence that erupted in our nation’s capital Wednesday. As stated in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal editorial: … more
To the editor: Excellent letter from Mike Sullivan pointing out some extremely important issues over Costal Healing’s questionable application tactics for its proposed marijuana retail … more
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