Letters to the Editor
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In every season, hot or cold, Jan Malik was always “cool”. more
Is walking with a dog in a cemetery a new standard, or is Bristol just a special exception? more
I am publicly calling upon former Lt. Gov. Dan McKee to join 25 other governors and sign a letter of support for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who is defending his state against illegal immigration. more
Recent experience in Warren has shown that the Planning Board has performed this task in a thorough and professional manner. The ability of the town to “govern itself” has not been compromised. more
You have only one solution that meets these obligations in consideration of the planned Penny Lane development. You can vote to disapprove the plan. more
I do have empathy for people who find themselves in this situation but it is not the government’s job to impose housing at the detriment of the surrounding area. more
As the town moves toward spending hundreds of thousands of dollars for a much-needed upgrade of the Town Hall Annex Playground, I'd like to remind the community of some history. This all happened 30 … more
To the editor: In response to the letter to the editor by John and Linda Dacey in the Jan. 25 edition of the Portsmouth Times (“Rhode Island is rated 49th in democracy”), let’s … more
Budget money has constantly been allocated to everything else, from digital security labs to soccer stadiums. Meanwhile critical infrastructure, like the 195 bridge, was shoddily inspected and shoddily repaired. Here is the result. more
While I cannot fathom how any civilized human being can derive pleasure from shooting an arrow into a defenseless animal and chasing it down until it bleeds to death, I'm more upset that our town council members would vote unanimously to allow this cruel and inhumane activity on town-owned land. more
A sidewalk is not just to walk on, it’s a safe place to be when you’re trying to do some outside work or hear a car coming. more
To the editor: I got a kick out of Mr. Pogue's letter about being charged interest on his December tax payment, simply because those employees in the Tax office had the afternoon off. I was … more
Dear Town Council, If we are still talking about geese, and not the needs of student athletes, you are lost. If you are talking about building on a dump, and not the … more
This will be short but sweet. Little Compton has Bald Eagles! The nesting place has been spotted and of course I am not going to tell you where in case some crazy decides to shoot them. If you … more
I read the article regarding what Amanda Basse posted on the Israel and Hamas situation and the potential to inflame antisemitism in town. In the 25 years I lived in … more
To the editor: It’s time for us to consider whether the town’s DEI Committees are making our community diverse, equitable and inclusive.   The history of aspersions cast … more
I am writing to share my experience in resisting an interest charge assessed by the Town against my property tax account. I believe my experience may be useful to others. … more
It is no secret that we have a major health crisis in this world, specifically in this country.   This crisis is because our diets are too high in sodium, saturated fat, … more
To the editor: Very disappointed that when I read your article “ Crowd debates whether official ‘s posts were anti-semitic ” that no where in the article was there a quote of … more
How bad is reality right now? Unemployment down, under 4 percent for two years. Employment up, with hundreds of thousands of jobs added every month. Wages up, if only … more
I would urge everyone to find other ways to appreciate these wonderful members of our environment than as an opportunity to destroy them. more
If the legislature would pass a bill as implied in the letter, with a simple classification of EMBs, along with age restrictions and helmet mandates, this would be pro-active. more
I hope the savings account is not empty. more
The rendering of a proposed Stage Shell for the Town Beach shown on the front page of the Jan. 4 edition of The Phoenix is a disappointing example of poor public architecture. more
What if the East Bay Bike Path had lighting? It would make it useful around the clock. more
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