Letters to the Editor
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I was so proud of everyone we encountered on Saturday night. The volunteers represented Bristol in such a positive light and truly made our afternoon a highlight not soon to be forgotten. more
To the editor: I want to thank Mr. Clyne for sharing his letter on firearms.   As we discuss gun rights, it is essential to keep in mind that this is not just a national issue but a … more
To the editor: Arguments between Second Amendment defenders and detractors can only be relevant if accurate facts are discussed. Chris Clynes’ Nov. 28 letter misuses and misunderstands … more
To the editor: In reading Mr. Fletcher’s November 23 criticism of an earlier Barrington Times opinion piece, I reflected on my first encounter with “gun safety”. I was about … more
When the developer can’t fit the amount of buildings in the proposed development without variances then the amount of buildings should be reduced, creating more green space. more
Here's the deal, I know who you are, I know who your dogs are, I have video of you doing it. Being the nice guy that I am, I am only asking that you stop. more
The Rhode Island General Assembly recently passed a package of bills intended to create more affordable housing, including Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). The Little Compton Planning Board reviewed … more
To the editor: There have been many articles and comments regarding the off-shore wind turbine projects off Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. Most have focused on the benefits of reducing … more
The current Town Council members that voted to approve the roundabout were bullied by RIDOT Director Peter Alviti. The unknowns to our community are too many. Why … more
At 10 o’clock on August 25th, a closing took place in the Town Hall of Little Compton. I, representing the Ag Trust, Dennis Talbot, representing himself, and Beverly Annarumo, owner of 164 John … more
We only have seven years left. The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources set a goal to depend on 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030. The global climate has already warmed above one degree … more
The 2023 Grand Illumination was a great event and we are thankful for those who gave their time and talents. more
It is up to us, today’s inhabitants of this area, that we account for the past in order to live more freely toward an equitable future. more
I am not against investing in sustainable and well-built schools that will last for many generations...I am against is the lack of adequate planning and maintenance that will eventually result in costly building repairs or eventual building replacement. more
In September, the Sogkonate Garden Club of Little Compton collected over 87 pounds of trash from our beaches in one day and over the past year, Friends of the Saugatucket in Wakefield collected over … more
I am writing in response to Sidney Tynan's letter last week , "What's to be done about all the deer?" and to others who have complained about the explosion of the deer breeding populations and the … more
To the editor: It’s difficult to observe the reaction to our government attempts to provide support for basic requirements, such as dealing with trash and roads. First, the ideas that … more
The special Town Council meeting on Nov. 30 was held at the Portsmouth High School and was well attended because the agenda items were the transfer station and the proposed … more
To the editor: I feel obliged to answer Mr. Hewett’s letter (“Voters in Rhode Island do not seem able to get it,” Portsmouth Times, Nov. 30) about the integrity, or perhaps … more
Every once in a while, someone writes an opinion piece in The Phoenix that is so outrageous that it has to be challenged. more
The commissioners are discussing the opportunity for a family to have a tree or trees in North Burial Ground memorialize a family member. more
To the editor: It’s personal for me. Let’s just call it “top of heart” (and mind). After seven decades I’ve become more reflective even as the events of October 7, … more
To the editor: I am reaching out as chair of the Barrington Charter Review Commission (CRC) with a request for help from our entire Barrington community. The Barrington CRC is up and … more
To the editor: As the echoes of Thanksgiving still resonate throughout our town, Tap-In would like to thank the people of Barrington for your generous contributions to Tap-In's pantry shelves. … more
To the editor: I want to publicly thank the Capozza, Johnson and Pickering families for their kind and thoughtful gifts and cards on Veterans’ day. So nice to be remembered. Mike … more
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