Letters to the Editor
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To the editor:In this year’s school budget the school administration asked the tax payers for an additional $950,000 for school capital improvements. A few weeks ago, the school superintendent … more
To the editor: This letter is regarding the recent article about the submitted plans to tear down the Barrington BP and put up a restaurant. I am opposed to this idea.  Barrington BP is … more
To the editor I am writing about the Charter Amendments proposed by the Town Council. For the sake of brevity, I am limiting my comments to the two that are most egregious. Question 10-Casino … more
To the editor: Everyone enjoys the drive and walking on George Street. Open land, farming, horses and nature. Everything is there for the young and the old to get "unplugged." The neighborhood is … more
The Aug. 22 Phoenix had an article entitled, “We should be addressing the real needs of students rather than schools.” The title makes much sense, but the content of Mr. Crowley’s … more
To the editor:I’m happy to explain why I penned the resolution to restore the mayor's proposed cut of $950,000 (the $950k the School Committee voted unanimously to request), and to explain … more
To the editor: For the Tiverton recall election on October 10 to be valid, at least 940 voters must participate.  Even a blank ballot counts.  If there are fewer than 940 ballots cast, it … more
To the editor: Thank you to all who helped with our effort to help save the monarch butterfly. According to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the monarch butterfly is heading for extinction — … more
To the editor: So, start time for schools will be set at a later hour for the beginning of the educational day for Barrington students. But this requires before and after school child care … more
To the editor: Late afternoon on Monday I was at the Westport Police Department discussing a problem with Lt. Holden, who had gone out of his way to help me. Thank you, Lt. Holden!   As we … more
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