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To the editor: At last Roundup is getting attention. As you probably know it now belongs to Bayer and massive suits have been brought against Bayer because of the cancers it has caused. Bayer … more
To the editor: The school committee did not receive all the funding that they asked for, so now they have produced a list of things that might no longer be available in the curriculum because of a … more
To the editor: I’m a pediatric emergency physician in the Hasbro Children’s Hospital Emergency Department. In my 20 years at Hasbro, the volume of depressed, anxious, and dysregulated … more
“I could have gone to a lot of other people if I was (sic) going to buy influence”, John Battista of the Cranston-based OP Pharma LLC joked. “This is Rhode Island”. This was … more
We recently concluded the fifth annual British Motorcar Festival.  The festival, including the Friday Night Street Party and vintage motorcar procession through downtown Bristol on Friday, June … more
For the fifth consecutive year, five Naval Academy sloops, each with eight Midshipmen (some ladies) visited Bristol for the long weekend. Originally organized by retired Navy Captain Gary Holmstrom, … more
As a competitive runner who has completed more than 1,000 road races all over the country in my 30-year running career, I was outraged by the recent action by the town council in denying the … more
I am compelled to respond to Arlene Violet’s sorely misinformed column, “Agree or disagree, protect the First Amendment."  While we all have the right to express ourselves in a … more
Recently I wrote a letter here stating how our town officials have let us down in the Sliver Creek Bridge closing. The cavalier and pompous attitudes displayed by local officials have well made my … more
Various options have been proposed for the replacement of the bridge over Silver Creek: blocking the road during construction as planned by the DOT; keeping the road open by diverting traffic over a … more
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