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To the editor: One hopes, for his outlook and blood pressure, that Mr. Katz understands that all elected persons and groups in a democracy will face opposition among a portion of the public. … more
Welcome to Westport Health Notes, a monthly column from the Westport Board of Health (BOH). The goal is to share information with our community about local issues and projects, public health alerts, … more
To the editor: Last week I went to a funeral. My friend and one-time colleague Jim Taricani died 23 years after receiving a heart transplant. With infinite gratitude, Jim squeezed every ounce of … more
To the editor: I write regarding the recent article entitled "Town takes new approach on assessments." The "new approach," which deserves to be called The Assessment Shuffle, is fundamentally … more
Key findings by the Johns Hopkins School of Education’s Institute for Education Policy are enough to make anyone concerned with education blanche. The report on the Providence School System … more
Regarding the Drag Queen Storytime at the Rogers Free Library on Saturday, June 15, I, for one, was not standing on either side of the library steps in protest, or in support. I for one, stand … more
Just a few years ago, a gas station dominated the view over Grinnell’s Beach, Tiverton’s most visible stretch of shoreline. The remnants of what was once Stone Bridge had collapsed in on … more
This is in response to Owen Trainor’s letter, “Fourth inaccuracies continue for another year.” It seems as though Mr. Trainor has an annual urge to submit letters full of sarcastic … more
To the editor: In response to a letter "Do you know more about a social club" I offer the following: The building at 194 Church St. was a club and a Republican gathering place. It was run by Harry … more
In her column, “Is free always good?” Arlene Violet refers to some Warwick parents as “scofflaws” because, although they can afford to pay for their child’s school … more
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