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To the editor: Not so thorough readers may have missed a disclaimer in the intro to the "Biggest Movers" table of the 50 properties with the greatest increase in assessed value that accompanied … more
To the editor: Do you know what was located at the triangle at East Main Road and Turnpike Avenue before Bank Newport?  This was one of the questions posed last week at the Portsmouth … more
Regarding Jeff Caron’s apparent rebuttal letter to the editor, yes I am a union firefighter in another town. The term “firefighter” alone has more integrity in it than your Charter … more
I am writing today to express my hope that Rhode Island will finally pass a law to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers.  Current Rhode Island law makes it too easy for dangerous … more
Many recent letters to the editor by members of your elected Tiverton Charter Review Commission (CRC), elucidating the CRC positions on protecting your Financial Town Referendum (FTR), and preserving … more
Why is it that every time the educational system fails, it lowers the bar rather than the professionals rising up to the occasion? Here is the latest example. CCRI, the state’s junior college, … more
In September of 2017, the Bristol Town Council voted unanimously and determined that of the town’s numerous boards and commissions, one of its most vital, the Economic Development Commission … more
To the editor: Almost weekly, there appear letters from members of the Tiverton Charter Review Commission (CRC) insinuating that the Town Council is attempting to “strip voter’s … more
On Feb. 28, the Bristol Town Council joined Barrington, Portsmouth, Newport, Jamestown, Middletown, Block Island, more than 60 cities and towns in Massachusetts, including Boston, and the State of … more
As I read your paper’s article about the plastic bag ban (April 5), I thought perhaps your reporter had come late to the Bristol Town Council meeting at which the ban was approved. The reporter … more
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