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To the editor: To Westport officials (and wannabes) … Westport is a town with a growing retirement population, with people that have all of the best intentions, but I see some troubling … more
Dear School Committee members: Last month, as you know, the school committee sued the Department of Education and one of your students in an effort to overturn RIDE’s findings that a … more
I’m a former educator who is now in sales. I’m a big believer in the importance of great education early on. But, before anything else, I’m a Dad. Being a parent is arguably the … more
We fully support using smaller trash carts in Bristol, as described by Judy Anderson’s letter in the Bristol Phoenix on Nov. 14. Currently we never fill our 35-gallon trash can, nor have we … more
To the editor: Everyone is making plans for a festive Thanksgiving except Indians, many of whom will be in Plymouth at their 50th national day of mourning. They will walk for miles and talk … more
Are the (18,000?) 95-gallon bins already ordered? Does the town already own the 95-gallon bins? Do these bins have our Bristol town logo imprinted on them? If any of the preceding questions … more
With the din of negativity accompanying the impeachment hearings, I thought it would be a good idea to herald something good that was being done right here in our community. The Alan Shaun Feinstein … more
To the editor: I have a confession to make. I have agonized for some time about supporting the counter recall. As many of the people who have read my past writings know, I was adamantly opposed to … more
To the editor: Since the 1930’s, I left Little Compton and traveled with my grandparents north into Tiverton on to Crandall Road. It was always great and interesting to see a farm, … more
To the editor: At the July 29, 2019, town \council workshop, Pare Engineering discussed three post-landfill closure options: a transfer station, a recycling center, and continuing curbside pickup … more
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