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To the editor: Disgustingly consistent with Trump's "Go back to where you came from" chant is an editorial published in The Barrington Times on this past June 19 titled "Getting played." It slams … more
To the editor: The Tiverton Junior 13-year-old All-Stars took family and friends on an incredible thrill ride as they reached the State Finals in Johnston this past week. I wanted to write in and … more
The idea of a Wood Street extension was fun while it lasted, but the party didn’t last long. Briefly considered as a way to mitigate the crippling effect of closing the Route 114 Silver … more
There are areas of life, and organizations in our society, where inequities are tolerated, even encouraged. Coaches give star athletes more playing time. Business owners promote their highest … more
I read with great interest the article in regard to the Wood Street extension. Halsey Herreshoff said he attempted to get it done in 1990. I’m sad to say he scrapped the idea because Save the … more
You, no doubt, are familiar with the adage, "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result." Yet, Rhode Islanders must have a folly epidemic. … more
Tiverton has been most responsive to litter, access issues To the editor: We moved to Tiverton a little less than two years ago and I have been extremely impressed and pleased with how … more
To the editor: Born the son of a professional diplomat, I moved with my parents to the United States ( Washington, D.C.) in Nov. 1953.  My father’s work trips from D.C. took him to every corner … more
To the editor: As American citizens, as people of faith, and as human beings, we decry Donald Trump’s recent racist invective against four women of color - all American citizens, all elected … more
To the editor I applaud Brian Valcourt for his attempt to gain access for all Westport citizens to the beach and rock (Nubble) at the Harbor for those of us who do not live there. I live in … more
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