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About five years ago we reported with relief that Little Compton’s Watson Reservoir and Tiverton’s Stafford Pond Reservoir were due for new levels of state protection. The effort was to … more
To the editor:  Recently in individual letters to the editor, Mr. Katz and Mr. Garvey lashed out in frustration regarding my character. I could spend time responding to statements designed to … more
To the editor: A couple of months ago, I wrote a letter to the editor objecting to the violent, oppressive imagery on a mailer that a group connected with the National Education Association … more
To the editor: This is an important question for the public and General Assembly. I have heard from respected professional colleagues, advocates and legislators that the child welfare system is … more
To the editor: Barrington deserves better than this. Last year, Mr. Minardi, our tax assessor, covertly concocted a crazy new rule increasing property valuations on a select few properties that … more
I have a suggestion for a New Year’s resolution for state leaders, although it seems that the main person who needs to make it is Governor Gina Raimondo, since House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello … more
Four and a half months after a devastating fire leveled a waterfront Touisset home, Warren still has not identified a sustainable long-term fire fighting plan for the isolated neighborhood, which is … more
To the editor:The Lauren Zarembka Memorial Foundation would like to thank all those who donated to this year’s Holiday Family Adoption Campaign. Through your generosity, we came close to … more
The last 12 months in East Providence have been rather good ones by any measure, the sense of optimism around the city buoyed by the continued redevelopment of our vital waterfront area as well as … more
To the editor: Soon a change is coming to Horseneck Road. The old 200-plus year old farm house at 406 Horseneck Road will be demolished into pieces and stored in box trailers to be … more
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