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To the editor: I was appalled by a picture on page 2 of the Providence Journal of Aug. 12, showing our town manager and one of our town council members (complete with what appears to be a 35mm … more
To the editor: I just got out of the hospital after four days and three nights in the ICU. I opened my phone to videos and news of people protesting their right to get their hair cut and nails … more
To the editor: In regards to the alleged racially provoked assault on Mr. Pahlavi that have resulted in charges against Richard Gordon, Ms. Pahlavi stipulated that her family had been previously … more
To the editor: The recent hate crime that occurred in our town has put Barrington in a negative spotlight. This follows many past instances of bias, hatred, and discrimination which have gone on … more
To the editor: Here at Tap-In our list of people to thank is always a long one. It’s no surprise that during this extraordinary year it is a record-breaker. Two special local donors have … more
Who, in 2020, condones racism? Everyone with their hands up, please step aside. You can stand in the corner with your backwards, revolting, old, tired and closed view of the world. If not already … more
To the editor: I was unaware of the monument to slaves in Barrington and was glad to learn of it, its history, and of the concern over offensive language. I applaud the action taken by the town … more
To the editor: The Barrington Times editorial “We’re Not Racists” is yet another attempt to silence and minimize the voices and experiences of people of color who actually do … more
The statistics are bad enough. With 4.2 percent of the globe’s population, the United States accounts for about 30 percent of COVID-19 mortalities. According to the CDC, 80 percent of those are … more
To the editor: Joe Biden is a good guy.  No one with horse sense would call him otherwise.  He speaks with us, not to us.  He is silly sometimes, patting shoulders, kissing babies, … more
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