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To the editor: The next few weeks will likely see things worsen, rather than improve, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Pressure to socially isolate will inevitably increase. As that occurs, all of … more
To the editor: While the week off from school is a good start, it barely scratches the surface at what needs to happen for us to properly deal with COVID-19. Below are the issues that make one … more
To the editor: Barrington School Department's expenditures on legal services has more than tripled in the last four years, increasing from $79,342 in 2016 to more than $261,000 in 2019. “In … more
To the editor:  BRAVO Barrington, your town council just passed a resolution whose origin was unknown, without consensus as to what it actually said, that seeks a solution for a problem that … more
To the editor: It was hopeful and refreshing to read the letter “We need a new school committee.” The authors were so right to encourage more of our community to become informed and … more
To the editor: First I want to thank all the wonderful people who contributed to pancreatic cancer research on behalf of my husband who died from this disease over 2 years ago. The outpouring of … more
To the editor: When I read your recent news story entitled "Council pushing for annual assessments," I initially thought it was an early April Fools' spoof. In fact, it reported an actual town … more
To the editor: In his recent letter, Councilor Brier is wrong on annual assessments, Gary Morse accurately states that “full walk-through revaluations are currently limited to every nine … more
Attorney General Peter Neronha is again asking the legislature to give grand juries the power to issue reports on their findings in cases where there are no indictments but the public would benefit … more
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with The Light Foundation, is offering a Youth Wild Turkey Hunt in Rhode Island this spring and it is open to youths ages … more
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