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To the editor: It’s time for us to consider whether the town’s DEI Committees are making our community diverse, equitable and inclusive.   The history of aspersions cast … more
I am writing to share my experience in resisting an interest charge assessed by the Town against my property tax account. I believe my experience may be useful to others. … more
It is no secret that we have a major health crisis in this world, specifically in this country.   This crisis is because our diets are too high in sodium, saturated fat, … more
To the editor: Very disappointed that when I read your article “ Crowd debates whether official ‘s posts were anti-semitic ” that no where in the article was there a quote of … more
How bad is reality right now? Unemployment down, under 4 percent for two years. Employment up, with hundreds of thousands of jobs added every month. Wages up, if only … more
I would urge everyone to find other ways to appreciate these wonderful members of our environment than as an opportunity to destroy them. more
If the legislature would pass a bill as implied in the letter, with a simple classification of EMBs, along with age restrictions and helmet mandates, this would be pro-active. more
I hope the savings account is not empty. more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Claudin Schneider is a rare breed in American politics: a Republican and former Rhode Island congresswoman who is doing everything in her power to stop Donald Trump from returning … more
Nearly every public high school in Rhode Island has figured out that the best time to hold a graduation ceremony is not on a Saturday or a Sunday at the beginning of June. As the Barrington Times … more
The rendering of a proposed Stage Shell for the Town Beach shown on the front page of the Jan. 4 edition of The Phoenix is a disappointing example of poor public architecture. more
What if the East Bay Bike Path had lighting? It would make it useful around the clock. more
It is worthwhile to examine the fates of two developments that went before the Warren Planning Board last week, and what the implications of these decisions mean moving forward under the auspice of new housing laws in the state. more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The Rhode Island General Assembly returned to business last week, with the usual feeling of something akin to students returning to the classroom for the first day of school. House … more
Next Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Portsmouth High School, there will be a special Town Council meeting to vote on a proposed agreement with SouthCoast Wind to run an electric line along … more
I am responding to David Schoorens’s letter in your Dec. 28, 2023 edition. Mr. Schoorens knowingly or unknowingly leaves out the key facts regarding Gen. Flynn’s … more
The Colorado court’s ruling disqualifying Donald J. Trump as a candidate for the presidency on the basis of the 14th Amendment, a clause of which eliminates from holding an office anyone who … more
During the month of December around 200 members of the community came to view the models and to leave a thoughtful comment about one or more of them. more
The success of our facility and the safety of our residents are testaments to the community's unwavering commitment to fostering an environment of care and respect for our elders and disabled persons. more
Together, we have created a holiday haven in Bristol that has brought smiles to many faces. Thank you, one and all, for your part in this heartwarming journey. more
It makes complete fiscal sense for these officers, and it's long past time for our town council to address this alarming turnover of our dedicated police officers and offer them a competitive salary. more
We should not dismiss ferry service as a long-term public transportation option altogether. more
As citizens we don’t get to vote for the leadership or the statehouse rules; our representatives do that. Therefore, we should also press our representatives to place democracy above party and reform the rules of the legislature. more
My high school theatre class helped me identify that what is occurring in Palestine is genocide. more
I have heard many complaints but I want to speak to the potential positive aspects of this plan. more
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