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A high school classmate, Lynn Allienello, passed away recently at age 59. I didn’t know her well during school days, nor in the years since, yet I feel profound heartbreak over her loss. At … more
To the editor: While I wasn’t born here in East Providence, or Rhode Island for that matter , I have been here over 40 years and think I have earned the Townie title by now. I have loved … more
To the editor: A front-page article in last week’s Post outlines Marshall’s new proposal for Metacomet. There’s also an editorial that pretty much leaves for dead Metacomet (as … more
To the editor: I read the above-mentioned editorial (“Metacomet meanderings,” The Post, April 22, 2021) and your comments regarding the Metacomet property. We all have  our own … more
Last week, we stuck our beak into the messy Metacomet matter in this space. We reiterate we do so reluctantly due to the nature of the conversation and also with the notion of finally weighing in … more
For those who pay attention to such things, they'll have noticed we have not teed off over the last year now on matters pertaining to the Metacomet Country Club, Metacomet Golf Course, Metacomet … more
To the editor:This letter is in response to the letter (“City should say no to eminent domain,” printed in the March 4, 2021 edition of The Post) by a group of people re: Eminent Domain … more
To the editor:I would appreciate it if you could publish the following on behalf of the essential workers as we know them for all their sacrifice, heart, soul and never ending passion for all they do … more
To the editor:I’m sharing this simple story because it demonstrates the power of the human spirit to spread joy, which I believe positively affects the universe. This brief encounter reminded … more
There was something refreshing, better yet, reassuring about attending the East Providence High School football game this past weekend. Dare we say it almost felt “normal” to be outside, … more
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