Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: It's signature season! From now until July 10, candidates across the state are seeking signatures to get on the ballot. In order to get on a ballot, candidates file a paper with … more
To the editor:News that the Metacomet golf course under new management has decided to sell it to developers for mixed use condos and commercialism comes is a hard reality. Metacomet has been such … more
To the editor:I recently saw a notice that the Zoning Board will be meeting regarding development of the Metacomet property. It is unfortunate that the public cannot be present during this … more
To the editor:I am wondering if the upcoming meeting in regards to the Metacomet/Marshall Builders proposal for zoning is open to only the property owners within 200 feet ? I am hoping this … more
Kathryn M. Crowley, Superintendent of Schools for East Providence, penned the following letter addressed to parents and guardians of students in the city. She submitted it to The Post for publication … more
To the editor: As faculty members of the Community College of Rhode Island, we are deeply disturbed by the murder of George Floyd and the continual brutalization of black and brown people, which … more
In these extraordinary times, there is evidence of hope and generosity all around, just as there is uncertainty and urgent, extreme need. We are facing an unrivaled health and economic threat, the … more
To the editor: It’s easy to see that within the past few months there have been some profound changes in our society — on a large scale and on a personal scale — and the … more
To the editor: In the aftermath of the recent brutal killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, by a white police officer in Minneapolis, it is critically important for white people, including … more
With regard to the police ‘dispersing’ groups of any size, the First Amendment reads, in part: "Congress shall make no law ... abridging the right of the people peaceably to assemble … more
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