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When elected by the residents of Ward 4 and entrusted to represent our taxpayers, I made a promise to be the voice of our residents, YOU. I believe the budget process is not a spectator event. The … more
Best month of the year in New England? While July gets a lot of love, and September is a favorite for many, October should be in everyone’s top-three. Consider the opportunities in the next … more
Even though we know the days are getting shorter, we can imagine it is still summer when we see roses and our annuals and pretend not to see those poor clipped chrysanthemums. I had … more
To the editor:The very first thing I would do when the Sakonnet Times arrived was to go to Arlene Violet's column. If there was not one in that edition I felt cheated, something very important was … more
There is one group of Americans we have not heard much from or much about during the past year and a half. That group comprises seniors who are not in nursing homes, who are healthy and productive, … more
A few weeks ago we shared our opinions about mandatory masking in schools. Based on some reactions, you might think we advocated for citizen revolt against both the government and the medical … more
I usually read East Bay Newspapers’ editorials. Sometimes I agree; sometimes I don’t. But I have never found myself so totally pleased or displeased with an editorial position … more
While open dialogue about COVID is censored and punished across major social media platforms, and the free exchange of information is policed by fact-checking apparatchiks and filtered by an openly … more
To the editor: Recently, the Barrington Times dared to share its view on masks, which in turn generated several passionate responses. One reply stated how she was “Shocked and … more
To the editor: Newspaper editorials have long played an important role staking positions within a community that may be unpopular but necessary to consider. I have long admired the Times-Gazette … more
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