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To the editor: Let’s take a moment to pity Justin Katz. He can’t stand defeat, poor baby. He lost, and he can’t move on.  If he thinks he is “the chosen one”, … more
To the editor: Crabgrass- we've all seen it growing out of cracks in old pavement. But what about crabgrass growing out of asphalt laid just six months ago? The Cardi Corp repaved Ridgeside Lane … more
To the editor: In a recent letter to the editor, Justin Katz shared his views of Tiverton resident Tom Buchanan. Mr. Katz called into question the honor and honesty of Tom Buchanan and linked it … more
To the editor: During the hearing, Councilor Coulter asked the planner, William Compton, “Help me understand. We didn’t have an ordinance, we passed an ordinance just a few months ago, … more
To the editor: I would like to thank the patriotic American who put the United States and Rhode Island flags and the "United We Stand, Divided We Fall" banner on the overpasses on Route 24. It is … more
To the editor: A recent news article described Tiverton resident Tom Buchanan as an “organizer” of the campaign that led to a divisive and trend-setting off-year recall election in our … more
There are certain recurring things in life that you can always set your clock by, such as long lines at the mall on Black Friday, hot and humid weather in July, and of course a regular bashing of … more
As a former municipal employee, now retired, I want to respond to the Bristol Phoenix editorial, entitled ”The end of contract give-and-take.” The editorial paints such a bleak picture … more
A Rhode Island threesome of municipal unions, lawmakers and flip-flopping governor threw property taxpayers under the bus again recently when they teamed up to strip any vestige of … more
To the editor: Oh, goody. This week the circus came to Tiverton, complete with clown car. One hopes they brought the VIP, the guy with the wheeled trash can and shovel who follows along after … more
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