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To the editor: Kudos to the Westport Land Conservation Trust that has secured the preservation of the iconic Santos Farm. Along with the town’s Community Preservation Committee, Agricultural … more
Paris is endeavoring to repair and restore Notre Dame Cathedral. We here in Providence have neglected our only Skyscraper, the most poetic and "philosophical" structure in our downtown.It saddens me … more
There are few things quite as sweet as that first drive down a once battle-scarred, teeth-rattling town road that has been blessed with a fresh coat of smooth asphalt. And there are few things as … more
To the editor: Recent letters to the editor have to make you wonder. Does the Tiverton Taxpayers Association still have the mindset that residents are too dense to see through their continued … more
To the editor: I am asking the Town of Tiverton why I can't just be left alone. I've been here for 300 years, and have had generations of families living here and raising their … more
To the editor: What a case of the pot calling the kettle black. Recalled town councilor Coulter questions why the Tiverton legal budget is so high and poses queries about “when the town … more
To the editor: The public policy statement of Rhode Island’s Open Meetings Act reads as follows: "It is essential to the maintenance of a democratic society that public business be … more
Those of you who peruse what is written in this space on a weekly basis likely can and should discern that we here at the East Bay Media Group, its editors and staff, have a diversity of opinions on … more
To the editor:On January 22nd we marked the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court case that affirmed the right to abortion, but what is clear is that right is being denied to women of … more
NOTE: Sen.Walter Felag (District 10, Warren, Bristol and Tiverton) sent this letter to East Bay Media Group this week: I have a real problem with Article 16 of the Governor’s proposed FY 2021 … more
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