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Editor's note: This letter was recently submitted to Ben Goetsch, CRMC Aquaculture Coordinator, from John Bowen, one of two brothers from Little COmpton proposing an oyster farm off Seapowet Road. … more
To the editor: I have lost patience with Mr. Trump’s efforts to label those loyal Republicans who do not kiss his ring regarding his every harebrained position as RINOs, i.e. … more
To the editor: In the January 20th letter regarding House Bill 5787 to fund abortion, the writer makes a cogent and articulate case that as an equity issue abortion should be funded as part of … more
To the editor:I am writing to urge Tiverton voters to contact their legislators regarding the “Let RI Vote” bills, S-2007 and H-7100, which would make permanent the temporary changes … more
To the editor: The emergency voting mandate developed for the 2020 election provided many options that made voting easier for citizens and resulted in higher voter turnout, with no evidence of … more
To the editor: February is Love the Bus month. The annual campaign by the American School Bus Council aims to recognize school bus drivers and monitors across the country for their dedication to … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The chain reaction set off by U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin’s decision not to seek re-election has resounded throughout Rhode Island. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, once … more
Forgive me for titling a column that I used almost 14 years ago. Like then, but with more money available now, the State has a surplus ($618.4 million, a $1.3 billion CARES ACT infusion of cash, … more
To the editor: I was disappointed to read the Sakonnet Times January 27 issue that amplifies the Bowen’s characterization of those who oppose the proposed aquaculture lease near the Seapowet … more
To the editor: At some time during the fall, pheasants were released in the Simmons Mill Ponds for hunters. (According to Peterson they were introduced from Eurasia and are not indigenous). One … more
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