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Joseph Crowley’s recent letter, entitled  “The real problem with our schools is poverty,” continues a theme that he pursued in two previous letters. As I noted in a previous … more
The scores were unacceptable. Something needed to be done to fix the schools. Rhode Island? Yes, based on the second year of administering the RICAS. Massachusetts? Yes, based on the first years … more
To the editor: After three years of effort by the Democrats to remove the Republican President of the United States, the basis for those efforts was exposed as being totally unfounded. Their … more
Cheers to the Kickemuit Middle School PTO, students and hundreds of residents from these towns for coming together and providing the financial aid needed to continue Nature’s Classroom, a … more
To the editor: Across the state in recent months, there has been an enormous amount of hand-wringing by some school officials over an advisory opinion issued this past April by former state … more
I have a few thoughts about our Interim Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Brice.  I have only had the privilege of dealing with Dr. Brice on a few occasions. What I took from our interactions … more
To the editor: I am writing you with the hope you can answer a question for me in your weekly paper. I am a resident of Bristol, but my business is located in Portsmouth.  Our so-called … more
To the editor: I’m writing to applaud Peter King, owner of three major properties and businesses in Warren: Water Rower, TPI and Parker Mills, for his thoughtful investments in Warren. Most … more
A previous letter to the editor addressed the flying of the POW/MIA flag, which questioned the flying of it on only six days per year. I was notified via Congressman David Cicilline's office that … more
I am writing in response to Arlene Violet’s column, “Republicans need to get with the program.” Instead of focusing on the negative (mostly perceived) of President Trump, I … more
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