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To the editor: I was physically unable to be present at the special town financial meeting held at Barrington High School because I could not find a place to park. By the time I arrived at the … more
In a sea of preposterous proposals to surface lately, the notion of cutting the Coast Guard, in part to help pay for a border wall, is in a league of its own. President Tump has proposed just that … more
To the editor: So there are many people in the town that are happy now.  The new middle school has been approved and funded. No one can argue that a new school wasn’t needed. … more
To the editor: While March 17 generally means just “St. Patrick’s Day” to most, the date does have another significance for we Barringtonians. At the end of 1775 and beginning … more
More and more towns across Rhode Island have eliminated their financial town meetings. In fact, just a year ago Warren dropped its FTM and turned over almost the entire budget process — at … more
To the editor: The recently proposed American Health Care Act (aka “TrumpCare”) is a disaster for American health care. According to the Congressional Budget Office, TrumpCare will … more
To the editor: How is it that we can afford a $68 million middle school but we can’t find $307,000 to implement school start time change next year?  I just don’t … more
To the editor: The growing interest in high school start time is a reflection of the compelling research demonstrating the unique sleep cycles of adolescents and the potential consequences of … more
To the editor: Maybe now is a good time to ask ourselves “What is the point of healthcare insurance?” Hopefully, we all answer “To share the risk”. We all know we are … more
To the editor: I’m writing to comment on the poor timing and organization of the financial town meeting on March 16. As essentially a second vote to authorize the new middle school, this … more
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