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To the editor: An elected Barrington official recently crowed “this is democracy at work” smugly referring to the approval of the MS bond issue at the March FTM. It’s easy when … more
To the editor: We are all asked to balance our work and our family lives, but today, that is more challenging than ever before. We need to recognize the realities that today’s families face … more
To the editor: After reading a letter to the editor from Paul O’Brien, I need to respond to all the non-facts Paul published.  Mr. O’Brien blames the Committee on … more
To the editor: When a $1.2 million spending increase is characterized as a “cut” something is wrong.  For the last two fiscal years the school administration has generated … more
To the editor: The implementation of the 8:30 school start time for this fall died a quiet death at the school committee meeting last week. .. and it is nothing to cheer about.   Another … more
To the editor, Dear members of the RI House Judiciary Committee, I understand you had a hearing on Tuesday, April 11, on House bill H-5555 that seeks to legalize marijuana for recreational use. I … more
To the editor: I am writing to you because I and many residents in Barrington are extremely worried about the town's rapidly rising taxes. First of all there is the low income housing building … more
To the editor: I pick up trash most every week around Echo Lake. (Attached is a sampling picked up today.) It's coffee cups, drink cups, DD bags, nip bottles, beer cans, soda bottles and lately … more
To the editor: As a resident of Barrington I am concerned and puzzled by the action of our Committee on Appropriations (COA). The voters in our town approved the new middle school on Nov. 8, 2016 … more
To the editor, Thank you yet again to the members of the Bristol Town Council for endorsing a resolution to “dis-allow non-law enforcement to carry concealed firearms onto school … more
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