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I am writing to urge the town officials to approve the Belvedere project on May 10. I am a local business owner who has also spoken to many other local business owners, who are also in support of … more
I read with enthusiasm your article and editorial regarding the banning of plastic bags. Yes plastic is convenient, however the real question is whether or not the State of Rhode Island actually … more
In September of 2017, the Bristol Town Council voted unanimously and determined that of the town’s numerous boards and commissions, one of its most vital, the Economic Development Commission … more
On Feb. 28, the Bristol Town Council joined Barrington, Portsmouth, Newport, Jamestown, Middletown, Block Island, more than 60 cities and towns in Massachusetts, including Boston, and the State of … more
As I read your paper’s article about the plastic bag ban (April 5), I thought perhaps your reporter had come late to the Bristol Town Council meeting at which the ban was approved. The reporter … more
If you haven’t visited the Rogers Free Library on a Sunday afternoon yet, there is still time. Sunday openings continue through the month of May. The pilot project has demonstrated that … more
To the editor: Once again, legislation has been proposed in Rhode Island to ban battery cages for egg-laying hens. The Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, H-7456, is a modest measure which … more
The voters of Bristol approved a bond issue for a new marina on the east side of the harbor. From what I hear, there are more than 100 Bristol residents on the waiting list eager to get a slip. I … more
When I run into people with French Canadian ancestry, I always ask if they have discovered an ancestor who was one of les filles du roi. Most don’t know what that is. When I tell them it means … more
To the editor:This country has sadly suffered way too many tragedies like the recent school shooting in Florida. Events have clearly shown that poor school security and failed governmental controls … more
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