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While there’s an argument and First Amendment advocacy for free speech, I recall a time when newspaper editors seriously understood their role and responsibility in prudently managing a … more
I write this letter with a tremendous amount of sadness and hurt. My husband died suddenly in June. We buried him at North Burial Ground. We both grew up and lived in Bristol all our lives. North … more
After reading the Feb. 14 letter to the editor, entitled “Here's an idea: mandatory abortions at the southern border,” one cannot help but ask if the editors read the excretion before … more
George Mendonsa fought in World War II’s Pacific Theater, fished a lifetime on Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay, remained married to the love of his life for … more
Give the teachers credit. After their stunning “sick out” two Fridays ago, they regrouped and changed the narrative. In an impressive showing before the Bristol Warren Regional School … more
In most casual fashion, Rhode Island is putting big money on a most dangerous bet. The state is wagering that the few millions a year it expects to win from on-line sports betting will offset the … more
Last week a letter to the editor entitled “Democrats are working together for a better community” criticized two earlier letters which the author characterizes as divisive due to name … more
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s standing ovation over a bill expanding reproductive rights inspires me, unlike most conservatives, to consider new possibilities. Additionally, Rhode Island state … more
I received an email from Congressman David Cicilline regarding the State of the Union address. Cicilline stated that the speech was long, self-absorbed, and divorced from reality. Well, he was … more
Bristol Warren Regional School Committee Chairperson Erin Schofield released the following statement to the Warren Times on Tuesday: After meeting with the teachers union Wednesday evening, the … more
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