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Add the organization Wallet Hub to those who believe Rhode Island is one bad place to retire. The organization ranks the Ocean State next to last (Kentucky barely grabs that honor). Rhode … more
I am writing in response to the letter entitled “Dogs should not be running wild, defecating on graves.” The level of disrespect cannot and should not, be ignored, but this brings up the … more
Thank God the guardians of local civility, the Censor Twins, have come forward in two Letters to the Nasty Editor to inform everyone and the Phoenix what constitutes acceptable public … more
Next Tuesday, voters of Bristol and Warren will have the opportunity to vote in the District 68 State Representative special election. This is a civic duty and an opportunity that should not be taken … more
June Speakman’s statement in the Jan. 21 Bristol Phoenix is a great example of the progressive agenda.  The headline included fine sounding words like “families,” … more
Public discourse is a beautiful thing. Angry, spirited, divisive or uplifting, it is woven into the fabric of things that make America great. A debate between candidates for House District 68 … more
In a state as small as Rhode Island, with public and private high schools competing at various levels of play, many communities get a chance to celebrate a high school state championship. In other … more
To the editor:  While there are many worthwhile issues and causes out there — including ones that could be considered true "national emergencies" — none compare to climate change and the … more
To the editor: I attended a luncheon at an area senior center billed by its legislative sponsors as their “Annual Luncheon.” One state representative and one state senator paid for the … more
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
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