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When we moved to Bristol in 2001, I asked our new neighbor Joe Scanlan a very important question: Where should I bring my 1994 Ford Escort wagon with well over 100,000 miles to be serviced? Joe told … more
To the editor: I don’t blame the Marine veteran in Little Compton. His letter [Nov. 15, p6] expressed dismay that our Commander-in-Chief, while in France to commemorate Armistice Day, had to … more
There is one notion of public employee disability pay and pensions — the one that ought to be and once was. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner put it simply and well: “The disability … more
My late father, Sassio Michael Minutelli, served as the R.I. Permanent Advisory Council on House Veterans Affairs President Emeritus, in addition to many other positions in the State of Rhode Island … more
I would like to express my gratitude and thanks to Susan and Linda, owners of Paper, Packaging and Panache, for offering their store window to display the wonderful World War II collection of my … more
I am writing this letter on Monday, Nov. 5, obviously without knowing the outcome of tomorrow’s election, because for what I’d like to say today, the result is irrelevant. It has been … more
At 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918, the guns stopped. The Armistice began. That calamity and horror, still known to many as “The Great War,” was stopped. In the sudden silence, millions dared … more
This is a brief addendum to Manny Correia’s very fine tribute to Dominic “Zip” Raiola, (“In memory of the late ‘Zip’ Raiola,” Oct. 25 Phoenix). I feel … more
For those of you who don’t know me, I am Doug Gablinske’s wife; we have been married for 37 years. I couldn’t be happier that we reside in Bristol. As a Providence girl, I was … more
I have recently become concerned about the skills gap affecting our construction trades. Since the recent boom in construction, it has become even more apparent that we need skilled workers to fill … more
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