Letters to the Editor
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To the editor:The decision to end the Financial Town Meeting last year tried to address the concern that a small minority could hijack the budget for their own interests. By switching to a format … more
To the editor: I’m a lifelong resident of Barrington who graduated from Barrington High School last year and now attends UMass Lowell where I dorm for most of the schoolyear. I recently … more
To the editor: The agenda for the February 16, 2017, Budget Committee meeting had, as item 1, "Revisit the Tiverton charter under Budget Committee duties and responsibilities and section 1207 oath … more
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: I just read that Joan Chabot, Randy Lebeau, Sally Black and Jerome Larkin have filled a petition to put a second budget option on the ballot for the voters of the Financial Town … more
To the editor: Having served the taxpayers of Tiverton over 18 years on the Tiverton Budget Committee, I can tell you public service is not easy. Balancing everyone’s interests, not just your … more
To the editor: The mistakes made in the funding of 38 Studios cost Rhode Island taxpayers millions. The legislature owes it to the public not to repeat those costly mistakes with Pawtucket Red Sox … more
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I am writing in regards recent vote changing Bristol’s stance on illegal immigration and enforcement of federal immigration laws. As a legal immigrant myself, I know the … 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: The Rhode Island Promise Scholarship expansion being proposed by the governor is something that all of us as Rhode Islanders should rally behind. By giving Rhode Island high school … more
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