Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: As a former Barrington High School student, I can say that to this day I bear the deep psychic scars of the unconscionably early start time of the school day. One can only imagine … more
To the editor:    Another 2 million-plus is requested for the schools. A tendency toward entitlement and privilege is running rampant in our educational system. And here, in our town, … more
To the editor: Amazing letter. The guy turns a light switch on to power up his computer; uses his cell phone to text people about the email he is sending to the Sakonnet Times; thereby using the … more
To the editor: Thank you, Councilor Jacob Brier, for responding to my recent letter. I appreciate your referencing me as “that gentleman.” My wife may take exception. Upon reflection, … more
To the editor: Last week’s letters agree we should spend $93 trillion (money we don’t have, but could print) to reduce the US carbon footprint. We have already reduced our emissions by … more
To the editor: An open letter to the Little Compton Town Council: We are writing to you in advance of the hearing you have scheduled for Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m. in Town Hall. We … more
To the editor: In retrospect, I now realize how fortunate I was to attend the Tiverton Town Council meeting on Monday, March 11, 2019. The town administrator requested the transfer of funds from … more
To the editor: This letter is in support of Ms. Tanja Ryden for the Westport Board of Health. Tanja has been a volunteer in Westport for many years. She has used her 25-plus years of professional … more
To the editor: The school board has proposed altering the school start times so students will start and end school an hour later.  The proposal is supposed to improve academics, but the … more
To the editor Little Compton has the right to include in its Solar Ordinance the phrase “No herbicides shall be used to clear or maintain the area beneath the solar panels”. At the town’s … more
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