Letters to the Editor
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While we non-farmers have been counting up the rainy days and bemoaning the lack of warm and spring-like weather, the local potato and sweet corn growers have been in serious, deep trouble. The … more
To the editor: A major success is turning the faucet and taking it for granted that the water that comes forth is safe and drinkable. In many parts of the country and world healthy drinking water … more
To the editor: Follow the bouncing ball folks: 1. Tiverton Taxpayer Association’s Justin Katz, as a Town Council member and author of several petitioner budgets, "develops" a budget including … more
To the editor: Just a short letter of appreciation to the Little Compton Tree Committee for the wonderful surprise delivered to my house. I submitted an application for an evergreen tree; an … more
Dear Gov. Raimondo: The small business owners of Historic Downtown Bristol have recently been dismayed to discover a plan to close the main artery for traffic into our area during our peak months, … more
Kudos to Pete Hewett for his May 9 letter, “Parents should be held accountable for students’ actions.” We pick them up, drive them to school, feed them two meals and babysit them … more
I am writing in response to Rep. Susan Donovan’s letter last week (“Evergreen bill restores balance between unions and employers”). The Evergreen Bill will ultimately raise property … more
I am writing in response to Eric Hall’s April 29 letter in the Providence Journal (“Blatant Conflicts of Interest Permitted in RI”). The “Evergreen” legislation that … more
To the editor: As we near the end of budget season, I write to ask that you stay until the end of the Financial Town Meeting on Wednesday, May 22 and that you consider casting one of your votes … more
To the editor: Voters at the Town of Barrington’s annual Financial Town Meeting on May 22, 2019 will be asked to approve the town’s acquisition of property located on George Street, … more
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