Letters to the Editor
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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation plan to rebuild the Silver Creek Bridge seems a bit flawed to me. Spending $3.7 million to replace a culvert with a road over it seems excessive both in … more
To the editor: The 19 or 20 Democrats who opposed Speaker Nicholas Mattiello’s election would be wise to follow the principles outlined in George Kassis’ Jan. 3 letter to the editor (“An open … more
To the editor: Lot 3A directly abuts a 75-acre upland/saltmarsh peninsula and which extends into the Barrington River and Hundred Acre Cove estuary. The 6.5 undeveloped lot contains a freshwater … more
To the editor: Oftentimes I feel like I am beating a dead horse when it comes to educating Tiverton residents on the Tiverton Taxpayers Association (TTA) and at the same time I wonder when folks … more
To the editor: Oh, my!  Good Governance: that’s what the TTA candidates for Tiverton Town Council ran on.   Now those from the TTA who were elected — I call them the Katzenjammer Kids — … more
To the editor: An open letter to the residents of Westport …  My name is Martin Costa. I am co-owner of Westport Camping Grounds along with my mother, Tina Costa. It has come to my attention … more
To the editor: This letter is in response to Joe Crowley’s letter — ‘RI vs Mass test score comparison invalid and unfair.’ Did you know that Massachusetts was one of the leading states … more
To the editor: Tiverton will have a number of new opportunities for growth in the near future. In addition to the casino we have a hotel, something we have not had since the 1960’s when the Old … more
I was walking along the bike path in Colt State Park. The small stretch along the west side of the Mill Gut, which runs from the main road to the small parking lot near Poppasquash Road, is very … more
To the editor: Someone should explain to the recent letter writers that not everything you read on Facebook is true. Take, for instance, the rumor that the newly elected Tiverton Town Council … more
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