Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: Tiverton’s Budget Committee has been taken over by a special interest group whose primary objective has been to have enough power to successfully strip funding from various town … more
To the editor: After reading the story about the special Town Council meeting dealing with Fire Department employee retention, I had to respond. It never seems to end — either we are having a … more
I can’t get the better in last week’s Phoenix — God decides gender, no one else — out of my head. I feel like the Bristol Warren Regional School Committee is more in line with … more
To the editor:Stephen Smith's comments last week on the Warren Town Council’s final budget hearing were right on target. I, too, was at that … more
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
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