Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: When a $1.2 million spending increase is characterized as a “cut” something is wrong.  For the last two fiscal years the school administration has generated … more
To the editor: Unlike the past few years, this year the Budget Committee (BC) recommends a budget that requires a 0.5% tax levy increase all while absorbing a $515,000 bond interest payment … more
To the editor: The implementation of the 8:30 school start time for this fall died a quiet death at the school committee meeting last week. .. and it is nothing to cheer about.   Another … more
To the editor: (On April 12), the Planning Board (with the exception of one) approved a request to grant a variance to the developer of the Dollar General. He wants to put in an O'Reilly Auto … more
To the editor: While daffodils burst into bloom and we rev up our lawnmowers, female osprey are hunkering down for five weeks of stillness.  For the next 35 days or more, each female has the … more
To the editor, I want to take a moment to acknowledge and celebrate this week the 195th anniversary of North Burial Ground. On April 17, 1822, the Bristol Town Council approved the … more
To the editor, Last week’s letter to the editor inadvertently left out our extra special thank-you to Joe and Celeste Coehlo, owners of Safeway, for all their help with the Fourth of July … more
I’m calling about the most recent Town Council meeting. I’m wondering if ALL THE ISSUES IN BRISTOL HAVE BEEN SOLVED, in that the Town Council is addressing illegal immigration. They … more
To the editor: As a recently retired parent of a 17-year-old from Portsmouth who has worked since I was my son’s age, a fair minimum wage is important to me.  Rep. Ken Mendonca's … more
To the editor: As an active member of Rhode Island AARP for 20 years, I am a great supporter of their advocacy efforts to help the senior population. Elderly friends of mine repeatedly have said … more
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