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To the editor: By the time first responders arrive, it is already too late. The reality is that the best response to an armed threat is an immediate response. The only way to have that occur is … more
If you want to take the measure of the man, R.I. Lieutenant Governor, Dan McKee, you would observe at least 2 common threads in his life, namely, that kids come first and he improves whatever posts … more
To the editor: In 2016 my husband and I took advantage of the Solarize Barrington program and installed solar panels on our home. At the same time, we began leasing an electric Volt, with gas … more
To the editor: All politics is local. This is especially true of the politics of gun control. So, in the wake of the Parkland school shooting, it would be prudent of us to take a closer look at … more
A wise man, Benjamin Franklin, once said, “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” With the school budget a hot topic and a looming vote, we ask all Bristol and Warren … more
Please accept my response to George Burman’s, “Town should re-explore YMCA partnership” letter in last week’s edition of The Bristol Phoenix. But, before I do, I would … more
To the editor: Once again TAPIN (Touch A Person In Need) has successfully completed its holiday season. Thanksgiving led right into our Christmas distribution with tons of new toys! With the … more
Some places, fear of high taxes and big debt would be good reason to hesitate before voting yes on a near-$100 million school bond. But in Westport, property tax alarm is a bit more difficult to … more
To the editor: Congratulations to the Providence Junior Bears for winning the Northern RI Vikings' 16th annual Thanksgiving Classic 2017 Invitational Hockey Tournament. The Providence Junior … more
To the editor: Last Thursday night, I walked into Bluewater Grill for our family Valentine’s Day dinner and gave my daughter a long hug. She is only 6 and a half and didn’t know what … more
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