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To the editor: Thank you to all the voters and supporters of my successful campaign for the Westport Board of Health. It was a great learning experience for me and I met a lot of wonderful people. … more
To the editor: I want to thank all the people who saved my life on April 17.  I want to thank the man on the Tiverton dock who called for help. I would like to thank anyone else who was … more
To the editor: It comes as no surprise that a non TTA petitioner budget has come under fire here in Tiverton. When the TTA took the majority of the Town Council this past November, they quickly … more
To the editor: I would like to thank Ms. Haynes for the great didactic example of how not to conduct a discussion on pages of a newspaper.  Nothing sets a palpably confrontational tone … more
To the editor: Prom season is upon us once again. The BHS AfterProm Committee has been working hard all year raising the funds needed to put on an all night, free event after the senior prom. The … more
Politics in Rhode Island can be a breathtaking ride. Recent actions taken by politicians show the highs and lows of the players in power. For example:GOODTreasurer Seth Magaziner and Attorney General … more
Public-sector unions should step on stage, take a bow under thunderous applause, and exit stage left. Then they should leave for good. The unions have enjoyed a run of dominance more impressive … more
Over the past several months, the Bristol Warren Regional School District has been the recipient of negative attention in the media. It goes without saying that our district, like any district, faces … more
Dartmouth has a dog park, as do Portsmouth, Fall River and lots of towns all around. Tiverton and Westport don’t have dog parks yet but could and should. Unlike bike paths, which these towns … more
To the editor: Financial Literacy Month is April of each year. This year is a special year for Rhode Islanders! In 2003, the United States Senate declared April “Financial Literacy for … more
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