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About the gentleman calling about SNIFFING JOINTS IN BRISTOL BARS … I’m sure if your son is in a bar drinking with you, he’s probably smoked or sniffed a joint before. Sorry, but … more
To the editor: Recently, the Bristol Town Council and the Bristol Harbormaster have taken action to reverse 30 years of support for the non-profit sailing schools that operate in Bristol … more
There is a movement afoot to eliminate grades for students, particularly in the middle schools. The argument goes as follows:Giving grades cause stress for some students. Students particularly in the … more
Is your family of the “Leave It to Beaver” variety—opposite-gender parents, first marriage for each, one or more kids? If so, your estate plan will probably be straightforward. But … more
Centuries after they buried their loved ones on a small hill overlooking what would become known as the Kickemuit River, Burr’s Hill stands today as not only a park and concert venue but, … more
To the editor:When the Purple Martins (a unique type of swallow with a shrinking habitat) return to the East Bay this Spring, they will find a new home available to them. The Warren Land Conservation … more
To the editor: I have read the letter to the editor, the article and Op Ed piece appearing in the Warren Times-Gazette in the February 8, 2017 edition. These pieces deal with the current method of … more
To the editor: Aquidneck Island has a wonderful opportunity to preserve a prime 23-acre parcel with high farming, water and wildlife values, which is at immediate risk of development. We encourage … more
The Bristol Town Council’s unanimous decision to support a 35-cent per-person “landing fee” — aka, tax — on passengers on the Prudence Ferry in my opinion is wrong. I … more
To the editor: What if the opinions of students in Barrington were actually valued?  They would be able to make positive change in their school and environment. They would be treated with … more
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