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To the editor: I write this letter to all Little Compton voters to point out the accomplishments of members of our present Town Council.  With over 75 years of combined service, they have made … more
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‘Tis the season! The lawn signs are out and the letters are flooding in to the editor. For the record, I’m a registered independent voter and believe that thinking critically … more
To the editor: According to last week’s Sakonnet Times article, the utility-scale solar facility proposal for Wingover Farm is the first to get to the master plan stage at the Tiverton Planning … more
To the editor: I would like to address the issue of how Tiverton will use the $3 million from the casino revenue. As a member of the Casino Subcommittee, I heard much discussion on how the town … more
To the editor: The Tiverton Town Council’s proposed use of the casino revenue deserves our support. The proposed Charter Amendment No. 10 requiring the town to use the casino revenue for debt … more
To the editor: The sticker shock of August property tax bills is still on the minds of Barrington residents. Everyone, that is, except one: Sweetbriar Limited Partners, the for-profit developer of … more
To the editor: Fifty years ago the tobacco industry went to great lengths to manipulate us into believing that smoking was safe. Using their own words (from a 1969 industry memo): "Doubt is our … more
To the editor: Should the incumbent Tiverton Town Council be re-elected?  That is the first question that Tiverton voters should be asking.  Based upon the actions of the Town Council over … more
To the editor: Some readers may have seen on Bill Maher’s HBO program his humorous, “I can’t prove it’s true ...” segment.  Two national examples might be the following: ‘I can’t … more
To the editor: We were reading the council question of the week, and the false unsupported statements made by the candidates. Once again we would like to clarify to the town council candidates … more
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