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As election season nears, I find myself thinking about the kind of state representative we in District 68 need. Our community needs a representative who will listen to community members’ … more
Imagine this. You have your credit card purloined by a low-income young woman who lives in South Providence. She charges hundreds of dollars in airfare for her and her spouse. A $165 service at a … more
To the editor: In response to Donna Cook regarding the Charter Review Commission (with all nine members being Tiverton Taxpayers Association), don’t fall for the “woe is me” cry. If … more
First came the news that the statewide Democratic Party endorsement went to a Trump-loving former Republican male over a female incumbent (later reversed). Searching through the local endorsements … more
To the editor:  From sloppy news reporting or the rumor mill, you may have heard that elected members of the Charter Review Commission (CRC) skipped a hearing on their own proposals to change the … more
To the editor: Barrington Books is in business to sell books and to make a profit. They have the freedom to invite in any authors whose book sales might help them to achieve that goal. Inviting an … more
For years I have spoken out against Tiverton town councilors using taxpayers’ money to fight their private battles against businesses in town. The town does not belong involved in civil … more
Somehow June and July slipped through my fingers but we still have half a summer left. (Labor Day is NOT the beginning of Fall.) Have you noticed how quiet it is in the mornings now? Our summer … more
On July 14, I took some yard waste up to the compactor. One of the workers came over and said, “no, you can’t dump that.” I had branches and such cut to the right size, but I had … more
Recently, Arlene Violet wrote a column criticizing the Catholic Church. First, I will admit that the church is not perfect, because man is involved in its operation. Among the issues she mentioned … more
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