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To the editor: I urge Tiverton residents to watch the June 25, 2018 Town Council meeting  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5erPgoa1hr0  Start at 1 hour 22 minutes) and witness just one of … more
To the editor: Old Westport roads, two-lanes, usually wind between stone walls, under shade when white oaks aren’t blighted.  I have read many books while walking, including Milton’s Paradise … more
While the focus on elections last week was primarily on the gubernatorial races (and lesser so, the race for Lieutenant Governor) an interesting story was developing on the legislative front that may … more
To the editor: This letter is not just a tribute to the late Matt Harris — I was his neighbor and friend of his youth, but also a salute to Warren’s Finest and his fellow fire fighters … more
AUTUMNAL EQUANOX – Half way to winter: September 21, 1938 – and tomorrow, September 21, 2018. Senior citizens recall that most devastating hurricane here in recorded history exactly 80 … more
If only we had a flag co — oh wait a minute, we do have a flag code. Subsequent to the death of U.S. Sen. John McCain, flag-respecting Americans jumped into action and demonstrated their … more
I was perplexed to read Halsey Herreshoff’s pessimistic view on the nature and tenor of American politics from “D.C. to Bristol” (Letters to the Editor, “Town clerk is the … more
Sir Winston Churchill once commented to the effect that government by democracy is flawed but that there is no better system. The same might be observed about our American method of voting officials … more
To the editor: A farmer's right to farm ends if his irresponsible use of chemicals ends up in a town's groundwater or in the farm products he produces. Roundup (Glyphosate) has now been … more
To the editor: Over the last two years, I have yet to meet a single Tiverton resident who does not like the privacy and sense of transparency and control afforded by the Financial Town Referendum. … more
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