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To the editor: The Sakonnet Times article of July 12, 2018 [see online version here: http://www.eastbayri.com/stories/tiverton-councilor-councilor-lebeau-explodes-at-meeting-stages-loud-opposition,53255] describing the immature and destructive antics of Councilor Randy Lebeau at a recent Tiverton Town Council meeting brought to mind a common remedy. more
Kudos to Chairman Michele Martins and all the members of the Bristol Fourth of July Committee who worked to make this year’s parade so great. With the additional marching bands included in the … more
Depending upon your point of view, the recent United States Supreme Court decision regarding fair share dues to a union is either a great decision which upheld the First Amendment or a terrible blow … more
The Fourth of July to some folks means fireworks, family, reunions, concerts, barbeques, and picnics. Here in Bristol it means all of that and so much more. In Bristol we celebrate the oldest … more
Bristol’s current battle will decide the sustainable growth or destruction of what has made this small-scale, family-oriented town an historic gem, delighting residents and visitors. The … more
Note: This letter was directed to the chairman of the Bristol Democratic Town Committee. To the editor: I am writing to inform you that I have changed my voting affiliation from a Democrat to … more
Congratulations to the Bristol Fourth of July Committee for an exceptional job on the parade this year. However, I was disturbed by a story that was told to me by one of the marchers in the Mt. Hope … more
The fourth week of July marks two years since the second Medeiros tenant farm tragedy shocked and sickened Westport residents and people across the country. We became That Place where “the … more
I think 20 candidates to run for Town Council in Tiverton is a record! All but one current councilor is running again. Did they think they did a good job?  I think they were the most … more
As we face the impending likelihood of a majority anti-choice Supreme Court, it is important that Rhode Islanders understand what reproductive rights we’d have in the absence of Roe V. Wade. … more
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