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This is written in response to the letter by Gerald Nutini, “In defense of true patriotism.” “American is an idea.” Nothing could be further from the truth. America is a … more
To the editor: I am a pro-life woman. I believe that an unborn child deserves the protection of our Constitution, especially the right to life. I believe that the acceptance of abortion as a … more
Benny’s is my favorite store! Did you read that in the sing song commercial voice? Because that’s how it came out in my head.  Growing up in Rhode Island, Benny’s has … more
Let’s get one thing clear right off the bat…I don’t want to write this blog post. I have fought writing this blog all week and tried to write on three other topics, but none of … more
To the editor: The committee on appropriations has a refreshing idea in the neighborhood meetings.  After all the neighborhood meetings are completed, the financial town meeting could be a … more
To the editor: Those filing for the new senior tax exemption be aware that you are sending a treasure trove of information to the office of the assessor.  Consisting of: Name, address, SS … more
To the editor: It’s not an overstatement to say that last week Little Compton lost an icon. Chet (“Junior”) Wilkie, 84, collapsed while visiting an excavating job in town – his lifelong … more
Are you as fed up as I am with the steady diet of fabrications coming out of the state house? Bloviating has become second nature. Here are just a couple of examples.PawSox stadiumThe owners (and, … more
To the editor: Certainly there are some very low income seniors that require special property tax exemption consideration. However, for the rest of us, the proposed changes in the exemption are … more
To the editor: Lately all the lights on the utility poles on Crandall Road in Adamsville have been re-lit. That's a lot of light pollution. It was better when only two utility pole lights were … more
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