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In the coming weeks, a hearing will occur that will propose a bill, Reclassifying Drug Possession from a Felony to a Misdemeanor Charge. At first glance, many will say, “Why should we reduce a … more
A recent article about the anniversary of the closing of the Ladd Center, which had housed developmentally disabled adults, resurrected some humble feelings. It was my privilege to represent … more
To the editor: Barrington's municipal and school department budgets for the upcoming 2019-20 Fiscal Year are now under review and action by the Committee on Appropriations (COA) during a series of … more
To the editor: Let the harmonious Tiverton town meeting of March 11, thoughtfully described by Gerrie Brodeur in the Sakonnet Times of March 21, 2019 (p.7), become the norm that taxpayers are … more
To the editor: Bill Harkins began his announcement for reelection to the Westport Board of Health with the statement: “I am running on my record of solid management of our Health Department and … more
To the editor, Thanks for giving me the opportunity to respond. There are several groups looking to cast a bad light on this department to further their campaign. This is expected and we will not … more
To the editor: The TTA members of the new town council have an agenda that is not in the best interest of taxpayers. They have lied to the voters on multiple occasions. They are not going to keep … more
To the editor: The many failures of the current leadership of the Westport Board of Health to properly manage the board’s finances got a public airing at the Finance Committee meeting of March … more
To the editor: Spandex rotatus came out of hibernation this Saturday, March 30 – I just heard the first cry of several heading east down Meeting House Lane. Is this a first? Back home across … more
To the editor: Tanja Ryden speaks of clean water and cleaning the river as her #1 issue in Westport. This is not an easy task nor is it the only focus of the Board of Health. But I ask this — … more
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