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First, I would not usually do this. I would usually sit on the sidelines and make comments to my friends. Here in Bristol and Warren, even across the state, we have a growing problem. I could not … more
I woke up the other day and was watching a group of protesters stomping and burning my flag. I was so upset that I decided to write this poem. I left Bristol in 1964 and enlisted in the U.S. Air … more
To the editor: Making the rounds hereabouts earlier this summer in your U.S. Mail was a large, glossy postcard from something calling itself the Gaspee Project. Knowing recipients did recognize … more
To the editor: The Pawtucket Red Sox leaving Rhode Island and moving to Worcester — heartbreaking! The PawSox have been such a draw to Rhode Islanders for many years.  The new … more
To the editor: I have lived in Westport my entire life, all 18 years of it. My parents taught me to respect the rule of law and my elders. They also taught me to keep an open mind. The debate … more
To the editor: Responding to your editorial (“Journalists needed now more than ever,” August 23, 2018), the role of the press should be defined along with fake news. Is it all about money and … more
To the editor: On August 8 a joint meeting of the Westport Board of Health (BOH) and the Westport Agricultural Commission (AgCom) was held. During that meeting AgCom members expressed support for … more
To the editor: The recent Alex Fox letter from CVE North America required 800 words to say that the proposed Drift Road solar project was good for Westport and its citizens. Let’s see if I can … more
To the editor: I am a Portsmouth resident and have a valid transfer station sticker on one of my automobiles. I have been filling up a 32-gallon can once per day as required for free daily … more
Were you a referee in a boxing ring, in this corner would be the U.S. Department of Justice informing local municipalities that they must help Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) round up … more
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