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To the editor: Shouldn't schools be able to focus on educational issues without outside, non-educational distractions such as religious holidays? School closings, calendars and schedules can and should be made without regard for … more
To the editor With the discussion of a casino for Tiverton underway, I urge the public to hear Robert Steele at the new Tiverton Library next Monday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 pm.  His popular book, "The Curse: Big-Time Gambling's Seduction of a … more
To the editor: The beginning of fall marks an annual event that is very special to me and my family, The Alzheimer’s Association’s “Walk to End Alzheimer’s.” This event raises money to support Alzheimer patient and caregiver … more
When I first meet clients and discuss trusts, I often hear remarks such as, “I don’t really know what a trust is.” I thought it might be helpful in this column to discuss very basically what a trust is and why trusts are used in estate … more
To the editor: Dear Portsmouth property owner: The Town of Portsmouth and its contractor, Vision Government Solutions Inc. are beginning the first phase of the state-mandated revaluation. This first phase requires the town to … more
To the editor: Open letter to the Little Compton Town Council concerning water quality in Sakonnet Harbor … My husband and I are retired from DEM Marine Fisheries and US EPA Atlantic Ecology Division.  Our oaths to protect the … more
“If it moves, ve vill (sic) kill it,” so intoned Arnold Schwarzenegger  in one of his movies. I happen to think that is the motto of the democrat leadership in this state. Taxpayers are in the crosshairs of their social experiments. The … more
What to fish for and where? I ask myself that question every day… if I am not fishing, I am thinking about fishing. This season has been great—a lot of species to fish for and all you have to do is decide where and how to fish for them. If I … more
To the editor: In the school I taught at some years ago, our Head, knowing that opinions among teachers often arise, urged us to “disagree agreeably,” meaning that we should stick to the issues at hand, avoiding harsh language and … more
To the editor: On behalf of the Union Public Library Association, I would like to thank the greater Tiverton community for their support of our annual book sale and bake sale fundraiser held on August 15 and 16. It was a great success! … more
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