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To the editor: Barrington has a serious case of “Afluenza.” From Psychology Today, Peggy Drexler PH.D: Our gender our selves — “'Afluenza' has been described as a … more
To the editor: Plastic litter — plastic bags, straws, plastic bottles, to-go coffee lids — ends up as debris on land and in our waterways. You have probably seen sad images of … more
To the editor: Local newspapers have been flooded with letters trying to persuade Westporters to vote yes for a new middle/high school on February 27. Common to these bandwagon letters is that we … more
To the editor: This August will mark the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Rhode Island in 1778, which culminated in Portsmouth. This battle, between the British occupiers of Aquidneck Island and … more
To the editor: As legislators, we must treat each taxpayer dollar with the utmost respect, seeking to maximize its effectiveness and efficiency. That is our responsibility as elected officials. As … more
To the editor: We are writing in support of the new middle-high school proposal in Westport and want to urge our friends and neighbors to vote yes on February 27.   We know thaat we are not … more
To the editor: I have been following the process for the new school building project in Westport and based on comments that I’ve heard, I feel the need to respond. Coming out of eighth grade, I … more
To the editor: Passions are running high on the new Westport school ballot initiative, engaged citizens are listening and reading, debating with each other, and meeting in small and large groups … more
To the editor: I write to this newspaper about a subject that happens too often without notice and probably affects all three island communities. I speak about the dwindling amount of old houses, … more
Several years ago, when Bristol was about to acquire the Quinta-Gamelin Center from the Army Reserve, a group of us had explored the idea that the town partner with the YMCA  to manage and run … more
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