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In a sea of preposterous proposals to surface lately, the notion of cutting the Coast Guard, in part to help pay for a border wall, is in a league of its own. President Tump has proposed just that … more
To the editor, I was surprised and disappointed at the recent action by the Town Council to raise the mooring fees for the non-profit sailing schools in town. I regard the schools as one of … more
To the editor: I was physically unable to be present at the special town financial meeting held at Barrington High School because I could not find a place to park. By the time I arrived at the … more
In a sea of preposterous proposals to surface lately, the notion of cutting the Coast Guard, in part to help pay for a border wall, is in a league of its own. President Tump has proposed just that … more
To the editor: So there are many people in the town that are happy now.  The new middle school has been approved and funded. No one can argue that a new school wasn’t needed. … more
To the editor: Members of the Tiverton Budget Committee would like to remove the public forum from their meetings and therefore ban the public from giving its thoughts and input to the committee … more
To the editor: While March 17 generally means just “St. Patrick’s Day” to most, the date does have another significance for we Barringtonians. At the end of 1775 and beginning … more
More and more towns across Rhode Island have eliminated their financial town meetings. In fact, just a year ago Warren dropped its FTM and turned over almost the entire budget process — at … more
To the editor: The recently proposed American Health Care Act (aka “TrumpCare”) is a disaster for American health care. According to the Congressional Budget Office, TrumpCare will … more
To the editor: When we chose to buy our first home last year, we chose Tiverton for its small town feel despite adjacency to bigger cities. When we bought the house, we chose to pull our daughter … more
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