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To the editor: For 27 years, Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT), with the help of the island community, has tirelessly worked to conserve farmland, watershed areas and open vistas on our beautiful … more
Kudos to General Treasurer Seth Magaziner for coming up with 2 great proposals, one of which would strengthen municipal pensions and the other which stimulates loans to small Rhode Island businesses. … more
Baseball is back on the political agenda in Rhode Island again this year. After spending much of 2016 assuring fans that the PawSox were committed to Pawtucket — and to Rhode Island — the … more
To the editor: After reading a letter to the editor from Paul O’Brien, I need to respond to all the non-facts Paul published.  Mr. O’Brien blames the Committee on … more
To the editor: Well, there’s no doubt about it now. If you look up you will see that the tree tops look softer and somehow bigger, however the swamp maples have jumped the gun and their little … more
To the editor: When a $1.2 million spending increase is characterized as a “cut” something is wrong.  For the last two fiscal years the school administration has generated … more
To the editor: Unlike the past few years, this year the Budget Committee (BC) recommends a budget that requires a 0.5% tax levy increase all while absorbing a $515,000 bond interest payment … more
To the editor: The implementation of the 8:30 school start time for this fall died a quiet death at the school committee meeting last week. .. and it is nothing to cheer about.   Another … more
To the editor: (On April 12), the Planning Board (with the exception of one) approved a request to grant a variance to the developer of the Dollar General. He wants to put in an O'Reilly Auto … more
To the editor: While daffodils burst into bloom and we rev up our lawnmowers, female osprey are hunkering down for five weeks of stillness.  For the next 35 days or more, each female has the … more
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