Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: We are all asked to balance our work and our family lives, but today, that is more challenging than ever before. We need to recognize the realities that today’s families face … more
To the editor, Dear members of the RI House Judiciary Committee, I understand you had a hearing on Tuesday, April 11, on House bill H-5555 that seeks to legalize marijuana for recreational use. I … more
To the editor, Thank you yet again to the members of the Bristol Town Council for endorsing a resolution to “dis-allow non-law enforcement to carry concealed firearms onto school … more
To the editor: My mother was diagnosed with ALS in October 2015. She can now walk very short distances with a walker, can only speak a couple of sentences at a time, gets 95 percent of her food … more
To the editor: As usual, the Providence Journal got it wrong. I refer to the Sunday, March 26 front-page headline, “Culture Clash.” The anti-Trump protesters behavior had nothing to … 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: We wish to extend in invitation to your readers to a rally being held to help honor and celebrate Women’s History Month and the work of multiple human rights … more
Good recycling is important for a lot of reasons. First, it is good for the environment. Ever- growing and toxic landfills are becoming a major problem. But there is a more practical reason to … more
To the editor: The Friday, Feb. 17 Providence Journal front-page article entitled "Furious Tirade” seemingly reported on the previous day's presidential press conference, but they got it … more
To the editor: The election of Donald Trump on Tuesday seems to have shocked many people in our country including pollsters, politicians and members of the news media.  Liberal … more
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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.