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To the editor: In the lead story of the September 21 edition, "Council okays hire of five new officers," the police chief justifies the expenditure because of "increases in police activity in many … more
With great enthusiasm, Town Meeting voters in Westport approved an ‘agri-tourism’ measure a couple of years back that would allow all sorts of fun on farms. They did it because farmers say … more
To the editor: In March, the City of Newport awarded a contract to purchase a new fireboat for the city’s fire department. The City Council voted to spend $887,642 on an aluminum vessel … more
To the editor: Many are beyond disappointed by the recent actions and vote taken by four members of the Tiverton Town Council. As a lifelong Tiverton resident who has attended countless town … more
To the editor:Arlene Violet’s “Growing Decency Deficit” (August 30-31) was a breath of fresh air. We are constantly bombarded with articles on how”the other guy” is … 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 … 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, yard sale and bake sale fundraiser … more
To the editor: It has been over a year since several of us with better taste and an eye for what is proper and decorous publicly called for the removal of Westport’s insidious “fork in the … more
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To the editor: Efforts to improve the programs and effectiveness of DCYF have continued to be a top priority for me personally and many of my colleagues. The work is far from complete and recent … more
To the editor: A faithful reader waylaid me the other day to describe some strange behavior on the part of “a little bird that had some yellow on it.” The bird was working on completely … more
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