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George Mendonsa fought in World War II’s Pacific Theater, fished a lifetime on Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay, remained married to the love of his life for … more
To the editor: The Tiverton Town Council has been seated for just shy of four months of their two-year appointments and the outlook for the town in the coming 20 months does not look favorable. In … more
To the editor: The TTA Town Council majority appointed to the town attorney post a person with a probable conflicts and without relevant local governance experience. This same majority, … more
In most casual fashion, Rhode Island is putting big money on a most dangerous bet. The state is wagering that the few millions a year it expects to win from on-line sports betting will offset the … more
To the editor: How interesting was the Sakonnet Times dated January 31, 2019! There on the front page we have an article by Jim McGraw regarding substance abuse prevention and local clergy working … more
Library: Our voices, votes will matter, even if council didn’t listen To the editor: I spoke last night ( 2/11/19) at the Town Council meeting in regards to the Tiverton Library Board … more
To the editor: For those of you who are opposed to a border wall, which is in place to protected the citizens of the United States, I have this to say:  Read your history.  It is an ugly one, … more
To the editor: Citizens of Tiverton, I share your pain having your town manager trying to manage what he is incapable of doing. As a citizen of Warren, we had his position of town manager which … more
To the editor: Westport now has a Tenant Farm Regulation. The Board of Health confirms it will affect four people. I’d like to leap up and cheer about finally making some headway in this … more
To the editor: I viewed on YouTube the 1/28/19 Town Council meeting interview process for the library board positions. I am in support of Ms. Sutherland and Ms. Cody for these appointments as they … more
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