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EDITOR's NOTE: The following is a guest commentary by former Bristol Town Councilman and Town Administrator Halsey Herreshoff. The Bristol Phoenix of May 18 well described the funding crisis of … more
To the editor: Can you hear the sound of our health care system collapsing? It is not just the threat of TrumpCare, which throws 24 million Americans off health insurance while cutting taxes for … more
To the editor:When regionalization was first proposed I was a staunch supporter. The benefits for the future education of our youth in both the communities of Bristol and Warren certainly were … more
To the editor: In March, I attended a hearing for House Bill H-6023, which would prohibit the intensive confinement of pregnant sows, veal calves and egg-laying hens, as well as the sale of … more
To the editor:After reading Mrs. McDougall’s Letter to the Editor a couple of weeks ago, I decided to read the Town Charter and confirm for myself what she has said. In case you missed it, she … more
“If you don’t like it, do something about it.” Words to live by. Yet, too often, people will spot a problem, complain ad nauseum about it to anyone who will listen, and then … more
To the editor:Our town officials are still blind to the law that requires ADA issues, I addressed months back to what in my opinion was a waste of tax dollars, when the town completed repairs to Cole … more
To the editor: These are tough times for reproductive justice.  With the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, the United States Supreme Court is potentially just one justice away from being in … more
To the editor:Stephen Smith's comments last week on the Warren Town Council’s final budget hearing were right on target. I, too, was at that … more
The waters are rising, of that there is no longer any doubt. No one can credibly argue any more that sea level rise — caused by human activity that has fueled global climate change — is a … more
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