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To the editor: The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, May 16 in the opinion section published an article written by Fred Singer, a professor emeritus of environmental science at the University of … more
All are innocent until proven guilty. But from all appearances it looks like a good citizen may have saved unknown victims from what authorities paint as a deviant sexual predator, when police … more
It’s refreshing to see the aggressive actions taken by Warren’s building department in referring problem properties to the town’s newly-formed Housing Court. The court meets Wednesday evening … more
It’s that time of year when kind individuals, such as yourselves, can help the less fortunate in our area. How? By leaving non-perishable food by your mailbox or on your porch, to be picked up … more
Here is what won’t happen when commercial medical marijuana growing operations open up in town under a newly-minted ordinance approved last week by the Warren Town Council (story, page 1): • … more
To the editor:The Warren Town Council will hold a public hearing on Thursday April 26 and vote on the rezoning of our town for the growing of marijuana. To many this may seem innocuous now, but with … more
Government can often move at a snail’s pace, a frustrating truth for anyone who has ever tried to have an issue adjudicated at the local court level. But Warren’s town council, legal staff, … more
To the editor:I'm disappointed that mistakes made by town hall have pushed back the medical marijuana zoning amendment once again. At this point, how can I not feel as if it is purposeful? More than … more
To the editor: Once again, legislation has been proposed in Rhode Island to ban battery cages for egg-laying hens. The Prevention of Farm Animal Cruelty Act, H-7456, is a modest measure which … more
When I run into people with French Canadian ancestry, I always ask if they have discovered an ancestor who was one of les filles du roi. Most don’t know what that is. When I tell them it means … more
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