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The Tiverton school bus that hurtled off the highway and into the woods recently emerged dented but intact. But for those unfortunate enough to have been trapped inside without seat belts, the … more
To the editor: This concerns Mimi Karlsson's letter to the editor of Nov. 15 about legally applied agricultural chemicals. In making her sweeping, overly dramatic yet unfounded claims about … more
To the editor: Two week ago Michelle, a conservative Republican, and Elizabeth, a liberal Democrat, wrote to describe the free, day-long Red/Blue workshop we are organizing in Westport under the … more
To the editor: This Drift Road solar installation has caused so much stress to all of the abutters and other neighbors and friends affected by it for so long. We have tried to impress upon the … more
To the editor: The scores are in. Rhode Island’s students did not appear to do as well on the RICAS as students in Massachusetts.  RICAS is Rhode Island’s version of the Massachusetts … more
To the editor: It has come to the point that I can no longer sit idle and witness the name of one of Tiverton’s prettiest public areas be published incorrectly. I am writing about the green … more
To the editor: Last week (November 27) the Planning Board met with the School Building Committee for the Site Plan Review of the new school in Westport. The Town of Westport's Zoning By-Laws … more
To the editor: At the emergency December 4 Town Meeting, Westport voters will be faced with a critical decision: whether or not to spend $65,000 to fix the mess the town treasurer has made of our … more
To the editor: Westport must come together to approve $65,000 to hire a consultant to straighten out the most recent nice mess our Treasurer’s Office has gotten us into. According to an outside … more
To the editor: I don’t blame the Marine veteran in Little Compton. His letter [Nov. 15, p6] expressed dismay that our Commander-in-Chief, while in France to commemorate Armistice Day, had to … more
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