Letters to the Editor
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My wife and I have been hiking and biking our entire lives. Hearing about the bike plan extension sounds good. I truly believe it will be dangerous — especially around the Hope and High Street … more
I have followed articles in the Phoenix about proposed additional gun control bills in Rhode Island. It seems to me the people behind this have no idea what a responsible gun owner is. The emphasis … more
Having lived on Fesser Avenue for 40 years (parallel to Ferry Road), I am well aware of the foot, car and cycling traffic in the area proposed for the bike path along the west side of Ferry Road. In … more
In early February you published an article about the rise of gun ownership in Rhode Island, the potential dangers associated with this rise and the upcoming gun safety legislation being proposed at … more
I relocated to Bristol three years ago after years coming here to visit my daughter’s family. Whether as a visitor or a new resident, I have always been in awe of how this small, highly … more
In the Speakout section of the March 4 Phoenix, a writer takes objection to facts stated in the previous week’s letters that there were 0 mass killings in Canada in 2020. Yes, unfortunately … more
To the editor, The Westport Zoning Board of Appeals has received an application to install a 150 foot cell tower at the corner of Drift Road and Route 88 in the Westport Point neighborhood and … more
To the editor, We received our first and second vaccination shots on Feb. 6th and 27th at the Dartmouth High School. The Boards of Health, volunteer nurses. police, firemen and medical personnel … more
To the editor: I am a senior citizen of the Town of Portsmouth and a member of the Board of Directors of the Portsmouth Senior Center.  I am very much concerned that the State of Rhode … more
To the editor: Rhode Island has committed again and again to in-person classes throughout this pandemic. As a teacher, I know that in-person learning is the best option for students and does not … more
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