Letters to the Editor
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To the editor:I would like to take a moment to thank all the Ward 4 residents who joined myself, Mayor DaSilva and Council President Rodericks in discussing projects happening in Riverside and … more
To the editor: Last week’s Post (March 2, 2023 edition) featured an article about Mayor DaSilva’s proposed community center, accompanied by an architectural rendering of this 61,000-sf … more
To the editor: David O’Connell (letters, "Many residents oppose proposed Assembly abortion bill," The Post, March 2, edition) seems to be lumping in all those who have had abortions with … more
To the editor: Vice President Kamala Harris recently excoriated Russia for committing crimes against humanity by their bombing and killing innocent civilians in Ukraine. Her statement is absolutely … more
To the editor: Good luck to the newly appointed Human Resources Director Dr. Robert Perry for the City of East Providence. His resume and past experience certainly is impressive and a good … more
To the editor: Why do residents and visitors using Forbes St. to enter the East Shore Expressway and go westerly have to travel into Barrington miles away to turn around? One, poor engineering, two, … more
To the editor: There has been much speculation on what concessions were made by Rep. Kevin McCarthy to the holdouts preventing his becoming house speaker. Based on the strong moral fortitude and … more
To the editor: Red light cameras, speed zone cameras…Why doesn’t the city just put cameras throughout the whole city? They just keep adding more and more. Do they really have to on nine … more
To the editor: January brings the official end of the contract with Superintendent Emeritus Kathryn Crowley, who has served our city and our school department well for 6 years. I believe all of … more
To the editor: In October 2022, we hosted a book drive, collecting new books to benefit the members of the Boys and Girls Club of East Providence. Thanks to the incredible generosity of family, … more
To the editor: News Item…Gov. Greg Abbott sends bus loads of migrants to V.P.’s home during record cold snap… Would someone please attempt to explain to me why sending … more
To the editor: The League of Women Voters of RI would like to thank the candidates who participated and citizens who sent in questions for our forums in Bristol, Warren, Barrington and East … more
To the editor: Thomas Paine, the often quoted colonial newsman, once wrote, "If you are afraid to offend, you can't be honest.” Hospitals across the river and the Washington Bridge … more
To the editor: Sarah Smalley wrote a letter to the Post last week in which she spoke disparagingly about the unsuccessful effort by Councilpeople Mourato and Souza to place a bond resolution on … more
To the editor: You may have noticed that so-called “parents’ rights” groups have popped up all over the country in the past year and have created controversies in school … more
To the editor: Many local candidates are trying to capitalize on the public’s frustration with the Metacomet issue with promises like, “We will keep Metacomet green” or “We … more
To the editor: Now that the East Providence High School is up and running and has beautiful athletic fields on campus, what is the fate of the iconic Pierce Field? Will it be used for community … more
To the editor: I find it troubling when candidates for public office refuse to debate their opponents or to participate in local forums. Many voters learn about candidates through public … more
To the editor: Federal Judge Smith of Rhode Island made a decision that truck tolls, not applicable to automobiles, is unconstitutional by the Commerce Clause of the federal constitution. That … more
To the editor: One has to feel for the citizens of the sunshine state, et.al., who have had their lives ripped apart by hurricane Ian this week. At the same time you can only feel distain for … more
To the editor:I would like to commend the East Providence Post for the high degree of editorial bravery displayed in your call to divert a higher amount of tax dollars from the general fund towards … more
To the editor: I have just finished reading the editorial “Protect the Path” (The East Providence Post, August 25 edition) , while I strongly agree with no motorized vehicles on the path, … more
To the editor: I have read all the flyers I have received from everyone running for office in East Providence and not one of them mentions doing anything for us seniors Seems like we don't even … more
To the editor: In his letter to the Aug. 25 edition of The Post , Matthew Fletcher uses the faulty reasoning so popular to the NRA, Fox News, et. al., to bolster their argument that allowing the … more
To the editor: It is hard for me to see the school traffic cameras as anything but a source of revenue for the city. In particular, the camera at Bay View– on only one side of the street! - … more
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