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To the editor: A recent news item tells us that the Portsmouth State Police Barracks is scheduled for rehabilitation. Does that means that the State Troopers are going to patrol Aquidneck … more
To the editor: At the June 5 Annual Town Meeting, Westport approved changes to zoning bylaws to allow non-medical marijuana establishments in specifically defined areas of town.  In public … more
To the editor: Thanks and a tip of the hat to Westport Shorelines this week for their extensive coverage of Westport's Annual Town Meeting, June 5. If you couldn't go, at least you can read what … more
I find it difficult to understand why some Americans are reluctant to give credit to America for taking a lead in ending slavery in North America. We will concede ending slavery was not a unique … more
To the editor: This spring the Barrington Town Council voted to add a one-time appropriation of $500,000 to the town budget for affordable housing. The lack of affordable housing in town has been … more
To the editor: Barrington is an amazing town. Our neighborhoods are filled with people who are passionate about the community; our schools, our shores, parks and fields, our library, the … more
To the editor: The Barrington Conservation Commission, in cooperation with the Energy and Resilience Committee would like to remind residents that properly managed lawns can sequester carbon in … more
Note: The following was written by a Barrington Middle School sixth-grader as part of a project on advocacy in their community. Did you know for every dollar a man earns, a woman earns 82 cents? … more
Legislation before the Rhode Island General Assembly would take a swipe at both newspapers and transparency in government — two things that are intrinsically linked. House Bill 6375 and Senate … more
Brady Sullivan Properties, LLC, is seeking Town of Bristol approval to redevelop the Thames Street Robin Rug complex to include 151 rental units and a small number of retail outlets. The development … more
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