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At the Bristol Warren Region School Committee meeting held on May 27, I had planned on speaking during public comment to share my opinions on school committee member Carly Reich’s sexist and … more
To the editor: On Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, the veterans of our town will remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Throughout our history, men and women lost their lives … more
To the editor: On May 20 there was an email about volunteers being needed to serve on the “Resilience and Energy Committee and Zoning Board review.   Zoning Board?  It is … more
Public bodies can meet behind closed doors if they’re discussing someone’s job performance or negotiating terms of a contract. They can add things to their agenda if a majority agree to … more
I’m writing in response to frequent letter-writer Michael Proto and his recurring commentary on racism. How can anyone tell who is a racist and who is not? Can you see into a person’s … more
For a town that prides itself on hosting the “Oldest Continuous 4th of July Celebration” in the country, there seems to be little respect for the Stars and Stripes that honors our hard … more
More than 600 Rhode Island students from grades 7 to 12 were featured in the 2021 RIMEA (Rhode Island Music Education Association) All-State Music Festival Concert, premiering on YouTube on May 2, … more
To the editor: Dear members of the Committee on Appropriations, this letter is to echo and support Town Council President Mike Carroll’s letter of May 4, 2021 regarding funding of a capital … more
To the editor: After 15 months of shifting and adapting, this Small Business Month I’m reminded of important lessons I’ve learned as a Tiverton business owner that apply far beyond our … more
To the editor: Thank you to all the “magicians” on staff at Barrington Public Library for introducing me to programs on Zoom. Who knew how much pleasure you could … more
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