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To the editor: At the Little Compton Town Financial Meeting on 18 May 2021, I  tried to extract the school stroke from the omnibus amendment proposed by the Town Financial Committee to vote … more
To the editor: My Fellow Citizens of Barrington, as you may or may not be aware, the Town of Barrington will be flying a rainbow banner on June 1 under the American Flag at the Town Hall over the … more
To the editor: Yup, why not replace the troubled bike path bridges with covered bridges? Why not start a trend? Perhaps the idea will grow… Imagine riding your bike through an exact replica … more
To the editor: On Thursday, May 13, the largest mass shooting in Providence’s history happened. Nine people were injured, three critically so. I later found out that my younger brother was … more
I don’t like Congressional Republican Liz Cheney. She is a bit too conservative for my liking, having voted 86 percent of the time in line with Trump’s dastardly policies. She threw her … more
To justify enabling a towering eyesore in the midst of a historic district, granting wild deviations from town zoning, and infuriating most everybody who lives there, a project would need to be … more
The DOT was looking for approval for its new detour plan. What it received was an earful from residents and political leaders about how important the East Bay Bike Path bridges are. Unfortunately, … more
Parents and grandparents of children attending public schools, take special notice. Critical Race Theory (CRT) is a cancer that is infiltrating public schools everywhere. Traditional civics … more
I read in the Bristol Phoenix that this season’s music concerts, in celebration of the Fourth of July, are moved to Roger Williams University. The article said the committee’s request for … more
To the editor: I am a child that likes to read the Times. I would love it if there was more stuff for children, like a comics page. Submitted along with this letter is a comic strip I created that … more
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