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To the editor: I hope you will join me in supporting our two incumbent Select Board members at the April 13 town election.  Dick Brewer and Ann Boxler have well represented Westporters … more
To the editor: Thank you to the Warren Fire Department and Warren Police Department and the many volunteers who conducted the Covid-19 vaccination distribution at St. Mary of the Bay Church. They … more
To the editor: We have so many people in this community that work tirelessly to teach our youth about the harmful effects of drugs. They include teachers, guidance counselors, police officers, … more
With all the hullabaloo surrounding the recent influx of immigrants at the southern border, I thank my lucky stars that I was born here. Guatemala and Honduras, from where many immigrants have … more
To the editor: I sent a list of questions to each member of the Town Council at the e-mail addresses listed on the Town Council website. Not one question was answered. I forwarded those same … more
To the editor: “If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time or die by suicide.” - Abraham Lincoln. At … more
In response to Peter Hewett’s letter of March 25, “The 2nd amendment - a different perspective,” I offer the following for your consideration. I am not a gun owner, but a Navy … more
As I’ve been following progress on the Bristol Bicycle Connector, the question I hear repeatedly is, “Why should we let people bike through our town? They have the whole East Bay Bike … more
To the editor: The de-leveling of classes at Barrington High School has devolved into a pro-or-con, all-or-nothing, state of affairs.  I find this approach to be wrong-headed. While I … more
I would like to respond to the misleading letter from last week by Michael Byrnes about marijuana legalization. Mr. Byrnes selected six bullet points from “an article that appeared in the … more
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