Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: I sent the following email to the town councils of Portsmouth and Bristol, our state legislative delegation, and the board of the R.I. Police Chiefs Association. At the Aug. 17 … more
I am sure you have noticed how an ordinary looking teenager suddenly changes into someone you want to look at again and again. I call it their time of beauty and that is what is happening in the Back … more
I enjoy watching major league baseball games, and the Washington Nationals, the Nats, are my team. To date they’re in last place in the NL East Division with a record of 35-68 and are beginning … more
I read the letter “Shall not be infringed” with amusement and despair. I would like to address a few of the claims the writer made in his letter: 1. When did a … more
As we look ahead to the fall, I have two major concerns about student safety while riding bicycles to school based on my observations this summer. 1. I have seen many young bicycle riders (and … more
I’m writing in response to a letter dated Aug. 3, entitled “Shall not be infringed.” I appreciate that the author took the time to reference some American history, specifically … more
To the editor: As I ride around Rhode island I find churches, synagogues, and other houses of worship on almost every corner. I daresay most if not all have the Ten Commandments as a fundamental … more
To the editor: Not so long ago, being teased (bullying was always wrong) was just part of growing up.  And being needled was just part of being a public figure. Teasing and needling once … more
To the editor: At the July 11 meeting, the Portsmouth Town Council voted 7-0 to rescind their approval of the pilot program to place Automated License Plate Readers at the approaches to the Mt. … more
To the editor: The June 30, 2022 edition of The Portsmouth Times confuses me. In the article regarding solar facilities, Council Vice President Ujifusa, sitting as Town Council president, states … more
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