Letters to the Editor
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Thanks to you, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, we have the solution to school safety.  One single entrance with an armed guard at his/her post. Well, by golly, this idea requires a closer … more
South Shore beach is a breathtaking natural resource in Little Compton. For generations it was known as the "Town Beach" enjoyed mainly by residents with some visitors. However, in the recent past … more
To the editor: Once again, I find myself writing in defense of my Tiverton neighbors, various other local and statewide stakeholders, and the underserved communities impacted by the pending oyster … more
To the editor: For the past year there has been considerable private and public bashing of the Tiverton Planning Board by a couple of Tiverton town councilors, the Tiverton Town Administrator and … more
To the editor: Limited natural resources and not snob zoning restrict the building of affordable housing in Little Compton. A Research Report by Statewide Planning in 1986 dictated at a minimum, … more
I watched the testimony on H8244 and I commend Rep. Edwards for taking a stand and introducing the bill which is an attempt to move any new oyster farm to a location 1,000 feet offshore. Rep. Edwards … more
Just to the south of Little Compton, RI is the Atlantic Ocean and to the west the Sakonnet River. A place by the sea. Predominantly a small rural-farming community with an impressive ocean view. A … more
Special kudos to Republican senators! They have instilled courage into every student in America. You see, as astute people know, there is no courage without vulnerability. And because the GOP is so … more
To the editor: This is a plea to Rhode Island state senators to take quick action in passing S2646, the bill to ban the sale of new fur products throughout the state.  This bill prohibits … more
By Reps. Terri Cortvriend and June Speakman They are in the coating of your nonstick frying pan. The wrapper of your favorite burger. The stain-resistant upholstery of your couch, and even the … more
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