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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
John and Patrick Bowen assert that the opposition to their proposed oyster farm at Seapowet Marsh is an example of NIMBYISM (Not in my backyard). They are absolutely correct! As Little Compton … more
I would like the general public to remember what the holiday on July 4th is really all about. It's not about cookouts, parades, or fireworks. It's about "life, liberty, and the pursuit of … more
To the editor, I want to thank State Rep. Terri Cortvriend (District 72-Portsmouth, Middletown) and State Sen. Jim Seveney (District 11-Bristol, Portsmouth, Tiverton), for sponsoring legislation … more
  The Supreme Court’s ruling today, which overturned Roe v. Wade, is nothing less than a shameful, sweeping, politically-driven decision that will have life-altering, and indeed, … more
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
The Sakonnet area’s legislative delegation should hit the brakes on bills that would severely restrict oyster farms along the Sakonnet River. With the legislative session expected to adjourn … 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
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