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The main notion behind the multi-trillion federal bailout was to pump aid directly and immediately to citizens who have suffered financial harm during the pandemic. That injection of cash will then … more
To the editor: I thought we had put this issue behind us ages ago but now see there is a whole new effort to spend $1 to 2 million on a project that will do NOTHING to change the oyster/flow … more
As a gun owner, veteran, and a former Naval War College instructor, I agree the Founding Fathers saw the value in an armed citizenry. However, we need to take into account vast changes in the world … more
In the March 4 Phoenix, State Rep. Susan Donovan and Kelly Nevins (who?) urged us to leap for the nearest phone and ask our legislators to support the Fair Pay Act. I cannot find a bill on the … more
To the editor: Sometimes things work – and sometimes they don’t. The new feeder holding 20 pounds of black oil seed is a huge success and we have had to refill it. Of course there has … more
To the editor: Wake up, Tiverton voters, you no longer have the power to determine whether casino gaming revenue should be placed in restricted accounts.  The threat of COVID, even as … more
To the editor:   People have always loved feeding ducks and waterfowl, and bringing children to local ponds and beaches to feed the ducks is a time honored tradition, but it is harmful … more
Rich and poor. Old and young. Brilliant and simple. Mighty and meek. All manner of people share the same ultimate fate.  As a lifelong bedside Registered Nurse, I have seen the emotional and … more
To the editor: Food for thought: Total cost (principal and fees and interest) of the recently approved seven state bonds: $642 million. 2021 total Rhode Island bond obligations is … more
To the editor: Dennis August Almeida wrote a letter to the editor mentioning that a visiting friend “commented on how shabby the Town Hall looked, with its fading and peeling paint and … more
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