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On April 20, 2010, the oil rig, Deepwater Horizon, exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, releasing millions of barrels of oil into pristine ocean waters. Desperate to contain the spill, the U.S. government … more
I have finally, at long last, figured out how to travel...from Providence to East Providence. My lifelong habit was to cross a little red bridge and voila! There I was, decade after … more
I write this on January 17th, the 264th anniversary of Paul Cuffe’s birth and one day after the nation celebrated Martin Luther King Day. Both these men led heroic lives devoted to educational … more
A retiring Episcopal priest moved to a city where a younger friend led another congregation.  He told his friend that every Sunday he would sit in a back pew reading the newspaper, … more
The Mass. Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) has proposed regulations to restore nitrogen impaired estuaries in Westport as well as Cape Cod, the Islands and the Southcoast. There has been a lot … more
Editor’s note: This letter was sent to the chief officer of the Environment Branch for Renewable Energy at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in Sterling, Va. It was titled: “An open … more
To the editor: News Item…Gov. Greg Abbott sends bus loads of migrants to V.P.’s home during record cold snap… Would someone please attempt to explain to me why sending … more
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has proposed a set of regulations to address the nitrogen pollution degrading our coastal waters, including the Westport and Slocums … more
There is no lack of housing being built in Little Compton, but it’s definitely not for affordable housing. It’s at Warren’s Point and other totally private ocean-front areas, … more
Let this be the Christmas of Kindness. Let it be filled with family and friends, for sure, but also the season of reaching out. To an ailing sufferer. To someone who just needs a warm meal or a quiet … more
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