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To the Editor, This is what you will not be told by Johnston elected officials about the story that was aired on Channel 10 regarding pensions being paid to recent Johnston firefighter retirees. Imagine being about 50 years old and collecting in some more
To the editor: In the May 24th 2017 issue of the Barrington Times I asked if all of us would be better represented by eliminating the yearly town financial meeting in its present venue so that … more
As you well know, Dunkin’ Donuts is requesting a special use permit to build and operate a free-standing restaurant with drive-thru service in the Gooding Plaza between Bank Newport and the … more
EDITOR's NOTE: The following is a guest commentary by former Bristol Town Councilman and Town Administrator Halsey Herreshoff. The Bristol Phoenix of May 18 well described the funding crisis of … more
It's hard to believe given the small size of our state, but Rhode Island has 150 municipal pension plans. These plans provide retirement security for the hard-working municipal employees who devote their careers to serving our local more
To the editor: The article entitled "Residents question cuts to Barrington sports" (as well as the earlier "Barrington residents: Don't cut our sports") outlines the overwhelming response to the … more
To the editor:When regionalization was first proposed I was a staunch supporter. The benefits for the future education of our youth in both the communities of Bristol and Warren certainly were … more
To the editor: In response to the Jeff Caron/Nancy Driggs letter in the May 11 edition of the paper, I feel compelled to write. Full disclosure: Yes, I am also a candidate for the Charter Review … more
To the editor: After the Tiverton Budget Committee put forward its recommendation for a 0.5% increase in local taxes, which was significantly less than the Town Council and School Committee … more
To the editor: Back in another day of a year far gone, a rag-tag bunch of Vietnam veterans and I formed a group called the Winter Soldier Investigation into US war crimes — testifying that Lt. … more
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