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An economic adviser to former President Ronald Reagan, Milton Friedman, is quoted as saying, “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there’d be a … more
To the editor:It is a shame on your reporting etiquette as you have that knack of taking the heart of the story and turning it around. This is in reference to the article in July … more
To the editor: My last report told about the U. S. Navy ship Yankee going aground off Westport.  Applications were sent out by the Navy asking for bids to salvage the ship. A Mr. Arbuckle … more
To the Editor: It is unfortunate that “Stop the Insanity” Westport was unhappy with my July 13th letter. Apparently, they failed to understand the lead point and the larger issue. To dismiss the small things that they focused on: first, had they read and understood thoroughly, they’d have been clear that I never alleged that town funding went to this exercise. I only said it was not worth officials’ time.  more
To the Editor: It used to be an easy, pleasant ride on a Sunday morning from Coventryto Sts. Rose and Clement Church in Warwick. Not anymore. We now have to deal with the challenge of the mind-boggling rotary in Apponaug. That peaceful little town was more
To the editor: I’d like to thank Justin Katz for admitting that he and a number of his Tiverton Taxpayer Association cohorts actively conspired to manipulate the Tiverton Budget Committee … more
To the editor: The day before our Charter Review Commission (CRC) election, Deborah Scanlon Janick published on her Facebook page a string of private emails sent among some members of the town’s … more
Where have all the philosophers gone? Once upon a time those who practiced “the love of wisdom” were considered wise for their willingness to ask life’s big questions. Today, philosophy is … more
The president of any public or private college or university must serve, first and foremost, as the institution's biggest cheerleader. To spearhead the charge in educating the world's future generations of politicians, educators, healthcare more
At Mayor Scott Avedisian's invitation, tomorrow morning at 10:30 the state's congressional delegation, along with city elected officials, will gather at the Rocky Point Park arch to commemorate another development on the property. There have been other more
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