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To the editor: After reading the story about the special Town Council meeting dealing with Fire Department employee retention, I had to respond. It never seems to end — either we are having a … more
To the editor:Stephen Smith's comments last week on the Warren Town Council’s final budget hearing were right on target. I, too, was at that … more
The waters are rising, of that there is no longer any doubt. No one can credibly argue any more that sea level rise — caused by human activity that has fueled global climate change — is a … more
Reprinted from the Warren-Times Gazette, April 17, 1913: With its eyeless sockets upturned to the skies, with a few scattered wisps of what once was hair clinging to the yellow bone, it lay upon … more
To the Editor:Having been a regular attendee at city council meetings for many years now, I can remember what sparked my interest in local civics, or should I say, “my concern.” Prior to … more
Last Thursday, the City Council of Providence unanimously passed a new public safety ordinance called the “Community Safety Act (CSA).” After a an Attorney General review and a second council … more
To the Editor: Last week, a behind-closed-doors agreement to lease public Doric Park to a private soccer club was crafted by Mayor Fung. Details of the plan were provided to the public at a press conference staged with soccer-uniformed children, at which more
Could it be that Rhode Islanders don't believe what they would like to believe? That would be our conclusion after the recent Bryant Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership poll that looked at the two proposals concerning the elimination or reduction more
To the Editor: I was thrilled to see the animal control officer parked at the beginning of the paths at Rocky Point on a recent Sunday. I read that they were going to start doing that because of people like you, who believe they do not have to obey the more
To the editor: An elected Barrington official recently crowed “this is democracy at work” smugly referring to the approval of the MS bond issue at the March FTM. It’s easy when … more
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