Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: Ken Smith was someone I got to know, respect and deeply love in this, his last year. On Sept. 12, several days after successful heart surgery, we lost him in spite of his condition … more
This week, I reach a personal goal – one 17 years in the making. On Saturday, I’ll be donating a pint of blood that will bring my total to 75 gallons. Of all the achievements in my life, I … more
To the Editor: I first met the then-new Senator Chafee when I was chair of the Westerly GOP. I was immediately struck by his honesty and plain delivery. After I was elected in 2002 to the Westerly … more
To the Editor: Tolling is not needed to repair Rhode Island’s bridges and state roads. Rhode Island should just build truck stops on its Interstate Highways and reduce the tax on gasoline and … more
To the Editor: Because refugees are given special treatment by the United States, the number of refugees admitted each year should not be set. Admittance to the United States should be on a … more
To the Editor: At last Tuesday’s School Committee meeting, Mr. Nadeau gave an eloquent critique of the fact that the School Department is saddled with paying principal and interest on its bonded … more
To the Editor: Over the most recent years the quality of life has been diminishing in today’s culture and is now reminding me of the old 1934 Cole Porter’s musical “Anything Goes.” We … more
To the Editor: I am writing in response to Mr. Caswell’s commentary regarding heterogeneous grouping in our schools (10/6/15).    No one would dispute that the expertise of our … more
To the Editor: The recent fires at both the Four Seasons South in Warwick on Sept. 19 and the fire at the Westgate Condos on March 11 scores the immediate need to retrofit all older apartment … more
To the Editor: Truck tolls should not be an option to provide the funds to repair and replace Rhode Island’s structurally deficient bridges. Once the very expensive tolling infrastructure … more
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