Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: In West Warwick last week, a 42-year-old man who I don't know personally was appointed to a town board, despite a felony conviction on his record. Long ago in another time in his life back in 2000, he was a 23-year-old working at Metacomet more
To the Editor: I would like to thank the Warwick School Committee Chair Karen Bachus for bringing to light the importance of qualifications for elected officials as well as employees of the Warwick school system. Take for example the recent treatment of more
To the Editor: Here on Narragansett Parkway, another sure sign of the seasonal improvement of the weather, along with the emerging early flowers and the greening of the lawns, is the return of the no-muffler Harley Davidsons, tearing up the more
To the Editor: Climate change is happening here and now - and as a young person, I'm terrified. I'm 20 years old and am afraid for the kind of world I will grow into and the world that my children will have to face in 2100 and beyond. I'm concerned about more
To the Editor: After hours of testimony, debate and high emotion, the RI Senate Judiciary Committee declined to send abortion bill RHCA/S152A for a Senate floor vote. Pro-life supporters rejoiced and pro-choice advocates threw a temper tantrum. The more
To the Editor: As a mother who has experienced the benefit of childcare for the past nine years, I've seen how quality care can give children a strong start to life. I wish that every child had access to early childhood education. That's why I'm urging more
To the Editor: What does being a kid stand for, or even really mean in today's world? When I was a kid (born in 1990) it meant going outside for fresh air and friends. As soon as the school bus would drop my sister and I off at home our backpacks hit the more
To the Editor: I laughed out loud when I read Chairman McNamara's addressing the problem of our tragic statewide public education system. In reality, sorrow and anger were the true reactions. The chairman of the Democratic party in Rhode Island has been more
To the Editor: Recently, a postcard with a photo of my family started showing up in mailboxes around Warwick, specifically in Senate District 29. It was important for me to take action because activists have been working for decades to pass legislation more
To the Editor: Many thanks to Mayor Solomon for coming forth and telling the fiscal truth to a small group of residents who gathered at Warwick Vets last Wednesday evening. The daunting truth of how disastrous the previous long-term administration was to more
To the Editor:I’ve always viewed the word “community,” as the foundation of togetherness, regardless of opinion. As I sat through the latest School Committee meeting, it became very … more
To the Editor: I just finished reading the newspaper from last week and think that I am finally understanding the situation. Mayor Solomon has been running all over the city saying that the surplus is not what he was told it would be. The insinuation is more
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