Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: Tobacco use is the nation's most preventable cause of death, yet nearly half a million people in the United States will die from tobacco-related diseases this year. Right here in Rhode Island, it is estimated that 1,800 adults will die due more
To the Editor:“Cut taxes – cut spending.”This was the mission statement for my mayoral campaign. This is the mission statement of the 13,278 taxpayers that voted for me. This is the … more
To the Editor: I'm proud to report that as a result of a number of federal programs and assistance from Rhode Island Housing, 53 apartments at Greenwood Terrace will receive much needed upgrades. Residents of this affordable housing complex will benefit more
To the Editor: The School Committee's newest member, David Testa, stated in a letter to the editor, that my comments about the School Committee are a Theater of Absurd." He claims that my letter of 2/23/17 shows that "He evidently has no understanding" more
Open Letter to the School Committee: As you now know, Holliman Elementary School has been without a working fire alarm system since, to the best of our knowledge, at least February 24, 2017. There have been some inaccuracies in the news and social media more
To the Editor: A big thank you to Rep. McNamara for sponsoring, and to Rep. Vella-Wilkinson, Rep. Solomon, Sen. McCaffrey, and Sen. Miller for cosponsoring, the RI Livable Home Tax Credit Act. The number of Rhode Island residents over 65 is expected to more
Open letter to Senator Reed: There is absolutely nothing wrong with reasonable efforts to protect the environment of the United States and to encourage other countries to do the same. However it is nothing but a fool's errand to expect that our actions more
To the Editor: This past week the Rhode Island National Guard was mentioned twice in the Providence Journal. The subject was the same but the contributors were on opposite sides of the fence. The news story told of individuals from the National Guard more
To the Editor: Chris Curran wrote a half page rancid tripe op-ed piece that appeared in this paper (and several others on 2/23), but it was more an unadulterated slam on President Trump who has been in office a full month. A whole month! Mr. Curran 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
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