Letters to the editor
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To the Editor:Complaining about the possibility that Rhode Island’s estate tax might be eliminated, CPA Rich Streitfeld, in his Projo June 15 letter, asks who will “pick up the annual … more
To the Editor: I am a lucky individual politically. While I have won and lost elections multiple times for the Hopkinton Town Council, I have won seven times and currently am in my third term as vice President. I also chair the Republicans in my town. more
To the Editor: Interventions are extremely helpful tools for families who are dealing with a loved one who is completely against getting help and resistant to going to treatment. If an addict is struggling with addiction, but refuses help, interventions more
To the Editor: Rhode Island's cities are struggling. City finances are tight across the state. Public schools are underfunded. Pension obligations are growing, and city services are being reduced. Some cities are teetering on the edge of fiscal crisis. more
To the Editor: According to the Rhode Island Board of Elections, voter apathy in our state is approximately 42 percent. Also, according to the Rhode Island reform group Freedom and Prosperity, 32 percent of those who do vote are either presently employed more
To the Editor: Governor Raimondo and the Coalition Against Gun Violence are apoplectic that four rural towns have declared themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries. They claim municipalities do not get to cherry pick which laws to follow." Does that" more
To the Editor: School shootings have been on the rise since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012. Although school shootings are classified as rare, they are beginning to become more frequent. Since the Columbine High School shooting in 1999, more
To the Editor: A statue of Christopher Columbus has been horribly defaced by one or more cowards that seem to enjoy lurking in the shadows and writing their idiotic idioms in the dark. Christopher Columbus was an explorer who risked his life in order to more
To the Editor: Every 28 seconds someone makes a suicide attempt. I had a personal experience with this myself, when I lost my best friend and college sweetheart, Jonathan to death by suicide on October 31, 2003 in Essex Junction, Vermont. He was just 24 more
To the Editor: For years, so many of us had taken Benny's for granted. Who would have thought our favorite store would not be around forever? Benny's, you gave us no warning. We were shocked, blindsided. What would happen to us? Where would we shop now? more
To the Editor: If you've never met teachers Mike Kugler and Chris Bianco you perhaps have yet to meet teachers who epitomize the essence of educational dedication and professionalism. These two teachers - Mike is at the Warwick Area Career and Technical more
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To the Editor: Although the 2020 General Election is about 13 months away, now is the time to examine all the candidates and their response to the issues that we deem important. With the proper review of each we should then be well informed to vote in more
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