Letters to the editor
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To the Editor, Flaws are part of human frailty and I’m not going to take a stand without prefacing that I am not a human being without frailties or failures myself.  Captive to … more
Hello everyone, a report was just released called "Wildlands in New England" which "is the first U.S. study to map and characterize all permanently conserved lands in one region that are managed to … more
To the Editor,  Regarding the "fight" between Governor Dan McKee and Attorney General Peter Neronha outlined in a recent Providence Journal article, the story asks whether Neronha's refusal … more
Dear Editor: I must take issue with the false representations of Councilman Robert Ferri in the Cranston Herald two weeks ago and his misleading statements on the Council floor during the … more
Cranston City Council Candidate Anthony Melillo (R-Ward 6) today expressed concern over the planned date for the special election for Ward Six voters created by the resignation of former Councilman … more
To the Editor, May 10 is the 90th anniversary of the 1933 purging of public and private libraries in Germany. Nazis snatched books from shelves, throwing them in the street to burn because … more
To the Editor, The Rhode Island Lottery's objection to proposed state legislation that would legalize online gambling in the Ocean State totally misses the larger point.  The main issue … more
To the Editor, Regarding recent news stories about bills that would provide free lunches for all students in Rhode Island public schools, as a former school district chief operating officer, I … more
We wholeheartedly endorse a package of six bills before the general assembly seeking to make improvements in the electoral process. These changes, while not monumental or particularly … more
To the Editor, I’m writing in response to the recent article titled School Safety Now, Not Later. I agree with retired officer Tim Colgan that RI schools must be made safe for our … more
To the Editor, The March 11 issue devoted voluminous coverage to a single-interest group, School Safety Now: front page headline and another half page in the front section. In addition to … more
To the Editor, May 10 is the 90th anniversary of the 1933 purging of public and private libraries in Germany. Nazis snatched books from shelves, throwing them in the street to burn because … more
To the Editor, In regard to Councilwoman Germain's Apr. 19th response to the Mayor's accusations against her, I believe Ms. Germain presents a well written statement providing specific details … more
To the Editor, I have sat back for over a year now and watched the city start the development of The Knightsville Rehabilitation.  I will admit the Gazebo Park which we will call Phase 1 is … more
To the Editor, Right now, there are no protections for Old Growth Forests in Rhode Island. Even on public land. Old Growth Forests are forests over 100 years old that have unique characteristics … more
To the Editor, As a therapist working very close to the Rhode Island border am concerned for the workers and non-smokers who are again being exposed to second hand smoke inside the casino. I … more
To the Editor, A right isn’t a right when it’s been taken away. When it’s “practically nonexistent.” Even before Roger Williams’ 1663 colonial charter (per … more
To the Editor, My name is Daniel Arias. As a 13-year-old boy, I find it fascinating that stamp collecting used to be such a popular hobby. It's amazing to think that people would send letters and … more
To the Editor, Today most Americans have serious concerns about the direction our country is currently heading. Life has become a daily challenge to meet all our financial obligations and also to … more
An open letter to the House Judiciary Committee, It is with respect and concern that I am compelled to write today in opposition to H 5299, proposing to arm campus security at our state colleges … more
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