Letters to the editor
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J&T’s Restaurant and Crystal Vizcaino would like to thank Joe Swift and the Johnston Lions club for all their donations, Marilynn and Mekka Domenico for their efforts, Tammy Todd and Nellie … more
The May 8 letter to the editor titled “Say ’No' to Rank Choice Voting” made several false assertions about ranked choice voting, and even botched its name. Ranked (not … more
An article appearing on May 4th of this year, in the Providence Journal, discussed at length recent legislation introduced by Sen. Alana DiMArio, Sen. Meghan Kallman and Rep. Rebecca Kislak, all of … more
Now that I have finally had the chance to catch my breath, I would like to extend my most sincere appreciation and gratitude for the outpouring of support that my family and I have received during … more
Please save the date: June 4, 2024. On this day, Cranston will have a special referendum vote and there is only one item on the ballot, a question asking approval for the city of Cranston to … more
To the Editor, As for conservatism I consider myself an Ultra Conservative. So, let's examine what that truly represents, in the hope of awakening the sleeping giant of voter apathy, as … more
To the Editor, Joy!  What a wise use of highway funds! We refer to the Dollywood signs and wave fences on the Airport Connector.  A mere $12,500,000 to enliven the experience of people … more
To the Editor, Voting is our constitutional right as citizens and residents of Rhode Island. We need everyone to vote without any confusion. Whether you are Democrat, Republican or Unaffiliated, … more
I took the time to personally visit the so-called pallet village, on Victor Street in Providence. I can’t help but come to the conclusion; the same people who contrived this idea may also be … more
To the Editor, A common concern with the Safe Firearm Storage Bill (S-2202) & (H-7373) making its way through the General Assembly pertains to having immediate access to a gun for … more
To the Editor, It's clear to me that Rhode Island Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Warwick) is trying his best to fix that which isn't broken. In his recent 15 bill package, addressing … more
To the editor, Trees are our neighbors, our relatives, our elder caretakers, and deeply rooted in our communities. When we take care of trees, trees take care of people and entire ecosystems. … more
Dear Fellow Johnston Residents and Neighbors, On Tuesday, April 2, 2024, the Johnston Planning Board will consider extending the timeline on their decision from March 3, 2022, relative to … more
To the Editor, On March 20, Senator Bernie Sanders stood before the Senate chamber and voiced his alarm towards the current barbaric war in Gaza which will result in the death by starvation of … more
To The Editor, “You can have it, but you can’t use it,” should be the motto of the RI Senate since its vote to pass the “safe-storage gun bill.” (Senate approves … more
To the editor, On Tuesday, April 2, 2024, the Johnston Planning Board will consider extending the timeline on their decision from March 3, 2022, relative to (Cranston-based) Green … more
To the Editor, Last week, the Cranston Herald published an article by an ecoRI reporter entitled, “Public supportive of green bond proposal, $16M in additional funding for land … more
To the editor, Last evening, I attended the RI House Judiciary Committee meeting to listen and present testimony on House Bill 7051, which was introduced by Representative Brandon Potter, 16th … more
To the editor, Please raise your hand if you think Rhode Island children hearing gunfire while in school is a good thing. Most reasonable people think not. House bill H-7051, introduced by … more
To the Editor, February 20, 2024 marked twenty one years since the horrific Station Nightclub fire which caused one hundred people to die and two hundred more to be injured. This appalling, … more
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