Letters to the editor
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To the Editor, "Firing Back," a study completed by Brown University's School of Public Health (https://bit.ly/Brown-SPH-Cranston-Gunfire-Study), confirmed what residents, students, and teachers … more
To the Editor;Mayor Hopkins demonstrates his obtuseness in his editorial of Nov. 2 by employing the bowling term “turkey,” (three strikes in a row,) in an attempt to denigrate councilman … more
To the Editor; "Have you tried the new local coffee shop that just opened up near Itri park? No? Me either. It doesn’t exist yet. But it could, if we work together to create a more vibrant … more
To the Editor, Linda Peterson’s article of October 26, 2023 entitled, “Midnight musings about Gaza” is uniformed and biased. She tries to create a moral equivalency … more
To the Editor; Shamefully, Treasurer Diossa has refused to change the location of the meeting of his “Advisory Working Group.”  A number of State retirees asked that the meeting … more
*Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt taken from Councilman Robert Ferri’s regular newsletter sent out to his constituents. The entirety of the newsletter gave an outline of … more
Dear Editor: In Councilman Bob Ferri’s political newsletter issued after the recent council meeting, he continues to show a fundamental lack of understanding of government procurement and … more
To the Editor, Regarding the potential Speakership of Representative Jim Jordan, "When the thorn becomes the rose bush, nothing blooms." Stefano Andolfo Warwick more
To the Editor, As I see the tragic events unfolding in the Middle East I am deeply saddened by what is taking place. I’m not going to say anything other than I have had the pleasure of … more
In consideration of the contentious discussion surrounding the City of Cranston purchasing the Park Cinema which is owned by Ed Brady a former Councilman in Cranston, I am calling on all elected … more
Dear Editor:     From 2003 to 2007 me and my husband Patrick, spent over $7 million dollars renovating the old Providence Gas Company purifier plant at 200 Allens Avenue for … more
To the editor, If someone offered you a risk free 3.5 million dollar business opportunity would you take it? Of course you would. Risk is inherent in every business deal. You take on debt in … more
Dear Editor, Putin says prosecution of Trump shows the U.S. political system is “rotten.” Why does Putin support Trump, and Trump support Putin? The short answer is that … more
To the editor, After reading last week’s article about the continuing Budlong Pool saga, I wanted to make some corrections and clarifications to the Mayor’s error-filled presentation … more
To the Editor, It was disappointing to come home from vacation last week and read that the new mayor of Johnston, Joseph Polisena Jr., had decided to spend tens of thousands of extra taxpayer … more
Dear Editor, This 9/11 I am home in Cranston preparing to attend a wedding in VA. The upcoming nuptials will be full of Navy officers in dress uniform, as both bride and groom, are U.S. Navy … more
To the Editor, The old medium security ACI building will be torn down in order to build a Cosco Store.  That ACI building was dedicated to Donald Price, a black prison guard who was … more
To the Editor, There has been a lot of misinformation spread, top down, about Budlong Pool, from City Hall. We all know that Budlong Pool has been enjoyed by generations of Cranston … more
In the heart of the city, a father’s love was about to collide with a hurricane of deception, leaving behind a trail of shattered trust and stolen moments. Mr. Mello, a name that would soon … more
On Aug. 30 an article appeared in the Boston Globe about the unusual state of politics here in Johnston (“In a small Rhode Island town, a big issue about the First Amendment: Legal ads bring a … more
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