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    Over the past two years, the Washington County Regional Planning Council investigated the advantages of municipally owned streetlights for Rhode Island cities and towns. The … more ...
    I used to write a lot about politics, but I don’t do that much any more, unless I get all fired up about something. I … more ...
    A few days ago summer vacation ended and our local children headed back to school. The good news is that when the doors of each … more ...
    I am writing to express my endorsement for the appointment of Rob Simmons as selectman in the town of Stonington to replace Glee McAnanly, who … more ...
    On Aug. 22, the WARM Center completed the 2014 Children’s Summer Lunch program, delivering the last of 3,487 brown bag lunches to Westerly children. With … more ...
    I’m writing regarding the very stringent ordinance that the Town of Stonington is trying to pass. The proposed ordinance will make it illegal to operate … more ...
    Gina Raimondo claims she is for ordinary people and touts her pension-reform plan that saved the state billions in pension debt by changing the plan … more ...
    “Does (insert enemy) value life less than we do?” (Aug. 16) examines how the mainstream media helps society characterize enemies as valuing life less than … more ...
    It seems funny that everybody in the state governments of Rhode Island and Connecticut wants to attract businesses to give tax breaks, but both states … more ...
    On behalf of the board and staff of Southern Rhode Island Volunteers,I am delighted to acknowledge that just over $10,000 was raised at our “Bottles … more ...

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    The Charlestown Town Council has voted to settle the pending litigation DiBello v. Charlestown. The Town Council unanimously agrees that settlement of this litigation is … more ...
    After reading Mr. Faulkner’s excellent and obviously well-researched Charter Revision Commission front-page article in the Sunday, Aug. 10, Westerly Sun, I have but one comment: … more ...
    Concerning the importance of an informed electorate, we join Mr. Anthony in his letter to the Westerly Sun of Aug. 10 urging that voters educate … more ...
    In the Monday, Aug. 11, Westerly Sun, there is notice of the proposed ordinance to be addressed at a public hearing in the Westerly Town … more ...
    Challenges to the funding formula for the Chariho School District, and the Chariho Act, are not imaginary. Attempts at introducing formulas to benefit Hopkinton and … more ...
    After the turbulent past few years in the town of Westerly’s history, it is difficult to understand how the Charter Review Commission could arrive at … more ...
    The fix is in folks. At tonight’s Charlestown Town Council Meeting, we will see political cronyism at its absolute worst. The Charlestown Citizens Alliance council … more ...
    Increasing funding for our roads , bridges, and stormwater drainage by a $6 million bond financing is necessary and timely. The Westerly Town Council has … more ...
    Here we go again. Westerly Town Council president Diana Serra is favoring one type of business over another. She is encouraging downtown businesses to set … more ...
    Plans to illuminate the Veterans Memorial, at the corner of Granite Street and Grove Avenue, are well under way. We hope to have it operational … more ...
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