Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: My name is Donna Wheaton and I am in need of a kidney transplant. I had a transplant 17 years ago. Unfortunately, my kidney is failing once again and I am in need of another transplant. I am a mother of a 28-year-old daughter, Ashley, and more
To the Editor: This year State Representative Susan R. Donovan of Bristol introduced Bill No. H5865, which would prohibit the release of a balloon inflated with helium gas. The bill received a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee, but was held for more
To the Editor: The Alzheimer's Association Rhode Island Chapter thanks the Rhode Island General Assembly for its support for Alzheimer's legislation in 2019. Their actions will now have a profound impact on helping those that have been touched by this more
To the Editor: Jimmy Fund Golf extends its sincerest thanks to the organizers and sponsors of Swing for Sharon held on July 27 at Rolling Greens Golf Course in North Kingstown. Special recognition and appreciation goes to Frank Venezia of Warwick, who more
To the Editor: Please join my team, The Flying Flapdoodles, for the Walk to Defeat ALS on Sunday, September 15, 2019. The Rhode Island ALS Association sponsors this event that brings people together for a fantastic cause: to continue patient support more
To the Editor: May 27 was a tough day for Red Sox fans and for baseball with the death of Bill Buckner. We should recognize him for his achievements and perseverance after he played for 22 seasons and was one of the most prolific hitters of his more
To the Editor: In all our public facilities there is an urgent need to be informed and practice the required means of public safety from most hazardous incidents. The first is OSHA's Emergency Action Plan. A few of the requirements are: a plan for more
To the Editor: In 1991 our U.S. Congress proclaimed March as Irish-American Heritage Month. With approximately 33 million, or 10 percent, of the U.S. residents who claim Irish ancestry, this affords a large pool of happy celebrants for events associated more
To the Editor: The Cranston CCAP's Head Start children and teachers would like to heartily thank three volunteers who recently performed in our pre-kindergarten classrooms, enriching and promoting the children's knowledge of the arts. Lori Istok of more
To the Editor: Records show that puppy-selling pet stores in Rhode Island source their puppies from USDA-licensed dealers, many with a history of egregious federal and state animal welfare violations. These breeders have received violations for a litany more
To the Editor: When I was young, I made a decision that would change my life forever: I picked up my first cigarette. It was only a matter of time before it became an addiction. Unfortunately, this was just what Big Tobacco wanted - that was 41 years ago more
To the Editor: Two of the most critical issues facing all Americans are climate change and the ever-increasing violence and destruction caused by assault weapons and high capacity magazines. Both issues are complicated; there isn't an easy solution to more
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