Letters to the editor
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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
Thank you to Pastor Russell Farmer, his Team of volunteers and those who have provided/donated materials and other efforts, to restore Oakland Cemetery to its original glory.  I would like to … more
Parents are thinking the summer is over and time for school supplies and new clothes. Kids are thinking where did the summer go, but excited to see old friends. Our leaders are not … more
The Budlong pool.....Let me start with a story. When I was a boy my parents would take us to the beach. We would all pile in my dad's 1967 station wagon. My cousins would sit in the seat in the "way … more
To the Editor: Impaired driving accounts for almost a third of all traffic fatalities in the US. Here in Rhode Island we are experiencing a tragic surge in traffic-related deaths with 49 so far … more
The Budlong Pool is as much a part of the folklore of Cranston as the St. Mary's Feast.  Many generations of children have learned to swim there, and for Cranstonians that can't get to a beach … more
I would like to place the following opinion article in your paper from a concerned Rhode Island resident on an upcoming day of week that receives strongest readership. As an anonymous Rhode … more
To the editor, NAMI members that have had the procedure called ECT/electroshock now have an opportunity to pursue medical malpractice claims or participate in a national product liability suit … more
Dear Editor I would like to publicly and personally thank Mayor Hopkins, Gina Capuano, and those who were involved in cleaning the business zoned property, on Independence Way this past weekend. … more
We drove over the bridge and back in one day. We then got a bill in the mail for $12. We paid by check and mailed. We then got a late bill for $92 for not paying. The bridge authority mails you … more
To the editor, The Rhode Island General Assembly should consider making changes to its process. For example, If Rhode Island legislation has been recommended for passage by a committee and … more
To the editor, Gun violence and crime is at a high volume throughout America currently. All Rhode Island Police Departments, should believe in solutions to address this unacceptable … more
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