Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: Because of its location and size, Rhode Island should fund the repair of its bridges and roads by reducing its tax on gasoline and diesel fuel to 20 cents per gallon. Every RI driver, (private and business), would save 16 cents per gallon. more
To the Editor: I'm Rhue Reis and I am running for U.S. Congress for Rhode Island's 2nd District. I'm the son of Portuguese immigrants. My wife and I have been married for 32 years, we have two daughters and one grandchild. I was a small business owner, more
To the Editor: The month of October brings many traditions to Rhode Island: hay rides, pumpkin carving and apple picking, among others. It also marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, honoring the 1 in 8 women who will develop the illness in their more
To the Editor: The Furia family would like to thank all of you all for a wonderful day of golfing, eating, and sharing good times at the John A. Furia Golf Tournament held at The Connecticut National Golf Course on Saturday, Aug. 20. Special thanks to more
To the Editor: Cancer will claim an estimated 2,090 lives in Rhode Island this year alone. Yet, research shows that we could prevent roughly half of those cancer deaths if everyone were to stop using tobacco products, eat well, exercise regularly and get more
To the Editor: This is to inform the citizens and taxpayers of Johnston of an amendment to Town Council Rules 2015-2017 term that was passed at a special meeting on Sept. 26, 2016. They are only going to allow six topics per meeting and three minutes of more
To the Editor: This summer we celebrated The Fresh Air Fund's 140th summer of serving children from New York City's low-income communities. I would like to take this opportunity to extend my gratitude to our extraordinary Fresh Air volunteers, hosts and more
To the Editor: Perhaps it is time to inject a dose of reality into the upcoming presidential election. Anyone who exhibits a body temperature of over 90 degrees realizes that everything we see … more
By JOSEPH M. McNAMARA Labor Day has come and gone and many Americans think of it as a well-deserved holiday for workers - and it is. It is also a holiday about workers. This annual observation that dates back to September 5, 1882, is a direct result of more
To the Editor: The United States and China on September 3 formally joined the Paris climate deal, with U.S. President Barack Obama hailing the accord as the “moment we finally decided to save … more
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