Letters to the editor
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To the Editor, This is what you will not be told by Johnston elected officials about the story that was aired on Channel 10 regarding pensions being paid to recent Johnston firefighter retirees. Imagine being about 50 years old and collecting in some more
It's hard to believe given the small size of our state, but Rhode Island has 150 municipal pension plans. These plans provide retirement security for the hard-working municipal employees who devote their careers to serving our local more
To the Editor: As an active member of RI AARP for over 20 years, I support their advocacy efforts to help the senior population. In Warwick, I am especially thankful to sponsor Representative Joseph McNamara, and co-sponsors, Camille Vella-Wilkinson, more
To the Editor: Energize Rhode Island Act (H5369/S365) is a landmark bill that would apply a simple and transparent fee on carbon pollution in our state, in coordination with similar bills being … more
To the Editor: The Rocky Point license plate designs desperately need a do-over. Congratulations to the kids involved, but this bland design has very little to do with the Park of Fondest Memories. The designs reflect the problem that the arch is the more
To the Editor: That was a very nice article in the Warwick Beacon about the North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi presenting Mayor Scott Avedisian the Children Friendship Award. I wonder if Mayor Lombardi knows how Mayor Avedisian mistreated the more
To the Editor: I just got a call from a parent of a son I know who took his life this past week. Two friends of mine lost children in eight months. Does anyone know why? Mental illness, a disease that is not being addressed appropriately. You don't see more
To the Editor: Tuesday, April 25, was trash day in my neighborhood in the Town of Johnston. My trash was not picked up. If the trash truck driver drove to my house, I am confident my trash would have been removed. This is not a one-time, isolated mishap. more
To the Editor, There appears to be a war being waged across the U.S. regarding mandatory vaccination targeted at our youngest and most vulnerable and also our healthcare and childcare workers. Now … more
To the Editor: The 2017 fourth quarter taxes are due and payable but still no “hard copy” of the 2016 audit for the town available to taxpayers. What is this administration afraid of, the … more
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