TOM WARD - But it’s our money!

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It’s lines like these – spoken on Sunday’s WPRI-TV Newsmakers program – that drive conservatives crazy. When asked about House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello’s plan to repeal (over six years) the hated... more

ARLENE VIOLET - We can agree to disagree

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Each summer, New Yorkers are treated to a free performance of Shakespeare in the Park. The costs are paid for by sponsors. This summer, the public theater headed by one-time Trinity Repertory Company... more

Letters to the Editor

Barrows: R.I. laws and treatment guidelines on Lyme disease are published

The Rhode Island Department of Health recently posted, on its website, the R.I. laws (of 2002-2014), governing medical care, patient rights, and insurance coverage pertinent to this critical epidemic... more

Automatic voter registration needed; not a ‘power grab’

In the June 13 issue of The Valley Breeze, former Rhode Island Attorney General Arlene Violet presented an argument against the automatic voter registration legislation currently being considered by... more

Divorce may complicate school bus issues, too

In a recent edition of The Valley Breeze, it was stated that one of the biggest reasons for worsening traffic is that more parents are driving their children to school instead of letting them take... more

Cumberland police offer thanks for help with Post-Grad Party

The Cumberland Police Department recently held its annual Post Graduation Party at Fore Court Racquet & Fitness Club on Monday, June 12. The party is held to ensure that the seniors enjoy a safe... more

Cumberland’s Jencks Road needs limits on speeders

I am a resident on Jencks Road and just read (Tom Ward’s column of June 15) regarding the 15 mile-per-hour speed limit. I wish you had done a little research before printing your article. There is... more

R.I. laws, treatment guidelines on Lyme published

The Rhode Island Department of Health recently posted, on its website, the R.I. laws (of 2002-2014), governing medical care, patient rights, and insurance coverage pertinent to this critical epidemic... more

Lonsdale, Saylesville fire officials urge support for station surrender, takeover

State Rep. J. O’Grady has successfully passed our bill H5044 through the House of Representatives with a vote of 71-0. This was key to our moving forward, as it was our first step in the process of... more

Orabona: Smithfield Council President Santucci leadership lacking

As a longtime resident of Smithfield, I am writing this letter in response to recent stories that have appeared in The Valley Breeze over the last few weeks. It is quite encouraging that several... more

Remember Archambault’s behavior

After learning how our state senator, Stephen Archambault, treated an individual testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, I found it necessary to express my dissatisfaction in how we have... more

Automatic voter registration needed; not a ‘power grab’

In the June 13 issue of The Valley Breeze, former Rhode Island Attorney General Arlene Violet presented an argument against the automatic voter registration legislation currently being considered by... more

Councilors defend abortion

State Sen. Gayle Goldin and Rep. Edith Agello have introduced the Reproductive Health Care Act of 2017, currently under consideration by the General Assembly. Given existing threats to reproductive... more

Barrows: R.I. laws and treatment guidelines on Lyme disease are published

The Rhode Island Department of Health recently posted, on its website, the R.I. laws (of 2002-2014), governing medical care, patient rights, and insurance coverage pertinent to this critical epidemic... more

Automatic voter registration needed; not a ‘power grab’

In the June 13 issue of The Valley Breeze, former Rhode Island Attorney General Arlene Violet presented an argument against the automatic voter registration legislation currently being considered by... more

Volunteers take care of Intervale Cemetery

Since Memorial Day, I have read a few letters expressing outrage over the condition of our historic cemeteries in town. Through neglect and vandalism, these burial grounds are in a horrible state.... more

R.I. laws, guidelines on Lyme disease published

The Rhode Island Department of Health recently posted, on its website, the R.I. laws (of 2002-2014), governing medical care, patient rights, and insurance coverage pertinent to this critical epidemic... more

Summer reading program needs expansion in No. Providence

Often dominating education news both locally and nationally is the critical need to improve students’ grade-level proficiency in reading and math. In a state where 30 percent of 4th-graders read... more