October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Opinion

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Yes on 5: Arts + Preservation = Jobs

To the Editor:  I encourage all Rhode Island voters to support the Creative and Cultural Economy Bond which will appear as Question 5 on the November 4 ballot.  More...

Following the Money

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Thanks for Key Depository Program

To the Editor:  I would like to congratulate Newport police officer James Winters and his wife, Barbara, for earning The Newport Daily News Community Service Award of 2014. More...

Preservation Trumps Economics

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Casino Industry Not What We Need

To the Editor:  Whether or not to make Newport Grand a full fledged gambling casino with table games is the hot election issue this year. Those in favor say table games are needed to save jobs in Newport. More...

Hard Questions for Bridge Authority

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Your Vote Does Count

To the Editor:  Sometimes I’m inspired to take action by the quotation on my refrigerator that says, “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing”. More...

The Best of Newport

To the Editor:  As a lifelong resident of Newport, I want to express my appreciation for Senator Teresa Paiva Weed’s service to Newport, the State of Rhode Island and the Developmental Disability Community.  More...

Let's Consider 'Ice Cold Cardines'

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Who Would Really Lose?

To the Editor:  Question 1 on the November 4 ballot proposes to expand gambling in Newport. It is not about saving or creating jobs, as the wealthy investors would have you think. Those jobs will remain either way.  More...

Restaurants Beware

To the Editor:  Attention, Newport and Middletown restaurant owners and employees (and all Newporters and visitors who love our local restaurants):  More...

Not a True Winner

To the Editor:  It was on Oct. 9, 2009 that President Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He remarked at the time that he didn't think he deserved it.  He was right.  Maggie Bulmer Middletown   More...

Skating and Casino Don't Mix

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Newport Leadership and the Casino

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New Homes for Yachting Center Acts

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Keeping Casino Debate Civil

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Casino Expansion Pros

To the Editor:  I’ve carefully reviewed all the information available on the issue of casino expansion and will be supporting it for the following reasons:  We need jobs to stay and grow our tax base.  We need tax revenue to grow More...

Foundation Thankful for Support

To the Editor:  The Portsmouth Public Education Foundation recently held its fall fundraiser “Celebrate  More...