October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Opinion

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Hotel's View on Welcome Center

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Local Stake Matters

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Save the Jobs We Have

To the Editor:  The "Jobs for Newport" group claims that if table games are permitted at Newport Grand then there will be a large number of new jobs. More...

A Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush

To the Editor:  Let’s face it. We have just lost one of the summer’s biggest tourist attractions to downtown Newport. The negative economic impact has been estimated to be at least $13 million.  More...

A Fond Farewell

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The Breakers Luncheonette

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Look at Financial Impact

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A Day at Newport Grand

To the Editor:  As two employees of Newport Grand – my husband is the Operations Manager and I am a food and beverage supervisor- we would like you to see a glimpse of what actually goes on inside of Newport Grand.  More...

Keep a Great Employer

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Ethics Investigation Moves Forward

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Ceglie for a Bright Future

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Casino Would Harm Local Businesses

To the Editor:  Winston Churchill once said, “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” It seems that the lie that casino gambling will be great for Newport is trying to reach escape velo More...

Developers Committed

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Filling the Gap

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Partners' Promises

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Time for a Change

To the Editor:  Isn't 22 years enough? Senator M. Teresa Paiva Weed has been in office longer than some voters have been alive. More...

Give Grand a Chance Against the Competition

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Taxes Will Increase

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Don't Jeopardize Newfound Pride

To the Editor:  Here is a cautionary tale of two local economic development efforts in the North End of Newport.  More...

Save Our Gem from Dying Industry

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Kudos to Paiva Weed

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Don't Listen to Elitists

To the Editor:  I am employed by Newport Grand and I am proud to put this in writing despite the comments made by those who oppose the Newport Entertainment Center restoration project and have stated, “We don’t need those jobs.&rdquo More...

Year-Round Jobs

To the Editor:  I have worked at Newport Grand for 36 years. I came to Newport with my family from Portugal. We came here for a good life. We found it here. I love it here and became a citizen. More...

Voting No is a Win-Win Situation

To the Editor:  Let's look at this scenario. On Nov. 5, we wake up to Question 1 being rejected:  The doors of Newport Grand are still open; Ms. More...

Adams Understands Challenges

To the Editor:  From 2004-2012 I served on the Middletown Town Council and as a Board member of various community organizations. More...

Deceptive Mailings are Ill-Advised

To the Editor:  Today I got two mailings from the deceptively named “Jobs For Newport.”  More...

Casino Not for Navy or Families

To the Editor:  In his recent letter, Adm. Joseph Strasser wisely warned of the negative casino influences on personnel at the nearby naval base. More...