ERIKA SANZI – Good on R.I. for following the science

Our schools just opened in person for the first time last Friday and if I could bottle my 6th-grader’s excitement about going back, I would. He had his bag all packed and his Celtics mask laid out... more

ARLENE VIOLET – Not much changes in investigations of politicians

Readers know that a trial involving an incident during Speaker Nick Mattiello’s re-election campaign was rolled out in Superior Court earlier this month. The specific charge focused on Jeffrey Britt... more

Letters to the Editor

Baxter: Distance learning isn’t working

To the Pawtucket School Committee and administration, distance learning isn’t working, it’s not going to work, and the long term damage you will inflict on the educational welfare of our students... more

Pallotta: No confusion with mayor’s contract

In the Sept. 30 edition of The Breeze regarding the superintendent’s contract, the mayor referred to me as being “confused.” The mayor likes to use the word “confused” when someone disagrees with... more

What’s in the Scituate Home Rule Charter? And why we should vote to adopt it

In a few weeks Scituate voters will go to the polls to approve their Home Rule Charter. Ruth Strach, who chaired the Home Rule Charter Commission, has said that the proposed Charter will keep things... more

A married couple on the Scituate School Committee?

Are you aware that if Kevin Pendergast is elected to the Scituate School Committee, both he and his wife will be on the five-person committee? There are two open seats and Mr. Pendergast is running... more

Decision to purchase Camp Shepard was the right choice

We applaud the decision by the Smithfield Town Council to purchase the 114-acre Camp Shepard site from the YMCA. We have recently experienced the tremendous value of open space to the town during the... more

Beauregard puts North Smithfield’s best interests first

Knowledge of community issues and hands-on experience are essential qualifications for all town leadership positions. North Smithfield needs dedicated and involved citizens who have proven their... more

Clifford: ‘It makes one wonder’

When Town Council candidate John Beauregard was running for re-election in 2018, he accepted six $1,000 campaign donations. Mr. Beauregard contended at the time that the six $1,000 contributions were... more

Lamothe: Thank you to nursing staff at Landmark Medical

A public letter of thanks to the awesome nursing staff at Landmark Medical. During my five-day stay, I encountered the most professional, caring, and dedicated nurses one will ever find. The care... more

Remillard: We raised our voices in prayer for life

It was my distinct pleasure to participate in the annual Life Chain at St. Joseph Church, Woonsocket, on Sunday, Oct. 4. It was wonderful to participate with about three dozen other clergy and... more