May 28, 2024
Opinion
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We would like to thank Caroline and Kelsey for forming and running the Kids Book Club at the library this year. These two Seniors from Dighton Rehoboth High School took time out of their busy … more
On behalf of the Rehoboth Garden Club, I would like to thank everyone who made our recent Plant Sale Fundraiser such an overwhelming success. At 9 AM on May 4th, the Miller Pavilion at Francis Farm … more
The Keep Rehoboth Beautiful Committee would like to thank everyone who participated in our 2024 Roadside Cleanup. Our community volunteers are a critical component to make the clean up successful. … more
Moms, I know it can feel like when your kids get a break during summer vacation, your responsibilities shift into high gear. As a mom of three little ones myself, I absolutely love summer, but … more
The new building for the Department of Public Works is expected to be finished in 2026, according to members of the Building Committee. The Committee presented an overview to the Seekonk Select Board … more
The Seekonk Select Board appropriated an additional $135,000 in Chapter 70 funds for the School Department. The 3 to 1 vote was held at the May 8 meeting. Chair Michelle Hines, Chris Zorra, and … more
The big man At the Small parade Said "This!" He pointed often And said "This!" He pointed To the Horse and wagon. He pointed To the Paper dragon. He pointed To the High school band, Police car And … more
(BPT) - With the days growing longer and warmer, securing a suitable camp for your child can feel like an impossible task. However, finding the perfect camp experience for your kid this summer … more
To the Senior Citizens of Rehoboth, I have done a survey of my neighborhood, regarding rubbish pickup by WIN WASTE Innovations. I found that we are paying an exorbitant amount for rubbish … more
Several weeks ago, the Planning Board and the Waterfront Commission’s Design Review Committee (DRC) held meetings to consider Marshall Properties’ plans for the former Metacomet golf … more
The Rehoboth Conservation Commission submitted a Vernal Pool Protection Zone Bylaw article for the Annual Town Meeting this spring. On April 22 the Selectmen pulled the article from the Warrant. The … more
The City of East Providence, like many other municipalities, faces a dire need for affordable housing. Each day my administration is presented with instances of young adults, seniors, veterans, and … more
I'd like to thank Rehoboth's Forestry Department and Highway Department crews for their prompt, courteous and thorough assistance. In the wake of the April 4, 2024 storm, at 5:17 AM, just prior to … more
Quiet realms Contain them. Untamed ones Need them too. Dancing like The gypsies. Nights with Moon in view. Hopes and dreams Are forming, Through every Tear and laugh. Worlds would Be desolate, … more
(StatePoint) The perfect landscape may start with a healthy, lush lawn, but for interest and depth, you’ll also need to consider the plants that surround it. Thankfully, it’s easy to … more
(Family Features) Gardening can be a simple way to beautify your yard, relieve stress and save money on your grocery bill, but like any hobby, you can get carried away buying necessary equipment. … more
(BPT) - Gardening season is upon us, beckoning with the anticipation of flourishing plants, the vibrant hues of blooming flowers, and bountiful harvests. It's an exhilarating journey for plant … more
(Family Features) As the weather begins to warm and days get longer, it's important to begin preparing your yard for a healthy growing season. While factors like climate, soil type and grass type can … more
(StatePoint) Home exteriors make a first impression, setting the tone for neighbors, guests, and if a property is on the market --prospective home buyers. So how do you boost your curb appeal and … more
A roller coaster ride is a pretty apt way to describe an election. There’s a line that’s usually many times longer than the ride itself, jockeying to try and get the front, and when you … more
On the chilly morning of March 26, I was all set to complain again about the Rhode Island bridge situation when I saw the horrifying news of the bridge collapse in Baltimore. What a disaster! … more
At this year’s Town Meeting, you will be asked to vote on a Vernal Pool Bylaw that will ensure greater protection for these critical forms of wetland habitat. The establishment of a 100-foot … more
I recently went to an Audubon program on the “State of the Birds” and unfortunately the bottom line isn’t good. It has been scientifically shown that 30 MILLION birds have … more
While most editorials are about an issue and often a sign of discontent, I am moved to write a letter of praise. Ever since the new Rehoboth Highway Department Superintendent of Streets, Kevin Chace, … more
  I’d like to take another look at two organizations I’ve written about over the past few years. One is the Sowams Heritage Area project and the other is the Lifelong Learning … more
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