Letters

June Letters to the Editor

Rhode Island Monthly readers weigh in on Twin Oaks, a Catholic axe to grind and a local Dreamer.

Reader Jack Hardin remembers the veal parma and hot fudge sundaes of yore.

Letters: Family Ties, Free Tuition

Rhode Island Monthly readers weigh in.

“Curling Comes to Rhode Island,” January Awesome! It's the only Olympic sport that you can drink beer and play at the same time! John Covey VIA Facebook “Family Ties,” January The original New York System hot wiener restaurant is on Smith Street in Providence and was founded in 1927. When I was a youngster going to junior high school I…

Letters: RIers of the Year, a Rear View

Rhode Island Monthly readers weigh in.

Current, December Thank you so much for initiating the piece, “Neighborhood Crime Fighter.” Hopefully, it will encourage other neighborhoods to start similar actions. Cheryl Simmons Providence   “Rhode Islanders of the Year,” December Thank you for highlighting the work of Dr. Hank Wietsma, Dr. Ernie Finocchio and the newly opened Pets In Need Veterinary Clinic in your December issue. We…

Syrian Refugees in RI and Pizza Praise

Rhode Island Monthly readers weigh in.

“They’ve All Come to Look for America,” October I am a subscriber and would like to say the article on the Syrian refugees was fantastic. It was very well written and got to the heart of what refugees go through. I think it would help people see refugees in a different way, to learn how hard it is for them….

Senior Living and PARCC Detest

Rhode Island Monthly readers weigh in.

“Excellence in Nursing,” September As a potential disabled old person, I feel threatened by nurses like Karen Peck, who think it is their job "to help people understand that is a good thing." While it is hardly surprising that an executive of a "senior living" facility is promoting its services, Ms. Peck should realize that, although such facilities are fine…

A Seaweed Mystery, Cottontail Love

Rhode Island Monthly readers weigh in.

Snapshot, July I’m a former Rhode Islander now living in Florida and enjoy reading my issue of Rhode Island Monthly. In last July’s issue, the Snapshot written by Jen McCaffery about Captain Seaweed's caught my eye. They say they are on Ives Street for the past 130 years in Fox Point. I was born in 1928 and raised in the…

Advocate Thanks, My Top Dentist

Rhode Island Monthly readers weigh in.

“Power to the People,” June Thank you for making people aware of what the utility companies are doing by shutting off power and how it affects the lives of low income and elderly residents with serious illnesses and disabilities in the state of Rhode Island. Your “Power to the People” article brought awareness to this problem. I have elderly parents…