October 22, 2014
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Ted had me back on the SUP this Sunday (That’s “stand up paddleboard,” for those who haven’t kept track of the latest rage in water sports). The board he introduced me to provided a lot … more
I attended Operation Clean Government’s candidate school Saturday at Rhode Island College and found, as I have in the past, a dedicated group of people looking to help those thinking of entering … more
GOOD AND BAD ELECTION BILLS: There are many bills in the General Assembly’s pipeline as the current session nears its end that would affect how we conduct elections in Rhode Island. Some are good … more
I held the pocket watch to my ear. There was a whisper of a tick. Was I imagining it? The thin hands beneath the crystal didn’t seem to move, but then you really wouldn’t see them. It felt … more
You’ve surely heard the expression, “Only in Rhode Island.” I’m not talking about the state being near 50th on the list of states when it comes to unemployment, corporate taxes or a litany … more
The Providence City Council is considering a proposed ordinance that would stop convicted murderer Nicholas Gianquitti’s disability retirement payments so long as he remains incarcerated. The … more
“Let’s have breakfast at Block Island.” I don’t pass up invitations like these from Claude Bergeron. I’ve had breakfast at several different airports with Claude, and Block Island is one … more
TIME TO PHASE OUT THE VA? In a Wall Street Journal commentary piece last week, Dr. Hal Scherz, a highly respected urologist and medical school professor, related numerous stories from his personal … more
PRIMARY RESULTS: This column goes to production Tuesday morning in order to print in all three Beacon Communications papers. Therefore, nothing will be found about the primary results. There will … more
CRANSTON TRASH CONTAINERS: City services are supposedly paid for by normal city taxes. If enough money isn’t collected in taxes to pay for the services, then the tax rate is increased. Extra fees … more
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