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WHY IS INVESTIGATION OF “TICKETGATE” TAKING SO LONG? It just doesn’t make sense! Complicated murder investigations are conducted in days or weeks, yet state police cannot complete a simple … more
COVENTRY KEYCHAIN SUSPENSION: How silly can school administrators get? Suspending a 12-year-old for bringing a key chain to school simply because the key chain had a quarter-sized pistol trinket … more
Work is finally about to begin on the long-contested T.F. Green runway expansion and other airport improvements after years of struggles between the host City of Warwick and the RI Airport … more
It’s happened before and it might happen again. Rhode Island legislators have willfully ignored the will of the citizens of this state in the past (Rmember the fight over separation of powers in … more
GIST NEEDS TO STAY:  About 600 teachers gathered on Monday to demand the State Board of Education deny Education Commissioner Deborah Gist a renewed contract.  Teachers are upset because Gist has … more
Ollie met Memphis on Sunday. The two have a lot in common. For starters, they are Southern boys and they’re both hounds, although the couple who rescued Memphis believes he’s got a bit of Bernese … more
With Rhode Island about to once again face $100 million-plus deficits in the years ahead, two communities in Rhode Island are struggling with even greater gaps relative to the size of their own … more
MORE BAD THAN GOOD IN IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT:  Iran has 440 pounds of weapons-grade uranium that can be made into an atomic bomb in only weeks; it has enough low-enriched uranium for eventual … more
IT’S NO WONDER EMPLOYERS LEAVE RHODE ISLAND: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest study of the cost of employees throughout the country.  Of the nine regions in the U.S., which … more
FRANK CAPRIO’S SELF-PROMOTING HYPERBOLE:  After failing miserably at his run for the governorship in 2010, former general treasurer Frank Caprio is now trying to regain his old job and is again … more
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