October 30, 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
THE IRONY OF POLITICAL PAYBACK: Just four short years ago, public service unions - especially teachers’ unions - were backing Lincoln Chafee’s quest to be elected governor. They didn’t have a … 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
WELCOME BACK “COOL MOOSE”! Robert Healey, former candidate for governor and lieutenant governor on the Cool Moose Party ticket, is now running for governor as the candidate of the Moderate Party … 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
DOES STACIA HAVE A SHOT IN WARWICK?  For years no one in either the Republican or Democratic Party has had the guts to put up a really strong fight to oust longtime Mayor Scott Avedisian. … 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
MARIE BADESSA
The Thursday afternoon call seemed to be routine. The caller wanted information about submitting a letter to the editor. Was there a limit to the number of words? How soon after submission could … 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
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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