September 16, 2014
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CRANSTON CITY COUNCIL CAN’T HAVE IT BOTH WAYS: The Cranston City Council and Mayor Allan Fung denied the Cranston School Committee its request for an additional $1.7 million to run the … more
You know summer has arrived when the mocking bird greets the morning. I heard his call – or, rather calls – in the gray dawn Sunday. He was just starting his repertoire, like the bugler … more
THUMBS UP/DOWN ON LATE SESSION LEGISLATION: With the General Assembly session now complete, it’s time to give a thumbs up or thumbs down to several pieces of legislation passed or rejected toward … more
COINCIDENCE OR CRONYISM? Several months ago the State Property Committee approved a no-bid contract to relocate a probation and parole office to the downtown Providence area. Gubernatorial candidate … 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
This has got to be a first – a dog that ruptures plumbing causing the instant loss of water pressure and sending a geyser shooting from the side of the house, which threatens to erode a section of … 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
WILL MCCAFFREY LEAD OR KOW-TOW? Warwick State Senator Michael McCaffrey is chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the committee that stopped progress on eliminating the detested master lever … 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’S PARKING TICKET SCHEME: A “scheme” is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “a clever and often dishonest plan to do or get something.” That’s exactly what the Cranston … more
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