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The question had me thinking: “Is there a teacher who has impacted your life and have you thought to tell them what it’s meant to you?” I’m not talking about a parent, … more
“I love that church. Too bad, it doesn’t look like it’s being used anymore.” As we were driving West Shore Road, I knew immediately what Carol was talking about; one of … more
Warning: This is another column about dogs. I know I’ve written a lot about canines over the last two weeks: a story featuring Hillary Gillinder of Rhody Home Adopt who has fostered 250 … more
Carol and I visited Clark Farms in Matunuck on Saturday, November 4. We weren’t in search of squash or to get a jump on Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations. Rather, for both of us it was … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: RI Attorney General Peter acause of government transparency, often saying that the state’s public records law should be a floor and not a ceiling. So how transparent is … more
Cars usually fall in the latter category. There are those who, and I put myself among them, look at cars as a utility. If it works, gets you where you want to go with all the junk you may have … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Organized labor has made a lot of headlines of late, what with strikes by writers in Hollywood and auto workers in Michigan. The common thread is how technology is extending the … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: In 1997, when Jack Reed first joined the U.S. Senate, the Cold War had ended and 9/11 had not yet happened. A quarter-century later, the world is a very different place, with a … more
This is a column about ribs. I’m not talking about the ribs at Appleby’s   that my son and daughter-in-law would drive out of their way to get, nor am I writing about a … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: It’s an old political axiom: don’t help your opponent get a leg up in a campaign. That helps explain why CD1 Democrat Gabe Amo — who would have gone to the … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Redlining is widely thought of as the practice that prevailed in a lot of American cities in the mid-20th century, imposing racial segregation and depriving worthy borrowers of the … more
Can you think of the last time you kissed your spouse; looked at your phone or scratched your head? Probably not. Those are just things you do and will keep on doing. Nonetheless, when you think … more
STORY OF THE WEEK : New Bedford’s half-billion-dollar commercial fishing catch is one of the economic bright spots in southern New England. But the underside of the seafood business includes … more
The dogs greeted us as we pulled into a parking space in front of EGAPL Heart of Rhode Island home on Worthington Road in Cranston. We couldn’t see the dogs but they knew there was a new … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: If you were driving around North Providence, parts of Providence or other local communities during torrential downpours early last week, you may have felt like an extra in … more
“Time to return the milk and bread,” said “Arizona Pete” as he and his wife Wendy walked the dock at Pleasure Marina in Oakland Beach Friday afternoon. They were headed to the … more
STORY OF THE WEEK : Democratic primary voters had their say and now Gabe Amo is the new rising star in Rhode Island politics. While former state representative Aaron Regunberg was widely perceived as … more
“How are you going to find your way?” I looked in the direction of the shore shrouded in fog and spotted the outline of the Beach Avenue overlook in Conimicut. I made out two figures … more
Jim, who I’ve known for years, and I stood in the warmth of the morning sun about 240 miles away from Warwick, which I suspect from his perspective is a crowded section of New England. … more
“See that?” Ben Block said pointing to an orange blob turning red at the center position in a sea of arrows that more or less formed a pattern from southeast.  He handed over the … more
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