January 27, 2015
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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
You would have seen the ad while watching the Patriots Saturday if you could tear yourself away from the suspense of the game – the one for the Golf VW. This sporty metallic-blue car whips … 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 dining room table glittered. Candles were reflected in the glasses as the late afternoon sun cast shadows across the room. Erica was ready to serve Christmas dinner. She and her mother Sharon, … more
In Greek mythology, Sisyphus, the King of Ephyra (Cornith), was punished by the god Zeus for making false promises to the subjects of his kingdom. As Sisyphus amassed wealth and spent little on the … 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
EBOLA PREPAREDNESS: With almost every problem this country faces, our leaders are a day late and a dollar short addressing the problem. It’s happening again with the West African Ebola epidemic … more
Few things command admiration than gadgets that get the job done. And there always is a new twist on an old gadget. Take the corkscrew. It started out as a simple devise: a three-inch section … more
What is it that intrigues us so much about traffic ticket stories? Is it that just about every motorist has a story about being stopped for some infraction and about the interaction with the … more
Rose gave me one of her contagious smiles. You have to smile no matter how you really feel but, in this case, there was good reason to be happy. “Oh,” she reported, “she’s doing fine. … more
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