December 19, 2014
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“You’re cutting the grass?” Betty Keefe asked from across her fence. Indeed, it must have looked strange to have the mower out when my “lawn” of crab grass and other weeds pretty much … 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
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
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
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
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