September 2, 2014
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Fairness and blackberries are important. Carol reminded me of this when she returned from walking Ollie at Confreda fields. “Look,” she said with an air of triumph holding up a small glass … 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
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
JOE KERNAN
Conservative radio newscaster Paul Harvey really had something going. Yes, I’m dating myself because Harvey hasn’t been on the airwaves for years – he died in 2009 – and other than … 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
CHAFEE WAFFLING TO THE END: Governor Chafee's record during his almost four years in office is replete with examples of his waffling on important issues. He just hasn't seemed able to make up … more
Not long after Mother’s Day, I stopped in at Tracey’s Greenhouse, next to Dave’s Marketplace on West Shore Road, to pick up plants for our flower and vegetable gardens. It’s become a … more
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
A spring day, like Sunday, can make everything seem so fresh. It makes sense, of course. We’ve had a long winter. It’s been a deep freeze and even the crocuses have been reluctant to push … more
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