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By Rep. JOSEPH McNAMARA A neighbor recently approached me and said, “I don’t think it’s right that I have to pay $6,000 to just chew my food when I have dental … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: For a long time, it seemed as if Scott Avedisian was destined to be mayor in perpetuity of Warwick. He could be counted on to win re-election as a genial GOP moderate, even amid … more
When Rhode Island voters went to the polls earlier this week to participate in the presidential primary, they saw ballots with multiple options but only one choice. Of the seven candidates who … more
We can fight many things in life.  We as a society and human race have cured diseases, fought wars, put men on the moon and have made strides in all areas of human life. We all have at one time, … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: “We’re leaving no stone unturned as far as accountability,” Gov. Dan McKee said last Friday, as he unveiled Max Wistow and Jonathan Savage as the lawyers who will … more
Ken Block’s new book, Marty Walsh for James Diossa & our fractured media landscape. There’s no truth to the rumor that Rhode Island will be the setting for a remake of … more
Latest bridge news, nuggets ahead of the Centurion public hearing, and Smiley talks issues. It’s just a matter of time until Opening Day. You can follow me through the week  on … more
When Logan Brown was born prematurely, he weighed less than a pound. “The doctors didn’t give us much hope that he would live,” says his mother, Elsbeth. Now age 19, Logan is … more
STORY OF THE WEEK:  The next race for governor of Rhode Island is more than two years away, so assessing the full political fallout from the Washington Bridge saga will take time. In the … more
Oh the fun the Follies would have had with the Washington Bridge! You can follow me through the week on threads and what we used to call the twitters. Here we go. STORY OF THE WEEK: Last week, … more
Oops. Forgot.  We don’t call it that anymore (she gave me hell for that). We call it care for the older population. To solidify her point, she told me that we no longer call it … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: During an address last week to the Northern RI Chamber of Commerce, Gov. Dan McKee suggested the worst traffic fallout from the Washington Bridge is in the past. “We have to … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The Washington Bridge saga took a noteworthy turn when state officials this week declined to rule out the possible demolition of the westbound portion of the bridge. If such a … more
STORY OF THE WEEK The out-of-town frame on the CD2 race is mainly about how a potential win by GOP candidate Allan Fung in a Democrat-leaning Rhode Island reflects a tough national outlook for … more
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