Hummel Report

The Hummel Report: Do We Need an Inspector General?
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

The Hummel Report: Do We Need an Inspector General?

Figuring out a way to close an annual budget deficit has become a familiar challenge at the Rhode Island State ...

Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Fighting Fools, Dan Doyle and a Heavy Hitter
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Fighting Fools, Dan Doyle and a Heavy Hitter

Fools Rush In “Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.” – Mark Twain ...

The Hummel Report: Mid-Year Update
July 19, 2017 No Commentby

The Hummel Report: Mid-Year Update

Editor’s note: Jim Hummel has a mid-year update with new information on a handful of his investigations. Office with a ...

RI Spotlight: Nowell Academy
May 3, 2017 No Commentby

RI Spotlight: Nowell Academy

On a Friday afternoon, at the end of the school day, Gioconda Ruiz and Krissia Barraza head out the back ...

Hummel Report: Politics in Town Manager Choice
April 19, 2017 No Commentby

Hummel Report: Politics in Town Manager Choice

Immediately after North Kingstown’s new town council took over in early December it had an important – and pressing – ...

RI Spotlight:
April 4, 2017 No Commentby

RI Spotlight: “Go Red” for women’s heart health

It was all shades of red as far as the eye could see across the 5th floor ballroom of the ...

The Hummel Report: Breaking Ground at Browning Mill Pond
March 15, 2017 No Commentby

The Hummel Report: Breaking Ground at Browning Mill Pond

On an unusually warm day in February, Browning Mill Pond in Exeter proved to be a popular place for visitors ...

Rhode Island Spotlight: Books Are Wings
March 1, 2017 No Commentby

Rhode Island Spotlight: Books Are Wings

The sea of children’s books stretched across lunch tables lined up at the cafeteria of an elementary school in Central ...

Rhode Island Spotlight: The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of South County
February 15, 2017 No Commentby

Rhode Island Spotlight: The General Federation of Women’s Clubs of South County

From a horse rescue operation in Saunderstown to the restoration of an historic grist mill in South Kingstown to a rolling ...

The Hummel Report: Tax Train
February 1, 2017 No Commentby

The Hummel Report: Tax Train

It may have been the largest number of people ever to visit the Wickford Junction Train Station: That opening day ...