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On Call
June 17, 2012 7 commentsby

On Call

Providence City Council members’ cell phones cost taxpayers big bucks For more than a decade, it was a perk that ...

Bay Commission Winds
May 19, 2012 3 commentsby

Bay Commission Winds

Environmental agency puts turbines to good use Wherever you go on the Providence waterfront these days, they are impossible to ...

Paying the Freight
May 5, 2012 7 commentsby

Paying the Freight

Wickford Junction proves a costly startup project From Route 102 in North Kingstown the 4-story building it’s hard to miss. ...

In Plain Sight
May 3, 2012 No Commentby

In Plain Sight

Sex offenders living near schools despite a law requiring them to reside outside 300 feet From the back window of ...

Investigative Update
April 5, 2012 9 commentsby

Investigative Update

Shining spotlight on waste & corruption prompts further action Editor’s note: The Hummel Report has new information and developments on ...

For Whom the Bridge Tolls
April 5, 2012 4 commentsby

For Whom the Bridge Tolls

RI residents charged erroneous EZ Pass fees It has become a popular and efficient way to negotiate toll roads and ...

Tax Trumping
March 15, 2012 1 commentby

Tax Trumping

As RI liquor stores continue to suffer losses, legislators & MADD debate tax free days Take a ride down Route ...

Battle for the Bay
March 1, 2012 No Commentby

Battle for the Bay

Save the Bay’s Jonathan Stone turns up heat on polluter The mission seemed pretty straightforward. Three years ago, a new ...

Pinned Down
February 16, 2012 34 commentsby

Pinned Down

Prov School Dept releases hold on high school wrestlers after educator goes public It has been an amazing transformation over ...

$20K & an SUV
February 16, 2012 No Commentby

$20K & an SUV

Budget trimming decision leads to state squandering resources It is prime real estate, in a place where parking spots are ...