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Clean Water at Any Cost
September 4, 2014 No Commentby

Clean Water at Any Cost

A massive mill building in the heart of Central Falls has undergone a transformation over the past decade. A big ...

Head Out on the Iway
August 19, 2014 No Commentby

Head Out on the Iway

Editor’s Note: The Iway Bridge has gotten a lot of media attention the past month as the Department of Transportation ...

Q&A with Tony Jones: “Rhode Island is in a fiscal crisis and we must start somewhere to get things on track.”
August 11, 2014 No Commentby

Q&A with Tony Jones: “Rhode Island is in a fiscal crisis and we must start somewhere to get things on track.”

2014’s Rhode Island elections are drawing near, and one candidate for the lieutenant governor’s office is looking to eliminate it ...

Primaries -- Should We Hold Them at All?
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Primaries — Should We Hold Them at All?

I was asked to write about the three primaries I find most interesting. I am not the person to be ...

Feeding the Masses
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Feeding the Masses

The doors won’t open for another 30 minutes, but already a crowd is gathering at the side entrance of All ...

Solomon's Choice
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Solomon’s Choice

Michael Solomon is wearing several hats these days: Providence City Council president, candidate for mayor and veteran businessman, a job ...

Motif's Angry Outlier Talks About the Issues
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Motif’s Angry Outlier Talks About the Issues

Being Libertarian-leaning, I am not overly interested in what a political hack promises to do for me or my causes. ...

It's the Economy, Stupid!
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

It’s the Economy, Stupid!

It’s hardly any secret that the Rhode Island economy is in bad shape. In the most recent monthly data from ...

The Gubernatorial Races -- A Prediction
August 6, 2014 10 commentsby

The Gubernatorial Races — A Prediction

As we enter the final stretch of the Rhode Island Gubernatorial primary races, we are faced with four viable Democrats ...

The Primaries from Motif's Data Nerd
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

The Primaries from Motif’s Data Nerd

1. Providence Mayor – Democrat Ordinarily the Democratic primary IS the election, because no Republican has been elected as Providence ...