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Pinned Down

Prov School Dept releases hold on high school wrestlers after educator goes public It has been an amazing transformation over the past three seasons: The Hope High School wrestling team began the year confident it would be in the hunt for a Division 2 state title — something that was unthinkable just a few years […]

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Lock & Key

Charter School head cited for chaining emergency exits while children in class’ It is just after 7 a.m. and students are starting to arrive for the day at the New England Laborer’s Construction Career Academy in Cranston. The charter school was created 10 years ago and rents space in a converted jewelry manufacturing building across […]

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The Blame Game

RI D.O.T. points finger at contractor in Barrignton Bridge debaucle. Contractor says delays, cost overages cuased by D.O.T.’s lack of initiative For years, motorists in the East Bay wondered if the new Barrington Bridge would ever be finished. After all, it was years behind schedule and more than double the original $10 million cost. In […]

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Total Recall

Fall River Mayor Flanagan faces potential recall, after promoting Michael Coogan, a man facing charges in Rhode Island for allegations of doing business as an unlicensed contractor Fall River Mayor William Flanagan won his first re-election bid by a comfortable margin in November, after admitting during the campaign he had made some mistakes in his […]

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Political Will

Angel Taveras had heard it all before. Taveras is a nice guy. A smart guy. But he’s not tough enough. Certainly not tough enough to deal with unions in Providence that for decades had played hardball in negotiations; particularly the firefighters, that for eight years made life miserable for Mayor Taveras’ predecessor, David Cicilline. The […]

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