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Transparency. I was elected by the people to bring transparency to our City Government. I was informed on Friday that all of the appointments had been decided and were final. I have to question the … more
November is a dark month for baseball fans. It’s too early to talk about spring training and the hot stove isn’t even warm—there’s just not that much to say right now. Rather … more
I have a soft spot for the Rhode Island Board of Elections. My father was on it at the time of his death. Then-Governor Dennis J. Roberts appointed my mother to fill out his term of office. I … more
Another state election has come and gone and the status quo remains with the Democratic Party firmly in control of the state house and with a spending bond binge having been approved by the voters. … more
Regardless of how you feel about the outcome of the election, we have a new President of the United States. You might find him repugnant, you may find him to be a breath of fresh air. Either way, as … more
One day a few years ago, my son Peter was bossing the hell out of his brother TJ. At the time, when TJ would get frustrated and blow up, he would run out of the house and threaten to take off. … more
“Slow down , you move too fast” should become the anthem of the Raimondo administration. The push to roll out initiatives has not left many Rhode Islanders feeling groovy. There seems to … more
Rhode Island's voter rolls contain as many as 189,000 more names than they should, says a Providence Journal analysis. That is a huge discrepancy, given the fact that the base should be about 592,672 … more
As I write this, the world of baseball is preparing for a massive celebration in one Midwestern city as another will be mired in misery for at least another year. Candidates across the United States … more
Even though there’s no baseball being played in New England right now, I have been glued to the playoffs and will be thrilled to watch an Indians-Cubs World Series. I’m sure I am not the … more
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