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I’ve always wanted to be a father and was certainly ready to join the ranks of the other dads of the world. As the months passed, my excitement continued to grow. Still, I never really … more
New research finds climate change is having an impact on how large whale species, including the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, use habitats in the warming Gulf of Maine, showing … more
STORY OF THE WEEK Over recent history, the General Assembly has approved a series of measures that once would have gone nowhere: pension reform (2011), same-sex marriage (2013), and state-based … more
STORY OF THE WEEK The biggest takeaway from the poll released last week by WPRI-TV, Channel 12, is how the top two political races of Rhode Island’s 2022 election season remain very … more
When I hit the send button last week to submit my weekly columns and other news/photos, I did not know it would be my final deadline. For the past 28 years, I have not missed … more
I  came to a stop across from Crossroads, the former Providence YMCA building, and waited for the light to turn green to get onto the on ramp to Route 95 south. It was Sunday, the scene … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: How about that GOP outsider who pledges to shake up the state for the better? Back in 2002, Don Carcieri was the political newcomer who campaigned on a theme of change and reform … more
Joy Fox, one of the seven Democrats vying for the Second Congressional District seat was running for another reason Saturday morning at a cleanup hosted by the Edgewood Waterfront Preservation … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Democrats have already tried to nationalize the race for the Second Congressional District seat being vacated next year by U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin, warning about the perils of GOP … more
Never did I imagine I would burst out laughing at a candlelight vigil for Ukraine. Nothing is funny about what is happening there or to the estimated 3.8 million refuges forced to leave their … more
Sometimes when things just don’t to go right, you actually end up with an unexpected dividend. In this case, it was meeting Robert Bedrick who lives with his cat Cooper in Cranston. I … more
Some years ago, the date buried in the sands of my memory, I got one of those calls that made me wonder if there was some truth to the tale I was being told. The caller said “you would … more
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