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Providence On The Verge Of Lifting Overnight Parking Ban — But Needs Your Help

We’ve written about this extensively over the years:  Ending the overnight parking ban would increase city revenues, decrease the rate at which the city gets paved over, and just make a lot of people’s lives a hell of a lot easier.  The City Council is debating whether to expand the (successful) pilot program — now […]

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He Needs A Benefactor With A More Reliable Dictionary

Brendan Doherty’s campaign tag line appears to be, boldly: “Equivocation and appeasement are not in my dictionary” Now, those are actually words.  But it makes sense that Doherty can’t find them. Doherty was introduced by Alan G. Hassenfeld, former chief of Pawtucket-based toy giant Hasbro, who himself had been rumored to be considering a political

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Sensational British Paper: Emma Watson Left Brown Because Of Bullying

Daily Mail has a story under the headline, Did bullying drive Harry Potter’s Emma Watson out of Brown University? That this blog is written by weirdos who suffered untold middle school torment makes us sympathetic — but oh how we wish our shame flowed from shouts of “Three points for Gryffindor!” rather than locker-room punches

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RIP Rafferty

No iconic hot ‘n heavy saxophone or ears being chopped off, but I think “Right Down The Line” — simple love song, simple melody — was Gerry Rafferty’s best. I’m sure Beth hates the music, but can’t help but dig this album cover. [youtube]5sedPivIxfM[/youtube]

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Kudos to Chris

Quite the showing by Chris Young this season, and it’s a shame that he and best girl Kara Russo are off the November ballot — Chris having lost big in the Providence Democratic mayoral primary, and Kara losing both her races for GOP nominations for Congress and Lt. Governor. (Though pulling a respectable 33% in

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