I have this bad habit of picking up scratched lottery tickets on the chance that the person who bought them might have missed the fact that they had a winner. I've hit on probably five or six throwaways in the past decade, most in the $5 to $10 range.
Imagine my surprise when I spotted the back of... more
Part of my caring about Cumberland’s history includes knowing what folks have named things over the years: Buildings, fields and even streets.
Works of art fall into that same category. O.K., we don’t have a lot of art installations around town, but we do have a few sculptures at the Monastery.
As a recent college graduate who is all too familiar with the high cost of living in New England, looking at the prices to rent an apartment is at the top of my “things that cause me anxiety” list. Now a new study reaffirms my fear: the average renter in Rhode Island isn’t making enough hourly to... more
Jim Hummel took a look at some recent City Hall spending in his Oct. 2 report revealing that Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt's son and members of his baseball league were the only workers in a Woonsocket "summer jobs" program.
According to documents obtained by Hummel, the workers - 10 boys between the... more