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BH April 18, 2014 at 11:20 am
Ok so all this security for the marathon, what about the platform of train stations, parks duringRead More lunch, outdoor concerts, parades and charity walks? Give me a break. All this police presence and money spent and overtime is a scare tactic and can't possibly deter someone determined to carry anything out.
James W. Worthington
John Dumas April 18, 2014 at 10:56 am
There should be special courts for psych cases just as there are special courts for financial,Read More maritime, juvenile, family and other specific types. This does not mean getting off with any difference in time, but it would mean a more accurate routing and disposition of the individuals. In many cases people do not want to change and would rather be sent to standard jails eventually released and still a danger to society.
John Dumas April 18, 2014 at 11:04 am
Some people do not have even an ember of empathy and need more separation from others and extendedRead More treatment, maybe life long, this may or may not be a case. And, many people just do not have a sense of proportionate response. No matter how trivial the response is irrationally disproportionate.
Heywood April 18, 2014 at 11:18 am
Typical bar scene, animals drinking and fighting. Wait for summer at the shore this year.
James W. Worthington
Laurel Anderson April 18, 2014 at 10:09 am
Nothing Is local on here anymore. Terrible decision to drop local editors for this junk no one caresRead More about. I used to love how we knew everything going on around here from the patch. Now nothing...horrible, horrible decision! !!! I keep hoping someone starts their own patch type of thing. I will be dropping this one.
James Property LLC April 18, 2014 at 10:21 am
And we don't get any local news. Oxford Patch did not report the burglary's in Oxford.
BBW April 18, 2014 at 11:40 am
We don't have any local news, just boring politics, rained out stories of "Sandy", PoliceRead More stories without names and details. All the usual "cub reporter" crap. Don't blame the reporters it's just an on line "rag". Not even the ability to find stories, investigate a good story, or "MODERATE" the posts and comments. Example Notice the picture of the perp? Check the ears, eyes and face. Wrestler, MMA, brawler?What's your take on the guy, and why did he leave town? Drugs? What did the witnesses say to the cops… lots of good stuff in town, but poor reporting from the "PATCH". No follow-ups either.
“You're going to shut your mouth or I'm going to have some duct tape put on it," Judge John McBain told Camia Gamet during her sentencing Wednesday. (Screenshot: WJBK Video)
henry eroh April 18, 2014 at 10:14 am
what else would you expect from this ugly fat loser monkey she should be shot right away- no jailRead More time but dead within 10 minutes of verdict- you wonder why there is so much racism- well here is a prime example of why there is all of it in this country- that monkey is to fat to swing in the trees
L.B. April 18, 2014 at 10:18 am
I agree with the Judge completely
Heywood April 18, 2014 at 11:21 am
Fat & ugly, she deserved to be locked up for that alone.
George Costanza April 17, 2014 at 10:37 pm
The City Council has really found something they're good at here. If the City Council can now spendRead More their time recognizing the exceptional and productive people in our society, and avoid making financial decisions, I think this City may have a bright future.
Paula Morris April 18, 2014 at 11:32 am
Well deserved girls! You earned the recognition. Regardless of financial decisions - the city wasRead More correct in recognizing these amazing young women!
frank macedo April 18, 2014 at 08:57 am
does that mean they can send the bill by email and avoid their outrageous paperwork fees everyRead More quarter lol
WCSC screen grab shows charges against worker.
Mikey Youknowho April 18, 2014 at 10:56 am
Right and going by the fine which was 589 times the cost of the soda, BP, that did so much damage toRead More the Gulf should be fined .... 2Billion X 589 .... right, not in the Corporate States of America. That isn't going to happen. How about we apply that same fine to Wall Street .. hell they damn near wrecked the world's economy and have you seen any fines near 589 times the damage done? Direct your ire to the right people ...
Sandra Harrison April 18, 2014 at 10:57 am
Stealing is stealing and it costs all of us. People who eat the grapes at the grocery store withoutRead More paying for them, are stealing! Every item stolen adds up to added costs to everyone. I would have told this person to pay up first before the fine but the fine is always going to be more than the item. The fine is prevent the person from doing it again. Parking in my city overnight on the street used to be a $5 fine and so many people did. They have since raised the fines. This winter those overnight cars caused a lot of problems. They could not remove the snow with cars on the street. People don't think of the consequences before doing something wrong. Yes, people do things that are wrong but why does this it right? The 89 cents is really cheap for a soda so it makes sense that they don't allow refills for free. I have seen people using soda machines with their own cups. It ends up costing me for being honest. Eat me!
carrie April 18, 2014 at 11:06 am
This is ridiculous. Let the guy pay on site. Waste of tax payers money. Theft is wrong, but this forRead More some reason seems different as many restaurants do give free refills.
Gordon Fox. Credit: Rhode Island General Assembly
Tom Badger April 18, 2014 at 11:25 am
Same here CB11 . I haven't voted Democrats since the very early 70's while watching them stab ourRead More troops and our long time allies in the backs and watching the welfare system kick in with force . I do know over 90% of our legislature is democrats as are all our US Congressional representatives but they do not ever get my vote . I do not vote also for baby killers as it's a sin in my beliefs .
Elizabeth Roy April 18, 2014 at 11:34 am
Something for me to ponder CB11. Thanks. I do understand your concept. It is my right toRead More "complain" through voting. Maybe someday it will work!
CB11 April 18, 2014 at 11:36 am
The biggest problem is 90% of our General Assembly is either in, was in, or has relatives and closeRead More friends in Unions. Unless you're in one, you don't get any representation in this State! You just get the bill!
Watch Hill Lighthouse in Westerly. Credit: Jeremy D'Entremont via Flickr
Marge April 16, 2014 at 08:34 am
Sure would like to know what flavor kool-aid these folks are drinking!! Makes me wonder how manyRead More houses they have for sale in the area!!
mike westman April 16, 2014 at 05:24 pm
It is a real estate list with real estate names......Melville, E. Newport.....creations of some realRead More estate dufus........and their scientific mode.? Well there is more validity to the 5000 year old earth model than this one!!!!! Made for good reading.
Derek Duchemin April 17, 2014 at 09:33 am
I don't believe this cause providence is one of the worst cities to live in.
Screen grab from video
MillicentBroderick April 17, 2014 at 08:00 am
Horses should not be nose to exhaust pipe on city streets. That is cruelty and the horse had hadRead More enough.
kathleen macmurray April 17, 2014 at 08:46 am
A horse and carriage ride in a park, fine. But not on busy, crowded city streets. It's cruel to theRead More horse and dangerous to everyone else. I'm with the NYC mayor on this one.
Sheila April 17, 2014 at 08:16 pm
Poor horse. I hope someone equine rescue unit will relieve him from his present circumstances andRead More either give him a good home or find him one.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
kay sieverding April 17, 2014 at 09:56 am
The price of pork can also go up because the price of beef is up. It's not just weather andRead More disease, it's also cost of fuel.
mark April 18, 2014 at 08:16 am
With prices rising in all industries, I call it the disease of liberal Democrats! And it is theRead More disease that will wipe out civilization!
mark April 18, 2014 at 08:23 am
When taxes are imposed on various industries then to stay in business the prices increase on theRead More consumer! Obamacare , gas taxes, payroll taxes, tolls, the proposed soda and candy tax , your tobacco tax is 75% of what the product really costs! Commercial Property tax increases! Do you people see what's going on here? This country is being destroyed by the Democrats! It is starting to resemble The a Soviet Union! We should change the name of this country to the USSA!
Chafee Emory, owner of Potter and Co. on Thames Street, describes the challenging business climate in Newport as she confirms she's planning on closing the historic business. (Photo: Mark Schieldrop)
Gordon April 17, 2014 at 07:19 am
I remember as a kid, a very long time ago, my mother taking me there to get something new forRead More easter and getting my first suit and my sports jacket when i went off to collage. It was Potters and Narraganset clothing that probably did 75% of the clotting business in town. It will be sad to see them leave.
Chris Christensen April 17, 2014 at 10:51 am
Same here Gordon. Surprises me that I can remember back that far.
Charlie Masterson April 17, 2014 at 11:07 am
Another cornerstone closing ! Sad !
Leave RI April 17, 2014 at 07:22 pm
CB11..I owe you an internet coffee.
CB11 April 18, 2014 at 08:26 am
Glad I could bring some laughter into your day! :)
Tom Badger April 18, 2014 at 10:18 am
@least there are those here who will not tolerate any crap from these 7th Century throwbacks . HaveRead More a nice day .
Screen grab from KETV report
Heather Osrien April 17, 2014 at 01:31 pm
Just another copy cat. They crawl in thu the exit where the toy is dropped into when youRead More "win". Where were the oh so stupid parents while this was going on?
Maggie Magoo April 17, 2014 at 11:09 pm
This happened years ago in Little Falls, NJ when a child walked out of his house and into theRead More traffice on Route 23 and was killed.....what is wrong with parents? You go to the bathroom you take the child with you!!!!!! Lucky his Gardian Angel was watching over him!
dj April 18, 2014 at 07:49 am
Unless Nebraska is now part of Wayne, why is this story of parental stupidity even here.
Bomb squad on scene. Photo Credit: WHDH, 7-News
Snow April 17, 2014 at 05:38 pm
Thats what I was saying- taxes paying for that bomb squad- let em do their job.
jpf2361 April 17, 2014 at 05:40 pm
I agree with you Snow 100%
Snow April 17, 2014 at 05:45 pm
That whole artistic expression he was going after- we will call "Idiot in a jail cell".
Joan Jett. Courtesy photo.
Former Ports resident April 16, 2014 at 05:02 pm
Pat Benatar wants to protect zebras - go ahead folks, hit me with your best shot
Leave RI April 16, 2014 at 05:04 pm
Fire away
Russell Archambault April 16, 2014 at 10:43 pm
What Rhode Islanders Can Do to protect ourselves about zebras. WE MUST INTRODUCE LEGISLATION NOWRead More As of early 1993 (4), no zebra mussels have been found in Rhode Island waters. However, zebra mussels have rapidly expanded their range and are predicted to invade New England waters. Ultimately, zebra mussels will infest most regions of North America. They could threaten local water supplies and become a costly nuisance to boaters, anglers, and industries. It is possible to slow the spread of zebra mussels into New England waters by becoming aware of how these mussels disperse themselves through human activities. Boaters or anglers may inadvertently transport zebra mussels from infested freshwater bodies to noninfested lakes and rivers. In an effort to control zebra mussels from spreading to Rhode Island waters, take the following precautions after boating or fishing in infested waters: 1. INSPECT and CLEAN any zebra mussels and aquatic vegetation from the boat hull, trailer, anchor, anchor rope or chain, and motor. If you see any "hitchhiking" zebra mussels, scrape them off and discard in a trash can. 2. DRAIN all water from the boat and its components. Before leaving the infested area, drain bilge water, live wells, bait buckets, and engine cooling water. 3. DRY the boat, trailer, and equipment. Allow the boat and trailer to dry thoroughly in the sun before transporting to noninfested waters. If it is hot and dry, leaving the boat out of the water for two to four days will effectively kill the mussels. 4. LEAVE any live bait behind. Bait used in infested waters should not be transported to noninfested waters. Give the bait to someone headed out on the body of water you are leaving, or discard at the boat launch.
A "Boston Strong" graphic projected on the TD Garden. Credit: WHDH/7News
REPUBLIC RISING April 15, 2014 at 11:50 am
Thanks for the response. Were you there? What does that mean really? Were you? All I'm doing isRead More asking questions that need to be asked, am I free to ask questions and get answers? Someone committed suicide after being pegged the bomber? That's a new one - who?
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