July 21, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

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Picturing the right bridge

Alert readers last week noticed that we inadvertantly published the wrong picture with the editorial about the end of the old Jamestown Bridge. We received several phone calls and e-mails pointing out that the picture was of the Newport Pell Bridge. More...

Pension shortfalls are coming home to roost

VIEWPOINT

It was not long ago that I filed a motion against the proposed fiscal year 2011-12 town and school budget proposing that there be no additional spending this year until the real impacts of the state and local pension shortfalls were assessed. More...

Fireworks donation

Rocket ’hogs Gregg Charest (from left) and Kerry Sheehan are all smiles as they accept a giant $2,643.86 check from McQuade’s Marketplace manager Maurice Browning. More...

Scattering Seeds

If you find persuasive the analogy of the U.S. economy to family finance, then experts say your family, right now, has to cut its bills by 70 percent. Or get a huge pay raise, enough to raise family income by two-thirds. More...