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Airline travel is no bargain, especially if you’re a suitcase

Some random thoughts:- It does not surprise me that so many of the major airlines are having serious financial problems. My wife and I...

Even a brief visit with Jeff Jacober produced valuable lessons for...

The news hit the Providence business community hard. Jeff Jacober, a prominent Providence businessman and philanthropist, died Saturday, March 26, along with his wife...

Teachers’ contracts are failing our kids

A report by The Education Partnership, a business-led coalition that promotes school reform, concludes that teachers’ contracts are a major obstacle toward improving our...

Numbers don’t lie; NCAA tourney should return here

I enjoyed the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament. Vermont, with Pawtucket’s T.J. Sorrentine at point guard, knocked off Syracuse. Bucknell stunned Kansas...

City, state deserve a first-class Dunk

That it is taking so long to decide which direction makes most sense for the Dunkin’ Donuts Center’s future – a $58 million renovation...

Downtown development should bode well for Mayor Cicilline

Some random thoughts…- When Providence Mayor David N. Cicilline first took office, he knew he was stepping into a difficult job. The city’s finances...

Students recognize that more math will lead to more money

Toward the end of a press conference last Tuesday morning at Gilbert Stuart Middle School in Providence, a group of students gathered there were...
Photo courtesy of R.I. PhilharmonicLisa Churchville says the philharmonic relies heavily on the business community.

Philharmonic plays key role in city’s renaissance

Lisa Churchville POSITION: President and general manager, NBC 10 WJAR; president, chairman of the board of directors, the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra BACKGROUND: Churchville has been...

No bad guys here, just more evidence of never-ending need

The Red Cross does amazing work. How often do we read in the paper or turn on the television and see that a fire has...

Seating arrangements, parking an early priority at the Assembly

Some random thoughts in the aftermath of the “Blizzard of 2005,” a storm that at least proved that we do learn from our mistakes....
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