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Pawtucket! Woonsocket!

With Pawtucket apparently about to lose its ball team, the city’s name is in the news, and it has caused me to marvel at the wonderful names cities in Rhode Island have. 262 more words

Architecture

1899 - Lost in Klondike - Provost

News from the Klondike back in the 1899’s was slow and sometimes wrong.

Here is an item from the Anaconda, Montana newspaper giving a correction to a May report, and an item about Mr. 46 more words

Boston

Woonsocket man arrested on child porn charges

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A Woonsocket man has been arrested for possession of child porn, Colonel Steven O’Donnell of the Rhode Island State Police announced on Wednesday. 86 more words

News

Two Shells, One Man, Dozens of Stories

Yesterday I felt like an anthropologist on Mars, or perhaps more precisely, like Ariel and her collection of human objects, as my friend suggested. 324 more words

Museums

CVS Pharmacy To Pay NJ $500,000 To Settle Dispute

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP)CVS Pharmacy will pay New Jersey more than $500,000 as part of a settlement to protect consumers from buying medications and other items exposed to elevated temperatures for prolonged periods of time. 147 more words

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JOSEPH RAGO: The Revolution at the Corner Drugstore

Wall Street Journal: The CVS chief executive on upending the debate about costly specialty drugs and how he’s going to make sure you take your medicine. 68 more words

Politics

Woonsocket man charged with dealing heroin, coke

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A suspected drug dealer was busted Wednesday in Woonsocket.

The Rhode Island State Police High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force arrested 28-year-old Francy Pimental, after troopers allegedly found him in possession of nearly two thousand grams of cocaine and more than five hundred grams of heroin. 23 more words

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