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Shut up and take your arsenic

Tests at the site found arsenic levels in the rock up to 29,000 parts per million, mind-bogglingly high. Solids, of course, are not the same as liquids, but that’s 2.9 million times the level the federal Environmental Protection Agency considers safe for
 Bald Mountain mining: take your sulfuric acid, too
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  July 25, 2013
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Texas stranger

Gilbert Arenas, you might've started something.
A Dallas fullback plays cowboys and valets; Plus, the Laird brothers learn from their elders
By MATT TAIBBI  |  February 12, 2010
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Bland theft auto

Man, talk about a meme that won't die!
Ex-Patriot Terry Glenn's suburban sprawl. Plus, Charles Rogers needs a nap.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  January 15, 2010
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Return of the screw

Line up your goosebumps: Gloucester Stage is rushing Halloween with a bit of Victorian hokum entitled The Woman in Black.
The Woman in Black haunts Gloucester Stage
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 02, 2008
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Road work

Urban construction and demolition have become some of the primary themes of Providence art over the past decade or so.
Eric Irving’s iconic ‘Mono*liths,’ and more
By GREG COOK  |  July 09, 2008
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Slowly they turn

We are heading toward a sentimental season of holidays, so the Rhode Island Theatre Ensemble is preparing the way with a wintry 19th-century melodrama, Leopold Lewis’s The Bells .
RITE's melodramtic take on The Bells
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 06, 2007


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House pest

The biggest political story in Massachusetts right now is the state’s ongoing dalliance with casino gambling.
One Cape Cod blogger is getting the scoops and setting the pace for Massachusetts casino coverage — for better or worse
By ADAM REILLY  |  September 12, 2007
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Everyone's Hero

There’s plenty of nostalgia in this animated baseball fantasy based on Howard Jonas’s boyhood yarn. Watch the trailer for Everyone's Hero  (QuickTime)
Animates baseball
By TOM MEEK  |  September 13, 2006
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Local heroes

In this, the ninth annual edition of the Providence Phoenix’s “Best” issue, we highlight four people and organizations who are doing exceptionally good work.
Bill Shuey, Valerie Tutson, Greg Gerritt, and Scott Wolf
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ + IAN DONNIS  |  April 19, 2006