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Jail ATM charges $10 per transaction

Arrested in Cumberland County without a big wad of cash on you? If you're going to bail yourself out, prepare to pay through the nose.
'Captive audience'
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  November 12, 2010

Covers uncovered

The Bad Plus plus a singer
The Bad Plus plus a singer
By JON GARELICK  |  March 09, 2009

Doyle-Grebien mayoral fight energizes Pawtucket politics(1)

The race between incumbent Pawtucket Mayor James Doyle and Councilman Donald Grebien has largely turned into a clash over style rather than substance.  
Doyle-Grebien mayoral fight energizes Pawtucket politics
By MATT JERZYK  |  October 21, 2008

Doyle-Grebien mayoral fight energizes Pawtucket politics

The two Democrats squaring off in the Pawtucket mayoral election generally agree on the broad vision for transforming this onetime blue-collar mecca into a city reborn.  
Outside Providence
By MATT JERZYK  |  October 16, 2008

Emergency music

Convicted murderer Gary Gilmore’s last words were, “Let’s do it!” The next sound was gunfire.
Clinic offer urgent care with Do It!
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  May 06, 2008

Kevin Ayers

His philosophizing is rarely twee, and his fine-oaked voice gives new authority to his pastis-and-mushroom-fueled musings.

Unfairground | Gigantic

By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  April 07, 2008


London falling

Damon Albarn — Blur frontman, Gorillaz supremo, and now millennial minstrel to the drowning city of London — is that eerie modern specimen, the pop star who talks like a critic. The Good, The Bad, and the Queen, "Kingdom of Doom" (streaming video)
Damon Albarn’s The Good, the Bad & the Queen
By JAMES PARKER  |  February 21, 2007