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Clampdown at the Providence Police Department

At age 42, former Providence Police sergeant Steven Petrella has the look of a besieged man.
Esserman imposes tougher standards, but some cops cite inconsistent discipline
By TE-PING CHEN  |  October 31, 2007

Flashbacks: March 24

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Ian Sands.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.  
By EDITORIAL  |  March 22, 2006
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Politics of pain

When it comes to the legalization of medical marijuana in Rhode Island, the question has generally been when — not if — it would happen.
Rhode Island follows through on medical marijuana
By IAN DONNIS  |  January 07, 2006