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Roller Derby: TNG

Let us praise the Maine Roller Derby girls.
Balls, Pucks & Monster Trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  February 26, 2010

Hell on wheels

There are rules. No hands, no feet, no heads. No tripping, no hitting from the back  — just thighs, hips, upper arms and torso, from the side or front.
Providence roller derby — fast action, big fun, and grrrl power on skates
By MARION DAVIS  |  October 16, 2009

Review: Whip It

Add a dash of the sad beauty contests and kooky, dysfunctional family of Little Miss Sunshine to a helping of the bogus hipness and overexposed star of Juno and whip it good and you get an idea of why Drew Barrymore's directorial debut falls flat as
Drew Barrymore's directorial debut falls flat
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 02, 2009

Roller girls go down

Don't you hate missing the best example of whatever point you were making?
Port shows no authority
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  May 22, 2009

One shining moment

Fairhaven won a tight race at the 2009 WBRU Rock Hunt Finals at Lupo's on April 4.
Fairhaven grab the brass ring at the 'BRU rock hunt
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 10, 2009

Kennedy Plaza shows fresh signs of life

For a long time, Kennedy Plaza in Providence was in the news for all the wrong reasons.  
By PHILIP EIL  |  October 02, 2008


Spring cleaning

Some find it remarkable, but it is nevertheless true that far more local CDs are released than there are weeks in a year.
A grab bag of discs buried by winter snow
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 26, 2008

Roll on

Space suits, pink leotards, and townie wear. Add roller skates and a scowl, and you have a Boston Derby Dame.
Skating toward a massacre
By ELIZABETH FLOCK  |  March 05, 2008

Portland scene report: November 2, 2007

Dude must be a star.
Sibilance starts now

The good fight

The original lineup of ’90s Prov-rock stalwarts and near-stars Kilgore will be taking the stage together for the first time in eight years for “Fight to Remember.”
Kilgore reunites for cancer benefit; plus, Route .44
By BOB GULLA  |  May 18, 2007

ID Check: Boston Derby Dames

Billy the Kid is showing the newbie referees how to take charge.
Block-and-roll girls
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  March 15, 2006

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Mean girls

If all goes according to plan, Kristen Nawrocki and Rachael Carrico will be joined by at least 18 other women to battle it out for team supremacy in the new wave of the old sport roller derby.
Roller derby wants you
By SARA DONNELLY  |  March 15, 2006