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Providence's mapmaker goes digital

Eddie Grant, veteran mapmaker for the city of Providence, sits at the back of an otherwise colorless planning department office, a large cardboard cutout of the Three Stooges looking over his shoulder.
Geography Dept.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  December 10, 2010

Bad idea jeans

Sports blotter: "You’re looking at some years, son" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  November 25, 2008

Street cred

Sports blotter: "This year's Xbox" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  July 23, 2008

We got next

Two members of the University of South Carolina women’s basketball team were arrested for offenses that seem worthy of the best that men’s collegiate basketball has to offer.
Sports blotter: "Title IX edition"
By MATT TAIBBI  |  April 16, 2008

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

When animals attack

If it's South Carolina, it's not really the Red Sox.
Sports Blotter: Mascots Gone Wild Edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  July 12, 2006