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SLIDESHOW: Road contracts associated with Cardi Corporation construction
Sealcoating, which fraudulently obtained federal contracts intended for minority-owned businesses, has repeatedly failed to disclose its criminal history on Rhode Island bidding forms.
The Paper Trail
| October 05, 2012
Asleep at the wheel
In the early morning of April 9, 2007, a small armada of Cardi Corporation trucks crept up Rustic Hill Road in North Scituate to the construction site for the new Ponaganset Middle School.
The state's weak system for vetting contractors allows millions to flow to companies with poor environmental and workplace safety records. It needs to be fixed
| October 05, 2012
The Big Hurt: The month in tragedy, rampages, and weird cheese
It's been a sad and grisly few weeks for live music.
Music news in brief
| July 20, 2012
What’s really behind high gas prices
Fingers crossed that we've seen the worst of it — analysts say gas prices won't go any higher than the April 6 peak of $3.94 per gallon — but filling up your tank this summer is still going to cost a big chunk of change.
Priming the Pump
| May 04, 2012
It's not just Road Rage
Driving can fill you with all kinds of emotions.
| April 13, 2012
Review: The Color Wheel
Alex Ross Perry's self-consciously coy indulgence reminds me of the work of Diablo Cody, but slighter and more irritating.
A black-and-white road movie
| December 02, 2011
Nicolas Winding Refn's sleek heist flick offers more quiet moments than you'd expect with a title like Drive .
A lot going on below the surface
| September 16, 2011
In addition to the flamethrower, they've also rigged up a whiskey-dispensing car dashboard, and as a piece de resistance have created the Road Warrior–inspired "Medusa," a 1972 Buick Skylark souped up to breathe fire.
Petal to the metal
| September 09, 2011
The Big Hurt: Bieber Silences Youth, Kings of Leon Sell Out
I hadn't originally planned a press-release review for this week, but some PR blasts require immediate attention.
The week's best press releases
| July 22, 2011
Driving in circles
I have Peter Mills's E-ZPass.
| April 29, 2011
A hybrid owner doing it wrong.
| August 06, 2010
Relieve road rage — with coloring books?
Traveling north this weekend? Leave some extra time, but don't be terrified by last weekend's dire reports.
| July 30, 2010
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