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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
Lance Tapley's assessment of environmental protection efforts during the 125th Legislature (see "'Holding the Line,'" May 25) gives due credit to some like Senator Tom Saviello, but ignores integral efforts of important others.
Letters to the Portland Phoenix editors, June 8, 2012
PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS
| June 08, 2012
What’s driving the East-West Highway?
Eminent domain! The government's ability to seize land for a public purpose strikes terror into the hearts of many landowners.
Taxpayer dollars, secrecy, and private interests
| May 04, 2012
Back in the saddle again
Phillipe, who gave up his decades-long co-authorship of this column several months back, made a shocking and unannounced return last week ...
Phillipe returns! Plus, road rage and the hell of war
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| August 06, 2011
Many Turnpike Authority enablers still in power
Five years ago this week the Portland Phoenix published an exposé of the Maine Turnpike Authority executives' lavish lifestyle.
Five years on
| August 05, 2011
Know the new road signs
Knowledge = Safety
| June 24, 2011
The road goes on forever
If the Maine Turnpike Authority were a country, it'd be North Korea.
Maine Turnpike Authority's totalitarian rule
| March 11, 2011
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