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Mary April 19, 2014 at 11:37 AM
you like to be the center of attention... the man that is standing in the spotlight... HEY...Read MoreHEY... look at me... what you really need to do is take a few steps back... step out of the light it's blinding you...
getreal April 19, 2014 at 12:48 PM
He is a legend in his own mind ( Joe/jay/john/sanders/and the 12 other names he still post under .
getreal April 19, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Jim you play a major role in making Patch a mess. If people have a different opinion then you orRead MoreJoe you go on the attack or as Joe says "flush". Freedom of speech and right to difference works on every other Patch but not here. No wonder you and Joe are driving people away.
Jim L April 18, 2014 at 01:56 PM
Anyone who might stop and read this WELcome please let me /us know your feeling please be awareRead Moretea Part shill posts under many different names and at times admits so Also notice that he and joe have highjacked this posting, for what end i do not know at least joe kinda stayed on the subject but all Tea party shill was tell an out right untruth, to put it politely
Tea Party Shill April 18, 2014 at 04:53 PM
Jim, you are the biggest perpetrator of making stuff up and posting it as fact. Just askRead More"Ric hard". What EXACTLY is an "untruth" Jim and what are my "other" names? Lots of talk, but little substance from you. You worshiped the TCC's leaders (when you weren't denying it existed), did you disapprove of their handling of the Old Ranger School sale? If so, I never heard a peep out of you.
Joe Sousa April 18, 2014 at 06:10 PM
Richard uses many names but all the posts are the same babble.
Danielle Masterson (Editor) April 19, 2014 at 10:10 AM
Good morning, everyone! I haven't had a chance to read through all of this yet, but I have received Read Morea few emails that gave me a rundown. :) Bottom line: If anyone is planning a Town Meeting article, that article is up for discussion and criticism. If someone runs a public blog and public news show, that person is conceivably a public figure and should expect some criticism. Can that criticism be more gentle and less attacky? Sure. Should it be? I think at this point on this board, yes, let's keep our criticism on the more civil end of things because we've seen that this board gets out of hand *very quickly.*
Hingle Mc'Cringleberry April 19, 2014 at 10:18 AM
Jim L, how dare you yap at the rest of to pay attention and then spew forth a posting that makes no Read Moresense whatsoever. Jim L with this posting what are you trying to say. No offense Jim L but this is indecipherable to most of us."Sine Mr Arruda has coomented on here and refused to answwer questions aboyt the ibdy park then following the rules as stated by Renee and all the oyjrt unknowns on here anyone can now refer to him as a lar, dishonest, that he lives in a crapshack, no leader of any kind, he refus's to answer taxpayers question etc Since it is noe plain that he watch's this site I wonder how he will feel when he gets this treatment" Would you mind having one of your other writers touch this one up. Did you decide if we should put a for sale by owner sign at he idby park? Mayble onee u canda c frum the hiweigh to Falld Rierrrr?
Tea Party Shill April 19, 2014 at 01:07 PM
I can't believe the same whiny beoches are still complaining to the moderator about fake names andRead MoreF TR posts. These folks can't get enough censorship. Why don't they take over the old TCC website if they want a website with only things they want to see?
Jim L April 17, 2014 at 08:44 PM
Townie portsmouth midletown and Newport are all adding jobs, maybe not great ones but thet are, all Read Moretheir indy parks are just about full we need to know what is wrong with ours
OldTownie April 18, 2014 at 09:45 AM
Jim, Portsmouth is not adding jobs, nor is Middletown. And both of their industrial parks tookRead Moremo re than 30 years to get to this point.
Tea Party Shill April 18, 2014 at 10:04 AM
Jim, where do you get your "facts"? Bogus information like that hasn't been readilyRead Moreavail able locally since Nelly took down the TCC website some time ago.
Narragansett Warrior April 18, 2014 at 07:15 PM
Mike go to I <3 RI for film of what it was like when I was born,RI#1
Leslie Poldervaart April 19, 2014 at 06:45 AM
Joe, you are at it again. I did the research and the Executive minutes have not been releasedRead Moreaccor ding to Law. I suggest that people call the Town Clerk and Council President to get going on this. It is important for the Town people to know what is going on. If we don't stay on top we will never find out.
Tea Party Shill April 19, 2014 at 06:51 AM
Are you saying Joe lied again? I'm shocked!
Renee Cwiek April 17, 2014 at 02:11 PM
I think we are all insane to some degree. Good to see you back Mary!
Mary April 17, 2014 at 03:21 PM
Thank you Renee... I needed the break
John Marshal April 17, 2014 at 04:08 PM
Insane yes indeed
getreal April 17, 2014 at 02:46 PM
Now I am Hingleberry Joe, did the voices in your head tell you that ?
Joe Sousa April 17, 2014 at 02:55 PM
Did I mention your fake name ?
Tea Party Shill April 17, 2014 at 03:02 PM
No, but you did mention your fake family and friends.
OldTownie April 14, 2014 at 09:46 PM
The Tea Party is over and dead.
Tea Party Shill April 15, 2014 at 07:12 AM
JoJo, let us know when ANY of your teabagger gloom and doom prophecies come true.
Just Another Taxpayer April 15, 2014 at 08:03 AM
All the freaks are going to get wet today.
Jim L April 17, 2014 at 08:53 PM
After reading Sundays paper does anyone know where you can get native plants around here, URI isRead Moreday s n 3 bridges away
Renee Cwiek April 18, 2014 at 07:25 AM
Thanks for the tips and links Jack!
Renee Cwiek April 18, 2014 at 07:25 AM
I'm not positive Jim, but I think Peckhams.
OldTownie April 14, 2014 at 09:43 PM
Hingle, He is a joke. He doesn't want anyone bringing up his criminal past, or reminding him ofRead Moresom e of his own comments (following school buses, saving millions, etc.). To be blunt, Joe really doesn't matter, that's why he is so angry. Even the Town Council slapped him down.
Danielle Masterson (Editor) April 15, 2014 at 09:13 AM
Sigh. This makes me most sad of all. A reader and active commenter walking away... And then theRead Morecomm ent thread turning into... well, this. :( I'll pop into the Mod Queue and restore things today. But, Mary, please, come back. I'll do the best I can to restore sanity, but I need help *from all of you.*
Mary April 17, 2014 at 10:26 AM
Danielle... I'm here... I will be here and try to control myself... just wish everyone would stopRead Moredo ing things to get under the skin of others... Let the past go and stop playing games...
Renee Cwiek April 16, 2014 at 09:00 AM
What do you want me to say? You always say you have no control over what Joe does. I have noRead Morecontr ol over them. Stop blaming me for everything. Fine....play nice boys. Be friends. geeeez
Hingle Mc'Cringleberry April 16, 2014 at 09:46 AM
Jim L if the current conditions of thew Patch make you so unhappy perhaps you should leave andRead Morestart your own site. I think the Daily Dribble would be a great name for it.
Jim L April 16, 2014 at 09:49 AM
I think Patch isn't to happy either , or didn't you notice that?
Renee Cwiek April 12, 2014 at 01:26 PM
Thank you! I hope you have a nice weekend too.
Jo Jo the Delete Monkey April 12, 2014 at 01:47 PM
One time, I was watching a Bruins game, but some guy named "Tom" deleted all the pucks.Read MoreSo I lost interest.
Mary April 12, 2014 at 01:54 PM
a game... within a game... kind of like ( flushing ) and reposting... or editing to be at the topRead Moreof the list posts... it's fun...
Narragansett Warrior April 14, 2014 at 05:06 PM
Jiml,Tiverton does not. have a great planner like Portsmouth.The meeting bout that delayed but hasRead Moren o effect on billion casino in Fall River or table games at SLOTS.Economics will stop Tiverton Crossings.I just wanted someone who understood revenue streams to help new town administrator understand that Canada's?Turbine is organic.
Jim L April 14, 2014 at 05:43 PM
thanks joe
Hingle Mc'Cringleberry April 14, 2014 at 05:54 PM
Jim that is a fake name poster and lair you just wrote back to. Also king if the flag button and aRead Mored elete master
Renee Cwiek April 12, 2014 at 07:25 PM
Yes, it's tomorrow too. There's was no mention of any specific hours.
Cathie Brown Denelle April 12, 2014 at 07:29 PM
Thanks!!
Jim L April 13, 2014 at 11:05 AM
once the season opens you can fish 24/7 if thats your question Cathie, I 'm not sure how long theRead Morepo nd in LC stays Kid's only, that info is problay in the info blup Renee put up, you can also look forward to the DEM restocking in about 2 weeks and then probaly once more in certain ponds this spring, as the weather warms other fresh water fishing will inprove, trout can be very finicky, but pther freas water fish will start feeding more, Thats when a bouncing bobber can drive a kid crazy. good luck!!1
Joe Sousa April 11, 2014 at 04:04 PM
If you want a green garden you have to feed it. Get those overalls out and go to town. LawnRead Moreclipping , leaves, even small twigs, put them in a pile and add a little ash. Stir the mix and let it set for home made fertilizer. You can through in vegetable waste but it attracts varmints. I would avoid it unless you have a closed bin.
Renee Cwiek April 11, 2014 at 04:25 PM
oh good! I can do that. I don't think I could handle the whole rotting vegetables thing.
Jim L April 12, 2014 at 10:05 AM
Anyone who's has a woodstove should make sure that any wood they buy frm those roadside boxes isRead Morewel l seasoned, green wood will creat creasote biuld up and can lead to chimney fires, not all those places wood is old call a chimney sweep or clean it yourself, but do be carefull, green wod IS a big deal!!!!
Just Another Taxpayer April 12, 2014 at 08:32 AM
Delete Joe Sousa's account forever!
Tea Party Shill April 12, 2014 at 08:43 AM
Flush the rest of the TCC next election.
Hingle Mc'Cringleberry April 12, 2014 at 08:50 AM
Make joe behave like a real man for once.
OldTownie April 12, 2014 at 05:06 PM
Jim, You mean like Joe never owning anything he has done? How many times did he deny having aRead Morecrimi nal record? He was lying! Now he attacks the fire department with no proof. See where that has gone? He wants robots! Then he follows the school buses...a convicted violent criminal was following CHILDREN's school buses...it's &quot;going to save millions&quot; according to Joe. And you have no problem with it...right Jim? Just say it.
Brain Mederble April 12, 2014 at 06:39 PM
Jim says, "like i said you want to say it but not own it."? Sounds a little likeRead More&quot;th e Letter&quot; situation, no? Why was that OK, but OldTownie's not?
getreal April 13, 2014 at 08:40 AM
And again Jim comes to Joe's rescue. I believe Jim probably helps Joe delete anyone who commentsRead Moreaga inst him. I have one screen name Jim, how many do you use.
Hingle Mc'Cringleberry April 10, 2014 at 09:29 AM
God bless the mitigators and Rep Edwards.
Jim L April 10, 2014 at 09:39 AM
RIGHT, everyone pays more n Rep edwards moves up for selling oout his voters, even a symbolic noRead Morevot e? nope that might not help THE PARTY!!! What about Us, thhe folks in Tiverton and Portsmouth? Couldn't even throw his voters a bone
Just Another Taxpayer April 11, 2014 at 03:07 PM
I believe the last day an alternate budget can be submitted is coming up. Hopefully, the BudgetRead MoreCom mittee's budget will be the only budget listed on the ballot.
Renee Cwiek April 08, 2014 at 10:43 PM
I just want to know why I'm always singled out. I think it must be my amazing personality.
Jim L April 09, 2014 at 08:08 AM
As I started to say, this pcture doesn't really show just how dangeruos this is. anyone launching a Read Moreboat(if they ever can) or fishing or even just stopping there with their kids would be putting them in harms way, with kids as we all know given to wander of the minute your back is turned they could be into this pile of junk in seconds, it's not really fenced off on looks like it would fall down at any moment, Go take a look, it's really not a good thing. like having a bustedpipe on a playground or something
Moe Larry & Curley April 09, 2014 at 12:57 PM
Renee, opposites attract I guess.
Tea Party Shill April 09, 2014 at 10:30 PM
Jim, I think we have tolls. Thanks to our delegation, they have been mitigated.
getreal April 11, 2014 at 09:19 AM
Raimondo would ban RITBA and put a hedge fund in charge of tolls to make the state money. Do notRead Moreas k how much the fee is for services provided and if they up the tolls it is because the hedge fund needs a bigger cut.
Jim L April 11, 2014 at 09:30 AM
I saw Raimondo speaking of improving our bridges n roads to improve tourism, but she didn't sayRead Morewher e she would get the money to do it, that worried me, I know she's says she's against the tolls, but it seems to me that stopping the tolls n improving tourism go hand in hand
Danielle Masterson (Editor) April 08, 2014 at 04:30 PM
Hey guys... Let's keep any name-calling out of this and no personal attacks. Local issues andRead Morediscus sion: YES! Anything else: NO! ... As for John Marshal: I have tried to verify your account using the email you submitted via our Patch sign-up system. Still waiting. Email me. Thanks.
getreal April 09, 2014 at 11:46 AM
When you take an EMT course and you have completed it you are in "my opinion and others" Read More35 % of what it takes to become a good EMT. The remaining % will come from experience in the field and that goes regardless of public or private service. The majority of EMT's will find employment with a private service for several reasons like, lower pay and high turnover. When I say high turnover I mean as an EMT becomes more experienced he or she will usually go to some form of a municipal service with higher pay and benefits. Besides less experienced EMT's learning on you at a lower pay scale you need to ask what else has been purchased or acquired by for profit companies, equipment, vehicles (definitely) etc.. This is how for profit companies, you or I and anyone else would keep cost &quot;cha ching&quot; down to increase profits. Another problem with this type of system is frequent turnover of EMT's along with EMT's being constantly shifted around so they never really get a good understanding of roads, buildings or the frequent callers for medical aid and the specific problems they may have.
Leslie Poldervaart April 09, 2014 at 01:20 PM
I totally agree with you getreal!!!!! My daughter is a Cardiac EMT, served Alert and Bristol. YesRead Moreth ey change where the money is and benefits are. As they increase education like everything else they look for the better.
Naome Lixes April 06, 2014 at 03:23 PM
What's the over/under on this lasting more than ten minutes? Naome Lixes April 06, 2014 at 03:21Read MorePM What sort of pinheaded dimwit first insults the integrity of those that actively serve the Public good, under threat to life and limb and then claims to be an advocate for them? Only the unfit for public office.
Naome Lixes April 07, 2014 at 07:00 AM
Five coments gone, in three days including the one posted ten minutes ago. Perhaps I'll have anRead Moreint eresting trail to present to the Moderator concerning this. Give a mook a shovel, and he'll dig himself a deeper hole.
buck April 07, 2014 at 09:29 AM
guys ..for the record..no one..i mean no one listens to Joe..so its really not worth getting upsetRead Morea bout.
Jesus Christ April 05, 2014 at 02:20 PM
Jim they can not substantially complete the ramp until the boat toll is in place.
Moe Larry & Curley April 05, 2014 at 07:09 PM
Funny, I sent the bridge n tunnel and dot a 2014 calendar for Christmas so they would know whenRead Morespri ng was here.
Just Another Taxpayer April 08, 2014 at 01:58 PM
Question of the Day: If you have a pool do you also need to have a boat?
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