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Robin July 22, 2014 at 04:59 pm
YES it's Stop and Shop too
carpe diem July 22, 2014 at 06:33 pm
Yikes! Thanks, I actually got an automated call about it and dumped the potentially contaminatedRead More peaches I bought straight away ...
Taylor Baltzer July 22, 2014 at 08:10 pm
Not Dave's though?
Red Lobster's Admiral's Feast is one of the saltiest restaurant meals in America, with 2.5 teaspoons of salt (5,830 mg sodium). Credit: Center for Science in the Public Interest
Old Pizza July 2, 2014 at 11:25 am
If the industry does it, that's fine. When the government dictates it, that's not fine.
Ralph jacobs July 2, 2014 at 12:57 pm
Simple solution: Don't eat this food!, it's horrible what it does to your body!
cardiclash July 2, 2014 at 02:08 pm
If you dont like the sodium/fat/ calorie content in foods then don't eat them. It is totally yourRead More choice. People should also abstain from smoking nasty cigarettes as they cause an array of severe health concerns. What they do to your body is just as bad as crappy food!
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J. Walter Swartz June 11, 2014 at 10:56 am
I wish we had a Krispy Kreme in Woodbridge.
Donna Westbrook July 6, 2014 at 11:21 am
I like DD coffee. I don't buy it often but when I do I really enjoy it. It is not their fault aboutRead More the crops. I will still buy their coffee, I love their coffee!
Frank Mulligan July 7, 2014 at 06:44 pm
I love DD coffee. The price goes up. I boycott. I can make my OWN. The price's are to HIGH NOW. BeRead More wise MAKE your OWN.
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MillicentBroderick June 6, 2014 at 12:28 pm
@will. Unfortunate coincidence
Carl W June 6, 2014 at 01:03 pm
Do we know that the real spelling is d-o-u-g-h-n-u-t-s ? "Doughnuts!!" Nonetheless, weRead More love'em anyway.
Carole Soule June 7, 2014 at 08:16 am
While I love DD coffee I was hard pressed to choose a free doughnut. The one I did choose made meRead More gag. Cider donuts, made by Chichester Country Store, are the answer.
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JD June 3, 2014 at 03:57 pm
i didn't know they used artificial additives in the past. now i feel violated. i also didn't knowRead More they used gmo ingredients. they could really have changed things for the better by shunning both. would have likely contributed to large increases in sales that more than outweighed the extra expense. instead, this attempt at a publicity stunt is probably going to do a lot more harm than good. i won't go there for food until they're certified non-gmo.
Bill the 1st June 3, 2014 at 05:52 pm
FYI, there's no such thing as "certified non-GMO." It's an almost 100% certainty thatRead More there are GMO genetics in all soy, most corn and a good portion of wheat and rice. I suppose you could make bread products with barley for gluten and artisan grains (amaranth, spelt, etc) for filler. At this point, GMOs are unavoudable. Just accept your chemical manufacturing overlords and be done with it.
Louise B May 30, 2014 at 09:30 am
For: Winthrop, Camacho, Neville, Napolitano.......Against: Farley, McLaughlin, Leonard..... RememberRead More this in November. Farley will be the only at large incumbent I'll vote for. I hope someone runs in the 1st. ward. We need to get rid of this grandstanding buffoon. He thinks he's spectacular but in reality he's just a zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
Louise B May 30, 2014 at 09:37 am
For: Winthrop, Napolitano, Camacho, Neville......Against: McLaughlin, Leonard, Farley.
Karen Nash May 30, 2014 at 11:11 am
The resolution as passed included an amendment specifying that "the voters of Rhode Island willRead More have to approve a constitutional amendment limiting the facility to 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, and a local referendum must also pass in Newport approving table games." (Paiva Weed/Abney letter to Mayor & City Council). The proposed "safeguard" is that the limitation on gaming location in Newport cannot be changed by future legislation. The keyword here is LEGISLATION. There is absolutely NO way to guarantee that this pinpoint constitutional amendment, if passed, cannot be challenged and overturned in court. I have asked over and over whether this proposal, if enacted, is LEGALLY DEFENSIBLE. In view of Peter de Savary's reported negotiations for the time-shares at Wellington & Thames in order to build a "grand hotel," we'd better get the answer sooner rather than later.
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ralph May 29, 2014 at 08:53 am
George: Great job on the stats, but for the most part FPR is right. 15/hr sounds good in theory,Read More but everyone knows it can't be substained. The passed on cost will go to the customer. As previous comments mentioned, I'm not paying $10 for a #1 at McDonalds. Previous examples are something like the increase in food goods as the cost of transporting these goods increased do to fuel prices rising. I know for myself or my wife, we would not be buying anything so overpriced. Times that by hundreds or thousands of customers and you have businesses hurting and struggling to keep afloat. All do to a knee jerk, feel good government overreach.
Derek Duchemin May 29, 2014 at 09:19 am
I'm sorry to say Rhode Island would never be able to get the min wage to $15hr because no businessRead More would be able to afford it, they would all go bankrupt knowing Rhode Islands economy its just not feasible.
Sharon Ellery May 30, 2014 at 09:03 pm
Since the minimum wage is $8.00/hr, the taxpayers of Rhode Island are paying for medical, housingRead More and food assistance for workers earning minimum wage. At $15.00 per hour Rhode Island taxpayers would save millions of dollars and workers would gain independence. Not raising minimum wage keep people on assistance. For instance, Stop & Shop and McDonald's would not go bankrupt. A better solution would include raising minimum wage to $15.00 and keeping businesses afloat. Better workers would bring more customers.
Narragansett's Del's Shandy. File photo.
G3 May 25, 2014 at 10:03 am
I liked it, but I also knew that it would be nowhere as sweet as Del's. If you want malt-liquor,Read More drink Mike's hard. It's definitely still a beer.
peasunshine May 25, 2014 at 06:39 pm
Gross!
NK Parent May 26, 2014 at 10:33 am
It was alright but tastes more or less exactly the same as other shandy's on the market. Personally,Read More I like the taste of Sam Adams' Porch Rocker a bit better.
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Brew May 22, 2014 at 09:36 am
Bill the whateverist, I've also suggested a full-on family entertainment center with bowling lanes,Read More laser tag, roller skating, batting cages, rock walls, family-oriented major funtime place that would create jobs and bring in tourist dollars. It would do the opposite of tearing families apart, see. It would bring in families, year-round and I believe add positive value to the town. The point of it being....there are countless other beneficial, positive ways that space could be used. I know food and sustainability and the propagation of community cohesion and goodness are all "idiotic." A casino is "brilliant," yes, we've witnessed the wonders Warehouse Grand has bestowed upon this community so let's just mindlessly continue down this same destructive path. You don't even see how trapped in the box you are, and the box you're trapped in fits in the corner of a storage room behind a mop and a roll of toilet paper in your precious Warehouse Grand.
SHS May 22, 2014 at 09:57 am
I'm reading about so many great alternative options for that building/site!!!!! The developersRead More could certainly build a highly successful family entertainment center, an athletic center, a resort center, a community center or a high-tech business/R&D center. Forget about table games, they are totally unnecessary AND we voted against them two years ago. Let's focus on developing that area (and that specific site) without expanded gaming. If an entertainment/athletic/ resort or community center were developed, the current employees could retain their jobs.
William F Horan May 22, 2014 at 12:04 pm
We must dump gambling as a tax revenue base as ultimately gambling cost is too high a social impactRead More from its misery et al. The site has many potential community & job generating options to squander an opportunity to get out from under this horrible misery on our community & its citizens. Moreover force a sea change in our totalitarian socialist bloated spend thrift government.
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Andie May 21, 2014 at 07:48 am
Oh Pleasee. Back when we grew up this would of never been a big deal. Now it's news?? No wonder weRead More have so many sensitive kids these days. Parents being outraged over a box with teeth. Let the kids decide if they like it. I bet their opinions are different. Stop telling them that it's scary and they won't think so.
mAggressor May 21, 2014 at 09:08 am
Looks like a front-loading washing machine.
paul May 21, 2014 at 10:39 am
I wonder how SpongeBob feels about this?
Growing more concerned by the day! May 16, 2014 at 07:12 am
Why just CVS? Rite Aid, Walgreens, Walmart, Target and other have retail clinics and should beRead More afforded the same opportunity to open clinics in the state. RI consumers will benefit greatly by more competition. DR. Fine also needs to look at opening up the Health insurance market to more providers than just United Health, Tufts and BCBSRI.... again more competition will mean lower rates for RI'ers and more people able to afford health insurance.
Elizabeth Roy May 16, 2014 at 07:53 am
Rite Aid and Walgreens should be able to do the same. They may not wish too; however, I smellRead More another backroom deal.
Jeff Crawford May 16, 2014 at 01:18 pm
And I'll bet their going to be able to take in and store all of your health care information andRead More your families information. I wonder how much money the State of Rhode Island is paying to CVS Caremark to manage the prescription program.
Tom May 7, 2014 at 08:21 pm
Working families have to work hard to help pay for all the slackers that are coming to R.I. inRead More droves.
Aspir7n May 8, 2014 at 06:13 pm
Good to see Rhode island among other blue states to lead the way. There is still room forRead More improvement and let us make our state #1. The graph pretty much sums up how sexist the republican party has become.
nagaer May 8, 2014 at 07:06 pm
We are all tired of the democrat party line talking points. The war on women, the war on minoritiesRead More and on and on. What really matters are jobs, education, infrastructure, taxes. The democrat party has failed us miserably in RI on all of these important issues. Yet, the Aspir7n's of the world apparently don't pay attention to these important topics and will vote every one of the people responsible for these failures back in back into office. You have a neighbor who can't find a job, but gays can get married now, hope you're happy Aspir7n. Talk about not seeing the big picture.
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deb of see-attleboro May 2, 2014 at 03:02 pm
I have found my odds are much better to help those in need if I write my checks directly to charity.
J. Parker May 3, 2014 at 03:00 pm
Never can tell....But it would be nice. However, putting a couple of dollars on him won't hurtRead More anyone's pocketbook and WILL help the injured.
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Tom Badger May 2, 2014 at 03:25 pm
You to would fit right in with the modern day openly gay US Military .
getreal May 2, 2014 at 03:28 pm
You talk about it so much you must be, it is o k badger Pyle , come out of the closet and be theRead More princess you want to be.
Tom Badger May 2, 2014 at 03:44 pm
funny how you are on your knees to the CCFD so it's not unreal that you are doing the same elsewhereRead More . Is your name Monica ?
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lee bourke April 25, 2014 at 06:34 pm
A most gracious staff. Mr. W. enjoy your golf games! Good luck. mlb
Mrs. B April 26, 2014 at 01:55 pm
Dave Whalley, you might want to tell your staff if they are close to retiring they better do so now,Read More CVS is not as loyal to their long time working staff as you might think. I know several people who have worked at CVS for close 25 years and are being squeezed out by being forced to take lower paying jobs at CVS. Fair warning.
William Denton June 17, 2014 at 09:49 am
Changes aren't permanent but change is. Geddy Lee Rush, Lead vocalist.
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Michael Anthony Satterwhite April 23, 2014 at 12:12 pm
This is a great article. If your financial institution has guarantees on fraudulent charges and theyRead More try to stick you with the bill or change certain terms and conditions without consideration or notice, make sure you seek legal advice from an attorney. It is very important that you check your credit report annually. You can check your credit report for free on the website mandated under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, which can be found at www.annualcreditreport.com.
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Joe Sousa April 20, 2014 at 08:01 pm
The majority is done by employes in the company. Use cash and be free of the fraud.
jpf2361 April 21, 2014 at 08:42 am
With regard to the Target incident, I had to jump through hoops to change my credit card becauseRead More someone attempted a balance transfer of $24,000.00 to my account. Someone needs to be held accountable for this.
Arthur DeLuca April 23, 2014 at 10:22 am
This is why I do NOT tie my credit card into my ATM card. A breached credit card leaves you with aRead More bill to dispute. A breached ATM/debit card drains your account of your money. I agree, go back to cash if you can. We buy too many things we don't really need and can't really afford anyway. Credit cards allow for impulse buys and get us into debt. Rememebr when stores had layaway plans or CXhristmas clubs? And back then there wer no feess for these services.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 03:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 02:57 pm
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Eric Wessels May 7, 2014 at 11:16 am
If you really are worried about pork: It has come to my attention, much too late to do anythingRead More about it probably, that there is a hog confinement proposed to be constructed within 1 mile of my home. This is not an uncommon occurrence in the state of Iowa. In fact there are 10 homes within 1 mile of this proposed facility, some just ½ mile away. I have looked at the manure management plan and one poor family will have manure spread on three sides of their property throughout the year. Of course this proposed facility is under the limit of 2500 hogs to require a permit by 20 hogs, so no one was notified. They will run 2 sets of hogs through the facility each year, 4960 hogs. This will produce over 660,000 gallons of liquid waste to be stored in a 270’ long, 70’ wide, 8’ deep lagoon. The manure will all be spread in section 13 of the Adel Township in Dallas County. My secondary concern (my primary concern is my family) is for others impacted and the county as a whole. This is terrible planning. The proposed facility lies in the center between Adel, Waukee, and Dallas Center. Dallas County is the second fastest growing county in the country. Waukee builds a new school every year. The Waukee soccer complex is a short 3.5 mile drive south. The proposed new county facilities would be 3 miles away. There is a church on highway 6 less than 3 miles away. The parking lot for the bike trail in Waukee is less than 3 miles away. The bike trail from Waukee to Dallas Center that was just completed, and is well used, is less than 100 yards. All of these items are outside the limits set by the legislature, but all will be affected. The county web site has maps indicating the entire core from Waukee to Adel and DC is anticipated residential with a regional commercial core where this is located. The long range planning has a western bypass that ties into the highway 5 bypass going right by this facility less than half a mile. Maybe this is what they mean by regional commercial. The map shows a 3/4 mile swath from R16 to R22 just north of 270th street. In a conversation I had w/ the county, it was stated this owner plans to build several (no number or location was given) in Dallas County. He can put facilities of this size every ½ mile without a permit because they will all be considered individual units under the size required to be permitted. I can’t believe this is what the citizens of Dallas County want, or what the planning organizations spend their time working on simply to be ignored. The problem primarily lies in the fact that local control is not allowed. In almost every other aspect of governance, local control is preferred and advocated for by the Iowa legislature. Big Ag controls the legislature and the DNR. Talk to your rep. Talk to your senator. Get local control for issues that affect you and your neighbors.
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Peter Anderson April 13, 2014 at 08:30 am
I bought an all electric car. I haven't been to a gas station since Oct. '13.
malcolm nichols April 13, 2014 at 09:01 am
Tyler, you are not worth the time wasted. You can't really believe what you wrote..
Bob April 18, 2014 at 02:56 pm
Tyler - What is the currency used to trade oil futures? The US dollar. When it is weak we pay $100+Read More a barrel of oil. When it is strong, we pay @$60 a barrel. The US administration and fed have way more to do with the price of oil than you know. When they print dollars as they have for the last 5 years, the value goes down. Look at the exchange rates.
Family Dollar Stores plan to reduce its workforce, close stores. Patch File Photo
Karen Walz April 11, 2014 at 01:35 pm
FWIW, I agree!
Matthew April 11, 2014 at 03:52 pm
Paul......So, did you actually read my comment? It's not a junk store. It's sells food, and everydayRead More products. Even pet foods. So, like I said. It must be nice being rich, and not caring where your money goes. That's half the problem with America. People with any kind of money, could give a crap less about the people with not so much money. Yet. When there's an overseas tragedy, you people are right there with your check books to make a donation because it boosts your yuppy ego, and makes you think that your better than everyone else. So answer me a question Paul? When you go into a store and the product that you want to buy is, say, only .99cents? Do you not buy it, because you'd ratehr pay more for it somewhere else? Just to make you feel superior to the other person that pays .99cents for it? Please. You make no sense.
J. Parker April 11, 2014 at 04:14 pm
Oh No ! I hope it won't be the Burlington/Lexington store ! Some fo the household products areRead More brand names and worth the 'dollar'.
A.N. April 11, 2014 at 05:35 pm
Coming soon to your iPod!!! Diane Hurley's latest single!! "Pimping My Way to Providence"Read More Produced by Joe Paolino. Featuring background vocals by boxing promoter Jimmy Burchfield and Judge Frank Caprio!
mike westman April 11, 2014 at 05:54 pm
With Paolino the Prov. fixer, DeSavery the Carnegie elitist and Roiff the Boston boutiqueRead More hotelster.....all in cahoots....looks like they are going to pick off the Newport Grand cheap and try to turn it into a uber high end entity that you or I will never be able to utilize. Sounds like a quick shuffle, make some I'm OK..Your'e Ok...noise and abracadabra.....A Providence style Monte Carlo with the boys from the Hill all a tither. Not good for Newport at all and even less good for the State of RI
A.N. April 11, 2014 at 06:25 pm
Coming soon to a theater near you!! "Pimping My Way to Providence" Starring Diane HurleyRead More and Joe Paolino. With an all-star cast featuring Paul Roiff and Peter DeSavary. Special appearances by Jimmy Burchfield as the Boxing Promoter, Frank Caprio as the Judge and Vinny Paz as the Greeter. This film has not yet been rated.
Brookstone. Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Randomansfield April 4, 2014 at 10:20 pm
Sad story, I got my start at the corporate office back when they were in Nashua. Good company withRead More good people back then. I used to smoke butts in the corner office on weekends when nobody was there and then 'test' the marketing department's massage chair. Ah...the good old days...
Old Pizza April 5, 2014 at 08:58 pm
Never liked Brookstone - nothing but overpriced junky gadgets.
Beth Panashida April 7, 2014 at 07:47 am
Hey Crusty they sols innovative tools and gadgets not junk I hope they survive!
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