Blogs | Ethan Shorey

Sunday, September 1

Lisa Pinsonneault, special assistant attorney general for the state of Rhode Island, has informed me that her office is now proceeding with an investigation of my open records complaint against the Pawtucket School Committee.

On Aug. 8, I informed the attorney general's office that I had been locked out of a School Committee meeting on Aug. 6. I repeatedly hit the buzzer at the entrance of the school administration building, an alternative site for school board meetings, and also...

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Saturday, August 31

Coordinators of the 2013 Pawtucket Arts Festival are making it easier than ever to volunteer by creating a convenient sign-up page, www.volunteersignup.org/MM9HE. Pick an event, select a day, and choose a time that works best for you.

The city's month-long festival of the arts doesn't run each year without its volunteers. Would you consider helping out?

Saturday, August 31

Insurance companies generally go to great lengths to get it right, especially when it comes to limiting costly claims against them. So when a company won't insure a certain breed of dog on a homeowner’s policy, should that tell us something about the dog?

A local insurance agent told me that his company, and many others, have pit bulls at the top of their list of banned dog breeds because experts in the business believe they represent the greatest risk of an insurance claim and loss....

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Thursday, August 29

Check out Avery Bradley (sort of) telling me how good he thinks the Celtics can be in the 2013-2014 season...

Thursday, August 29

It’s hard to believe that four years have passed since the first Pawtucket edition of The Valley Breeze hit the streets. I'll never forget that first Wednesday watching nervously as I waited to see if the people of this great city would decide that our product was worthy of their time and attention.

We knew before we launched that Pawtucket and its people would offer a wealth of stories, and have certainly not been disappointed. Our hope is that those stories have made a positive...

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