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Paul Letendre

We who were born in the late 40’s and early 50’s were the first TV generation. ...Could those values that we now hold dear have been embossed onto our young, impressionable souls, not by the classic books or religion, but by The Three Stooges? more

Apr 18, 2015 9:29 PM Prime Times 5 Comments

Autumn, too, is a great time to do nothing. Doing nothing takes practice and patience. That’s the dilemma: there is so much to do, but it’s such a perfect time to do nothing. From August 2013 Prime Times. more

Aug 18, 2013 8:21 PM Prime Times

An article from 2012 that seems currently relevant: It is written somewhere in the laws of probability that whenever there are 100 humans gathered in any group, that there will be 3.7 certified arseholes in that gathering. more

Sep 26, 2012 8:08 PM The Insider 2 Comments

We who were born in the late 40’s and early 50’s were the first TV generation. ...Could those values that we now hold dear have been embossed onto our young, impressionable souls, not by the classic books or religion, but by The Three Stooges? more

Apr 18, 2015 9:29 PM Prime Times 5 Comments

At the Democratic Convention in Worcester Joe Avellone and Juliette Kayyem both failed to win enough delegate votes to get their names on the primary ballot. more

Jul 3, 2014 9:29 AM Special Sections

An article from 2012 that seems currently relevant: It is written somewhere in the laws of probability that whenever there are 100 humans gathered in any group, that there will be 3.7 certified arseholes in that gathering. more

Sep 26, 2012 8:08 PM The Insider 2 Comments

The Brayton Point Power Station is owned by a company called Dominion. ...I’m sure that Dominion did their due diligence before buying, yet someone overlooked the inconvenience of having to add a $570,000,000.00 update to their new possession. more

Aug 28, 2012 9:54 PM The Insider 3 Comments

If I buy a Harley so I can feel cool, that’s so not cool. I’d be like the zebra who got painted so he’d feel like a horse – except that he looked more like a jackass. It’s like the Corvette thing. Guys always feel cool driving a Vette, but as often.. more

Aug 20, 2012 8:57 PM Prime Times

Do you ever get the feeling that you would like to be far away? If Nantucket were Scotch, and the Vineyard were wine, Block would be draft beer, lowbrow draft--not the fancy artsy-fartsy stuff. It’s a blue collar island. more

Jul 26, 2012 8:29 PM The Insider 1 Comments

This story started because I’d heard about a farmer on the back roads of Swansea who is opening an ice cream stand. – Wait a minute, there already is a farmer on Swansea’s back roads with an ice cream stand. I decided to visit them both. more

Jun 25, 2012 7:37 PM The Insider 1 Comments

I wouldn’t know about this place if it hadn’t been featured on national television. Ted Allen, a Food Network guru, highlighted its barbequed chicken as the best thing he ever ate... more

Jun 13, 2012 10:20 PM Back Issues

I am biased here; I like this kind of restaurant …the type that is descended from the traditional diner. These places are disappearing. more

Jun 13, 2012 10:20 PM Back Issues

This whole internal debate got started because I recently watched a rerun of an early 60’s television series, Route 66. more

Jun 12, 2012 9:07 PM Prime Times 1 Comments

From the Insider Archives - article from 2012. Coney Island Hot Dogs did not originate in Coney Island; they originated in Flint, Michigan in 1913. more

May 25, 2012 4:27 PM The Insider 4 Comments

An Image from Baker's Farm

Shelley Baker

Luck would have it that I'd forgotten my camera, ...click above to see more of Shelley Baker's Farm photos. more

Apr 24, 2012 12:55 PM 1 Comments

Take the dog for a ride, visit the area's most spectacular beaches, and make Chili. It's all part of a day's work. more

Apr 9, 2012 8:42 PM The Insider

Cars, with their shiny parts glistening will alter a man’s self-image. They are the most ostensible symbol of status and pecking order in our society... more

Apr 6, 2012 9:24 PM Prime Times

These two food sources have played vital roles in history of Western Civilization. more

Apr 4, 2012 7:36 PM Prime Times

One filet of cod fish is not the same as the next, nor is a teaspoon of pepper, or a cup of vinegar. If the meal is to be spectacular, each ingredient has to be appraised. A recipe can’t explain how to do this.... more

Dec 22, 2011 1:53 PM The Insider

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