Kennedy Plaza http://ripr.org en Scott MacKay Commentary: Where To Put The Probation Office? http://ripr.org/post/scott-mackay-commentary-where-put-probation-office <p>The plan to locate a state probation office on Fountain Street in downtown Providence is dead. But RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay says the debate on where it ought to go may be just beginning.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 21:06:51 +0000 Scott MacKay 28814 at http://ripr.org Scott MacKay Commentary: Where To Put The Probation Office? RIPR Snow Cam http://ripr.org/post/ripr-snow-cam <p><iframe height="700" src="http://www.radiolink.org/snowcam.html" width="540"></iframe></p><p>The SnowCAM uses <a href="http://www.wowza.com/">Wowza</a>-based streaming technology, provided by ServerRoom.net, which should work on most devices. &nbsp;<em>Please note: if it's not snowing, the camera might be off.</em></p> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 04:31:14 +0000 James Baumgartner & Aaron Read 26301 at http://ripr.org JFK Loved Rhode Island and Rhode Island loved JFK http://ripr.org/post/jfk-loved-rhode-island-and-rhode-island-loved-jfk <p>It’s been a half-century&nbsp; years since the assassination of John F. Kennedy.&nbsp; RIPR Political analyst Scott MacKay explores why Kennedy loved Rhode Island and why the Ocean State loved JFK.</p><p>Our state is America’s smallest yet&nbsp; it loomed large in the life of John F. Kennedy.</p><p>From the time Kennedy was a young man, he and his family were shaped by experiences in Rhode Island.&nbsp; If any event forged the career of John Kennedy it was his World War II heroics as a patrol torpedo lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:19:58 +0000 Scott MacKay 24916 at http://ripr.org RIPTA Making It Easier For PawSox Fans On Sundays http://ripr.org/post/ripta-making-it-easier-pawsox-fans-sundays <p></p><p>The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority is trying something new to make it easier for PawSox fans to get to McCoy Stadium. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 19:00:05 +0000 Don Borman 15211 at http://ripr.org RIPTA Making It Easier For PawSox Fans On Sundays Kennedy Plaza May Soon Get New Look http://ripr.org/post/kennedy-plaza-may-soon-get-new-look <p></p><p>A plan to fill Kennedy Plaza in Providence with a mix of pedestrian-friendly activities will be announced Thursday evening.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 10:58:35 +0000 Ian Donnis 13763 at http://ripr.org Kennedy Plaza May Soon Get New Look