The New England Innocence Project is holding a fund-raising event on Monday, April 1, at Aidan’s Pub in Bristol from 6 to 9 p.m.
Join Roger Williams University law students, lawyer Betty Anne Waters and Dennis Maher for an evening of fun and food to help the New England Innocence Project in its efforts to provide legal help to free the wrongly convicted.
After a long winter, spring officially returns to these parts this afternoon. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay takes a break from State House debate to bring us baeball's return.
In New England, everything old really is new again on the Opening Day of the baseball season. Shortly after one this afternoon, the oldest and most spirited rivalry in all of American sports begins anew as our Boston Red Sox travel to the Bronx to play the New York Yankees, a club also known in our sliver of New England as The Evil Empire.
Thoughts to ponder while watching March Madness: This is the best time of the year for the college basketball junkies among us. What is more thrilling than wall-to-wall televised hoops generously salted with upsets, buzzer beaters and the endless arguments (and bets) over brackets, conferences and the Final Four. All played out in the college atmosphere of the NCAA tournaments with all the trappings of student cheers, painted faces, pompoms, cheerleaders, crowds fully clad in team colors and the inevitable prancing mascots. Even President Obama fills out his brackets!