The Rhode Island Department of Health’s building will remain closed today due to a weekend flood caused by bursting pipes. Great, how are people going to get their panin—er, vital records now?
Three candidates in the 2010 Rhode Island gubernatorial election have sworn to sign a gay marriage bill if they are elected, and according to gay rights activists, they’ve been invited to publicly announce their promises at a March 3 rally. Rhode Island and Maine are the only two New England states that do not recognize gay marriage, though Maine for its part had a brief courtship with it.
And just to give you nightmares tonight, a man dressed entirely in black clothing and carrying a chainsaw was arrested this morning for attempting to steal copper wire at a construction site. Yeah, we weren’t expecting that sentence to end the way it did, either.