Cup o’ (Pro)Jo: April 16, 2010

Michael Skakel, the Kennedy cousin convicted of murdering 15-year-old Martha Moxley in 1975, will be up for parole in three years and, though the Connecticut Supreme Court recently denied him parole this time around, the more lenient laws of the 1970s might make it possible for Skakel to leave prison. Skakel has a record of good behavior in prison, an official said, and his next parole hearing could happen within the next 18 months.

City officials are a little frustrated with Providence residents because they’re lollygagging on turning in their census forms. Only 53 percent have turned their forms in, below the national and state averages. It’s probably because they don’t have Thomas Forsberg sending them email reminders.

A North Providence man was arrested Thursday after he smashed his car into five others, tried to run over three of his neighbors, and smashed another’s kitchen window, according to police. Apparently the man was upset because someone took his parking space. Brown’s parking lottery doesn’t get as intense as this, does it?

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