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Firing Captains

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http://wpri.com/2016/03/08/commissioner-providence-fire-capt-terminated-for-insubordination/ The City of Providence just fired Captain Dennis Tucker, a 27 year veteran firefighter and officer. Insubordination says the city, as Captain Tucker refused to discipline his men for using contractually bargained for sick time, and sent an e-mail to headquarters defending his position after leaving work due to hypertension as documented by his […]

Small World

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I ran into Ashley at the grocery store, I hadn’t seen her in a while, she seemed okay, but as our conversation progressed it became clear that something was wrong. Turns out a good friend of hers and an acquaintance of mine  overdosed on heroin earlier in the week, and her, less than a year […]