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Visiting Worcester Makes One Appreciate Providence, Chester Smolski Mar 1995

Visiting Worcester Makes One Appreciate Providence, Chester Smolski

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"A friend of mine works in the Worcester area, so I thought she would be the one to ask about things to do there. When I told her that we were going to New England's second largest city for the weekend, she asked 'Why?'"


In R.I. Bad Driving Is A Way Of Life, Chester Smolski Jan 1995

In R.I. Bad Driving Is A Way Of Life, Chester Smolski

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"A transplanted Rhode Islander, now living in Portland, Oregon tells an amusing story about Rhode Island drivers. Having lived in Oregon's major city for two years and driving there every day, she became accustomed to the good driving habits of the residents of that city and its suburbs, containing a population about 50 percent greater than that of the Providence metropolitan area. She claims that in those two years of driving she was never once frightened by someone cutting into the traffic lane in which she was driving, until recently. And then it happened, the car to her left ...