The Simple Things!

The Simple Things!

Written 12 years ago by Alan F. Clarke My 20 year old 4-cup Mr. Coffee coffee maker is leaking. I have to put twice as much water in it as I need for coffee and keep a towel under it for the leakage. So I have been looking to replace it for over two years now. Try and...
Just Give Me the Facts! Let Me Form My Opinion!

Just Give Me the Facts! Let Me Form My Opinion!

Above: Alan Clarke, far left, with the float for the then-Rhode Island Pendulum that was part of the sprawling East Greenwich Tercentenary Parade in July 1977 (read more about the celebration here). By Alan Clarke In 1960, A. J. Liebling, noted journalist associated...
The Monster of Navyland

The Monster of Navyland

A local legend who terrorized parkers in days of yore. By Alan F. Clarke This originally published March 8, 2007 East Greenwich residents long of memory can call up some pretty interesting local legends. Bricky Rice flying off a building, floating kegs of nails....