May 15: Drinking, Jawing, Raining, Blogging, Failing

More "back" in the back-and-forth between Mayor Polisena an Delta Dental, another round of rain possible, and our search for the Next Great Blogger top the charts of our 5 Things To Know Today.

Drinking: Is there a local place that carries your favorite brew, vino, or single-malt? This week's Readers' Poll is on the — cast your vote and have your say.

Jawing: When he learned of Delta Dental's statement that the town could have saved more than the $130,000 that he'd announced recently, .

Raining: Hope you got the lawn cut over the weekend — looks as though the greenery will get yet another hefty drink, according to the JohnstonPatch WeatherBug forecast. Chance of rain extends through Wednesday night.

Blogging: You are — or know — someone in Johnston who's always got something to say, so why not start (or encourage your friend to start) a blog on JohnstonPatch? .

Failing: On this date last year, we reported on the , president of the , on news that Gov. Lincoln Chafee's proposals for tax hikes on some businesses had failed.


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