Been up and down the radio dial a few times. Started in New Bedford in the late 1970's at WNBH/WMYS. My journey took paths through Burlington, Vermont, Plattsburg, New York and Providence, Rhode Island before winding it's way back home again. I have done missionary work in Haiti, air boated through The Everglades and watched the sun go down in the deserts of Arizona and Nevada but my best times are spent with my wonderful wife Suzanne and my terrific sons Zachary and Steven. My passions include kayaking, travel, music and following current events.
OPINION | Barry Richard: Face it – Haiti Is No Island Paradise
After a weekend of self-righteous indignation over President Trump allegedly referring to Haiti as a shi*thole, I was able to find no appreciable increase in vacation bookings for the island nation. In fact, not one person I know is planning a trip to Haiti...
OPINION | Barry Richard: I’ve Been to Haiti and Trump Is Right
Hypocrites are offended by Trump referring to poor nations as s*** holes.
OPINION | Barry Richard: Walmart Workers Benefit From Tax Cuts
Walmart workers get higher wages and benefits thanks to tax reform.
OPINION | Barry Richard: New Bedford May Have Another Shot at a Casino
New Bedford may be back in the casino race after all
OPINION | Barry Richard: No Wonder Durkin is Fleeing for the Exit
The School Committee kicks off the new year with a thud.
OPINION | Barry Richard: It’s Winter In NE People, GUTS UP
People show know they have to deal with winter every year.
OPINION | Barry Richard: Will Warren Save the Day for Pot Users?
Senator Liz Warren should lead the fight for legal marijuana
OPINION | Barry Richard: CNN Sinks Legal Pot States?
Massachusetts and other states who are counting on recreational marijuana sales to balance their budgets had better think again. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reportedly ready to lower the boom on states that allow commercial marijuana sales by rescinding an Obama era policy that looked the oth…
OPINION | Barry Richard: Romney Eyes 2020 Trump Challenge
Mitt Romney is and has always been about Mitt Romney and Mitt Romney alone. Period.
OPINION | Barry Richard: Pakistan is a Bad Investment
Continuing to follow insane policies that have drained American resources while producing little to no results for the American people is fool hearty.