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They call the state Rogue’s Island. Here’s why!
Time flies when you're in college. So before you disappear, here's a cheat sheet of Rhode Island tales that you probably didn't hear on your campus tour.
| September 28, 2012
OBEY THE GIANT debuts
A black Lincoln Town Car drives through the darkened streets of Providence.
| May 18, 2012
Andre returns to College Hill
If you found yourself on Benefit Street this past Monday, you could have been forgiven for wondering if Providence's own rascal king had made a stunning return to politics: there, behind the First Baptist Church, was a large "Re-Elect Cianci" billboard.
| February 17, 2012
Politico on the Cianci Book
Ted Nesi, over at WPRI, has already drawn attention to the lengthy Politico story on Buddy Cianci's forthcoming memoir. But if you haven't read it...
| December 22, 2010
Cicilline's Grip on Firefighter Fight Begins to Slip
Mayor David N. Cicilline's political home run - a high-profile spat with the firefighters over their...
| June 11, 2009
R.I.P., Richard Egbert
Richard Egbert, the quintessential super-tough defense lawyer, has died at age 61. Over the years, he represented a number of clients in Rhode Island,...
| July 25, 2008
When Laffey met Buddy
Someeone heard that Steve Laffey was seen breaking bread at Fleming's a few weeks ...
| July 03, 2008
Double down: two Cianci movie projects
Whether telling Mike Stanton to play in traffic or plotting to buy the ProJo, Buddy Cianci i...
| June 12, 2008
Corrente says Buddy movie to begin production
Filmmaker Michael Corrente tells the ProJo's Michael Janusonis that his long-delayed Buddy C...
| June 11, 2008
Dan Barry on Buddy Cianci
| April 28, 2008
Know your history, part II
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| April 25, 2008
Cianci dissects Spitzer's prospects
Seth Gitell has a tasty post up on his blog: Buddy Cianci analyzing the fall of Eliot Spitzer and diagnosing his future prospects. Of course, it's...
| March 27, 2008
Cicilline tries to move past last week's snow storm
In a performance straight from Politics 101, Providence Mayor David N. Cicilline this afternoon took responsibility for the city's troubled response to last week's snow...
| December 20, 2007
Cicilline to outline storm-related "action steps"
From City Hall: PROVIDENCE – Mayor David N. Cicilline will announce a series of action steps the City is taking in response to the findings...
| December 19, 2007
One to watch: Cicilline and his talk-radio critics
Conspicuously absent from today's ProJo coverage of John Simmons's ascension to the top job at the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council is any mention of...
| November 06, 2007
Cicilline: I'm not bothered by Cianci's criticism
Providence Mayor David N. Cicilline suggests that he doesn't concern himself much with criticism of his administration by Buddy Cianci, who has ramped up his talk-radio based...
| November 02, 2007
Southern: City pays 100 percent of Simmons' salary
John Simmons's salary as director of administration for the City of Providence is fully paid by the City -- and it has been for about two-and-a-half years, according...
| October 26, 2007
Cicilline, Simmons + the RI Foundation
UPDATE: As I've subsequently posted, Cicilline spokeswoman Karen Southern says the city pays 100 percent of the salary for Simmons's work for the city. . ....
| October 26, 2007
Cherry Arnold DVD release party tonight
The DVD-release party for Cherry Arnold's Buddy Cianci documentary will be held tonight, appropriately enough, in the ballroom of the Providence Biltmore. Doors open at...
| October 25, 2007
Retirement Board to mull Cianci, Prignano, others
The City of Providence's effort to revoke the $64,000-a-year pension of former police chief Urbano Prignano Jr. is among the topics slated for tomorrow's meeting...
| October 23, 2007
Friday short takes
-- N4N got a good feeling when old friend Kevin Millar offered encouragement to Sox Nation before the start of Game 5 with the Indians....
| October 19, 2007
Buddy is back at the microphone
With the debut this morning of his latest inception as a radio host, former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci scores an impressive media hat trick -- landing on...
| September 20, 2007
Cianci cites talks with Tribeca Films
Former Providence mayor Buddy Cianci -- who is slated to resume his career as a talk-show host this Thursday -- says he has been in...
| September 17, 2007
The impact of Buddy's landing
It's little surprise that Buddy is landing at WPRO-AM. In the short term, with the station vowing that it will maintain its current hosts, this...
| August 16, 2007
Buddymania! -- Buddy and the Media, Pt. 2
The scene above is the Buddy stakeout last Friday outside the Old Canteen on Federal Hill. I use this as the jumping off point for...
| August 01, 2007
Buddy and the Media, Pt. 1
Is the media too obsessed with Buddy Cianci? Rhode Islanders have been innundated with Cianci news over the last week, and I'm as guilty as...
| August 01, 2007
The Buddy factor
While we await word on Buddy Cianci's future in broadcasting, the ProJo's Dan Barbarisi today takes a look at a question with broader implications: how...
| July 30, 2007
Cianci's radio gig "likely" to be in RI
Mansolillo confirmed to N4N that Buddy Cianci has explored a possible talk-radio job in Boston. His anticipated future in broadcasting is "likely to be here [in Rhode...
| July 27, 2007
Buddy to do WaterFire tomorrow night
Cianci confidante Charles Mansolillo says the newly freed former mayor will be present at tomorrow night's WaterFire in Providence. Asked if Cianci would make a grand...
| July 27, 2007
More broken promises in Eagle Square
David Segal pretty much nails it with his RI's Future post about Shaw's plans to close its supermarket in Eagle Square: Many Olneyville residents and...
| July 02, 2007
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