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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.
Propaganda Dept.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  February 17, 2012

ACLU, fighting the good fight

If the Rhode Island ACLU could tap any two figures to headline its 50th anniversary event, it might choose Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson. And so it has.
Honoring the past
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 18, 2009

Loud at Heart

Shape note singing requires that you forget most of what you know about reading music. It's different, but much simpler.
A centuries-old singing tradition inspires twentysomething hipsters to praise the Lord
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  November 26, 2008