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Charm City looks for inspiration

This is not the only area in which Maryland and the Biggest Little are seeking synergy.
Where? La Prov and the Bucket. Plus, how to stay plugged in
By RUDY CHEEKS  |  June 24, 2011
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Regarding Henry

Since P&J heard that our friend Henry Shelton had suffered a stroke on December 28, we have joined tens of thousands of other Vo Dilunduhs, in praying for his full and speedy recovery.
The Steadfast Mr. Shelton. Plus, vetoing The Don and doubting Linc.
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 08, 2010

Settling for half a loaf

I’m sure you will recall that your superior correspondents were early and ardent supporters of our president, Barack Obama.
Backing Barack. Plus, the utilities’ power play, and shoveling some snow musings.
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 25, 2009
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30 on 30

The Providence Phoenix celebrates 30 years with 30 interviews  
30 local luminaries look back on 30 years of the New Paper and the Providence Phoenix
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 22, 2008
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Are you paying too much for your heating bill?

As winter approaches and energy prices rise worldwide, Rhode Islanders will wince when they open their monthly bills for electricity and natural gas.
Critics charge that lax regulation is inflating utility costs in Rhode Island
By STEVEN STYCOS  |  September 10, 2008
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Affordable housing effort targets $30-60k bracket

The Armory Revival Company may not be the first developer that comes to mind when affordable housing is mentioned.
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By MATTHEW JERZYK  |  December 12, 2007


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Locals push, in various ways, to end the war

Across Rhode Island, many people refuse to believe the hype that General David Petraeus’s September report to the nation actually means something.
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By MATTHEW JERZYK  |  August 22, 2007
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Rhode Island at a crossroads

Among the hundred young people at a recent State House rally was a 17-year-old high school student, who could find himself in one of two places — either in college or homeless — a year from now.
This year’s budget could signal a major shift in the state’s underlying principles
By BRIAN C. JONES  |  April 25, 2007
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Car wars

As part of its effort to bring Providence into the modern era of professionalized government, the Cicilline administration wants your quarters — lots of them.
A good parking place is hard to find downtown—and with more meters, it will cost you  
By IAN DONNIS  |  February 26, 2007

Advocates call on Carcieri to fill vacant PUC positions

Like a medical researcher refusing to believe an intractable disease has no cure, Henry Shelton keeps looking for new ways to stop poor households from having their heat shut off in winter.
Cold comfort
By BRIAN C. JONES  |  December 13, 2006

April fooled

Although your superior correspondents don’t know how many people were sucked in by WBRU’s April Fools’ Day joke, the biggest dupes had to be the newsies at NBC-10.
Channel 10 bites on the bogus ’BRU “sale”
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  April 07, 2006