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Getting Ugly for Cicilline
Running for higher office from the mayor's chair is always a difficult proposition. City Hall comes with baggage. That made former Mayor David Cicilline's triumph...
| March 03, 2011
Taveras and a New Providence
Angel Taveras' inauguration ceremony is kicking off. The air is brisk. Spanish is heard as often as English. There is an air of the new....
| January 03, 2011
Solomon Claims Votes for Council Presidency
Providence City Councilman Michael Solomon says he has the votes to ascend to the City Council presidency, with Seth Yurdin as majority leader. The announcement...
| September 20, 2010
Patrick Lynch’s labor problem
For Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch, candidate for governor, labor matters.
| May 21, 2010
Paolino: Decision Within 30 Days
Joe Paolino, the former Providence mayor who has been talking about a run against incumbent Mayor David N. Cicilline, tells N4N that he will make...
| January 14, 2010
Cicilline: Last Mayoral Run
Providence Mayor David N. Cicilline told N4N today that his bid for re-election this fall will be his last mayoral run. He was mum, though, about...
| January 14, 2010
Chafee and the hazards of a bold politics
By the time a candidate for major office steps up to the microphone to officially declare for the seat, everyone already knows his intentions.
| January 08, 2010
It will not be a dull year!
The New Year is shaping up as potent dope for the political junkie.
The governor’s race, gambling, drama on Smith Hill, and more is on tap in 2010
| January 08, 2010
In Boston: It's Menino v. Flaherty
So much for the Phoenix's endorsement of City Councilor Sam Yoon in the Boston mayoral race. After yesterday's preliminary election, it's incumbent mayor Tom Menino...
| September 23, 2009
Providence City Council Gets In on Minors Stripping Debate
Really no downside on this one. Expect more outrage from on high. Here's the press release from City Hall: Councilman Michael Solomon, Chairman of the...
| July 23, 2009
Lombardi Goes Obama on Us
Providence City Councilman and probable mayoral candidate John J. Lombardi's web site is up and runn...
| June 24, 2009
Lombardi to Launch Campaign Site
Providence City Councilman John J. Lombardi, in another sign of his probable mayoral candidacy, is l...
| June 23, 2009
Anti-War Group Adds to Chorus of Concern Around Protest Registration
A group of left-leaning activist groups including the Rhode Island Mobilization Committee to Stop Wa...
| June 12, 2009
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
Cicilline Hits Airwaves on Firefighter Fight
Providence Mayor David Cicilline's campaign has launched a radio ad amid the storm over the firefigh...
| June 09, 2009
Cicilline Makes the Most of a Sullied Event
A press conference this morning designed to preview the upcoming US Mayor's Conference devolved, pre...
| June 08, 2009
Firefighters Flex Muscle, Again
You've gotta hand it to 'em. The Providence firefighters know how to flex their political muscle. I...
| June 05, 2009
There was an excellent piece on State House security cameras in the May 18 issue of the Urinal by the always-reliable Steve Peoples.
Turning a blind eye at the State House. Plus, the Damkoehlers hit the road
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| May 22, 2009
The "P" Lives On
Oh, it's not over. Weeks after talk radio finished beating on Mayor David Cicilline for the "P" - yo...
| May 08, 2009
Quote of the Day
From Matt, about the controversy over the Puerto Rican Festival: This story has all the makings o...
| July 24, 2008
Prov Library protest set for Thursday
In the latest installment of the long-running debate over the future of the Providence Public ...
| July 22, 2008
Crunch time for Prov at-large seats
Dan Barbarisi today describes the pro and con on a proposed reformulation of the Providence ...
| July 20, 2008
Aponte having a time tonight
Co-host Erik Bright sends this word: I hope you can join us this Wednesday for food and d...
| July 16, 2008
At-large seats a tough sell in Prov
You didn't have to be a rocket scientist to realize that proponents of a reconfigured Providence Cit...
| July 02, 2008
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