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City Council on the cusp of change

In Rhode Island's most dynamic political season in years, one set of intriguing races is getting short shrift: the Providence City Council contests.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  July 09, 2010


The Republican primary for US Senate is, in many ways, a fight between the GOP of past and present.
Chafee and Whitehouse for us senate; Roberts and de Ramel for state offices; plus, Langevin, the general assembly, and the Providence city council
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 07, 2006

Capital power

In 2002, it was no mere coincidence that David N. Cicilline’s Providence mayoral campaign placed its campaign headquarters on Elmwood Avenue, in the heart of the capital city’s Latino community.
Providence remains the political base for RI’s Latinos
By MATTHEW JERZYK  |  August 17, 2006

Providence council races start to take shape

This year’s Providence City Council races — in which at least two strong supporters of Mayor David N. Cicilline seem inclined to challenge incumbents, and several Latino candidates are taking on old-school councilors — promise to make for riveting polit
Talking politics
By IAN DONNIS  |  May 17, 2006