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Time To Clean House

Specifically, the Aldermen Chambers in Providence City Hall with its undisputed primo portrait real estate. Why has pride of place been given to the image of a corrupt, twice-convicted felon, who spent over four years in federal prison? This portrait should have been relocated years ago. Now we have Sheila Bentley, Buddy Cianci’s ex-wife, sharing […]

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There’s Already A Street Named For Buddy

The Providence Journal editorial board has called into question the need for taxpayers to further honor twice-convicted former mayor Buddy Cianci. As reported earlier in the week the City Council is considering naming the sidewalks on either side of the Gateway Arch on Atwells Avenue after Cianci. The proposal is pending before the council’s Urban

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Mayoral Candidates At Rochambeau

(10.9) The PCL will host a forum with mayoral candidates Thursday at the Rochambeau Library.  Don’t miss this opportunity to question mayoral candidates Jorge Elorza (D), Daniel Harrop (R), and Buddy Cianci (I) before Election Day! Doors will open at 5:30pm, 30 minutes before the forum starts. Seating is limited, so get there early. If

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Mayoral Debate

(9.30) Channel 12 Eyewitness News and The Providence Journal are hosting a series of mayoral debates — watch live at Channel 11 Fox or at WPRI.com. Tonight’s debate takes place at RIC and will be moderated by Target 12 investigator Tim White, WPRI.com reporter Ted Nesi, and Providence Journal political columnist Ed Fitzpatrick. (Read Fitzpatrick’s

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Incontrovertible Proof — Cianci Is A Horrible Horrible Person

He says so himself. When the ProJo first ran “Felon mayor’s own words condemn him” by Steven Frias in July my first thought was that I would be reviving and sharing this piece as the election drew closer . . . if needed. Well, it seems to be needed, and the Providence Journal editorial board

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Politics and Pasta with Buddy at Mount Pleasant Library tonight

Providence Community Library is hosting Buddy tonight for a reading and signing of his new autobiography: Politics and Pasta: How I Prosecuted Mobsters, Rebuilt a Dying City, Dined with Sinatra, Spent Five Years in a Federally Funded Gated Community, and Lived to Tell the Tale What more do we need to say? Tuesday, April 26th

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