Category Providence

On Educating Politicians’ Kids

It doesn’t matter if powerful politicians don’t send their kids to public schools or not if their constituents don’t also.

Thoughts from the SNA Debate: PVD Mayor Dems

Tuesday night I went to Summit Commons to take in my first ever candidates’ forum put on by the Summit Neighborhood Association (SNA). SNA has a long tradition of hosting these forums every year, and they’re well-attended by people from the neighborhood and by media as well. I grew up and currently live in the […]

Thoughts from the SNA Debate: District 4 Dems

Tuesday night I went to Summit Commons to take in my first ever candidates’ forum put on by the Summit Neighborhood Association (SNA). SNA has a long tradition of hosting these forums every year, and they’re well-attended by people from the neighborhood and by media as well. I grew up and currently live in the […]

On Providence

Online, there’s an account called “OurPVD” which says its purpose is to “Increas[e] awareness about an oft-misunderstood place”. As we enter the election for our next mayor, I’ve thought a lot about that account’s name and what it means. What does “our Providence” truly mean? I was born and raised in Providence during its Renaissance. […]

The Abrupt Shift in the Providence Mayoral Race Coverage

RIPR’s Scott MacKay beat me to the punch, but I’d like to add my thoughts on the subject of the Cianstoration. A funny thing happened on Wednesday mid-afternoon. Suddenly, it became 2002 again. Reading the coverage of Buddy Cianci entering the mayoral field it seems the media has inaugurated him the incumbent. This WPRI story? The URL […]