Tag Archives: Providence Mayor

Mayor Thomas A. Doyle portrait

On the Providence Mayoral Race

I’ve been silent on this since the early part of the primary season, but I thought I’d give my opinions. I don’t understand the desire to get Dan Harrop out of the race from the Democratic perspective. Harrop and Republican-turned-Independent John Scott both received slightly 6000 votes in 2006 and 2010 respectively – about 17.5% […]

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 […]

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 […]