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Articles by Anne Wootton (97)

Leaders kick off citywide charrette

October 5, 2006 0 comments

About 100 Providence residents attended an opening reception Wednesday night for a citywide charrette that will involve community members in planning the future of the city.

Simmons travels the world as part of new global focus

September 26, 2006 0 comments

After trips to Spain, the Republic of Korea and China over the course of the last year, President Ruth Simmons is currently overseas for the London kickoff of the Campaign for Academic Enrichment, which took place Monday night.

Campaign Notebook: Whitehouse secures AFL-CIO endorsement, Sheeler builds tree house

September 19, 2006 0 comments

Following a decisive victory in last week’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse was endorsed by the Rhode Island branch of the AFL-CIO at its Sept. 14 endorsement convention. The Rhode Island AFL-CIO represents more than 250 local unions and 80,000 people statewide.

Yurdin captures Ward 1 City Council primary

September 13, 2006 0 comments

Seth Yurdin triumphed over opponent Ethan Ris ’05 in Tuesday’s Democratic primary for the Ward 1 City Council seat, receiving 58 percent of the vote.

Professor’s long shot House bid faces test Tuesday

September 11, 2006 0 comments

Jennifer Lawless, assistant professor of political science and public policy, will make her first bid for public office tomorrow when she faces incumbent U.S. Rep. James Langevin in the Democratic primary for District 2 in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Campaign notebook: Races heat up as Sept. 12 primary approaches

September 7, 2006 0 comments

Fox Point resident Pacheco to challenge Segal in state rep. primary District 2 State Rep. Paul Moura has “forgotten where he came from,” according to Richard Pacheco, who will face current Ward 1 City Councilman David Segal in next week’s Democratic primary to represent District 2 in the State House of Representatives.

Thayer Street changes include nightlife expansion, liquor license rejection

September 5, 2006 0 comments

Thayer Street is crawling with Brown students eager to furnish dorm rooms, seek out new haunts and enjoy one last restaurant meal before settling into the routine of daily visits to on-campus dining halls.

Campbell introduces first-years to slavery and justice committee

September 5, 2006 0 comments

First-years received their first formal exposure to the University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice Friday afternoon during their third class meeting, titled “Uncovering Our Past: Brown University and the Slave Trade.

Thayer Street changes include nightlife expansion, liquor license rejection

August 31, 2006 0 comments

Thayer Street is crawling with first-years eager to furnish dorm rooms, seek out new haunts and enjoy one last restaurant meal before commencing to fend for themselves at dining halls once the semester begins.

Club Diesel, Lupo’s here to stay

July 26, 2006 0 comments

Contrary to allegations by the Providence Police Department, Club Diesel – known for its go-go birdcages and spinning “vertigo” dance floor – is not a “disorderly house,” the Providence Board of Licenses decided June 7 after 16 hearings that lasted three months, the longest in the board’s history.