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Elizabeth Carr

Managing Editor

Currently Managing Editor, Elizabeth formerly served as City & State Senior Staff Writer (2011) and City & State Section Editor (2012).

Articles by Elizabeth Carr (61)

University News

Main Green campout to greet the Corporation

October 20, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Occupy College Hill, a campus-based offshoot of Occupy Providence, will host a “One Night Stand” campout on the Main Green tonight to kick off discussion about how to improve the University.


ProJo establishes pay wall online

October 19, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The Providence Journal established a pay wall and redesigned its website Tuesday. The website now features breaking news briefs for free and provides full stories only to subscribers through an eEdition of the paper.


Civil union loophole bars couples from benefits

October 17, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Rhode Island legalized civil unions for same-sex couples in July, but lawmakers and lawyers have found that the legislation does not bestow all of the benefits of marriage. In particular, gay couples do not qualify for estate tax exemption and cannot file joint income taxes.

University News

Better World conference imagines disaster relief

October 3, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Twitter was abuzz with the hashtag #bxd11 this weekend as hundreds of students and professionals from around the country congregated for the fourth annual A Better World by Design conference, organized by Brown and Rhode Island School of Design students.


Chafee ’75 will not license pot centers

September 30, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Gov. Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 announced yesterday afternoon that he will not distribute licenses to medical marijuana compassion centers. Chafee has delayed authorizing these licenses for months, garnering resentment from medical marijuana patients and advocates.


Students rally against foreclosures

September 29, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Over 60 protesters gathered to challenge Bank of America and rising home foreclosures in front of the bank’s building in downtown Providence yesterday afternoon.


Average statewide SAT scores drop

September 27, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Average SAT scores for public school seniors in Rhode Island — and across the country — dropped this year, but the lower scores are not a reflection of intelligence, experts are saying.


Central Falls receiver fires police chief

September 26, 2011 Comments are Disabled

State-appointed Receiver Robert Flanders Jr. ’71 fired Central Falls Police Chief Joseph Moran III Friday, along with a prosecution clerk for the police department and a deputy city clerk.


Central Falls struggles through bankruptcy

September 22, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Since filing for bankruptcy Aug. 1, Central Falls has been engaged in an arduous negotiation process as city employees fight to protect the benefits included in their current contracts.


I-195 commission set for Senate approval

September 21, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The Senate Corporations Committee approved Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s ’75 P’14 nominations to the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission at its hearing yesterday, green-lighting the roster for a vote by the full Senate Thursday.

Multimedia by Elizabeth Carr (14)