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Big noses, bigger message for community

Last month, the Providence Phoenix celebrated its 30th birthday party at Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel. An hour into the party, several grotesque, googly eyed creatures ran into the lobby and ambushed the crowd, which included Mayor David Cicilline '83, Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, former Mayor Vincent ...

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Mayor unveils plan for a green Providence

Mayor David Cicilline '83 last week presented his plan for Greenprint Providence, a long-term environmental plan that will "position Providence at the leading edge of a green economy poised for explosive growth," according to a press release. The broad initiative, which has been in the works for a year, ...

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Candidates for Congress debate

Friday afternoon, with many people still at work or preparing for a night of tricks and treats, Rhode Island's candidates for U.S. Congress sparred in their third and final debate for the District 2 seat. In the radio debate, aired on WPRO's The Dan Yorke Show, GOP challenger Mark Zaccaria and Democratic ...

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Journal breaks with tradition, endorses Obama

The Providence Journal's endorsement of Barack Obama is its first for a Democratic presidential candidate in four decades. The paper's Sunday editorial lauded Obama's "self-discipline, calm, intelligence, experiences, eloquence and ability to reach out to a panorama of Americans with widely different ...

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New bridge paves way to slice of city

Brown students take a standard route to neighboring Fox Point. Walk down Brook Street, maybe stop at Bagel Gourmet, wonder if anyone ever shops at the "Lion's Eye." And then the buck usually stops at Wickenden Street. Rarely do students walk beyond the hardwood warmth of the Coffee Exchange or the stick-to-your-shoes ...

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India Point Park Bridge open for business

India Point Park is quickly reasserting itself as a major part of the Fox Point cityscape. On Wednesday morning, community members and local politicians officially 'cut the ribbon' on the India Point Park Bridge, a pedestrian walkway linking the Fox Point neighborhood to the park over Interstate-195. ...

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Ceremony marks new life for Nathan Bishop

A redesigned and energy-efficient Nathan Bishop Middle School will re-open next fall. A ceremony Thursday kicked off a $35 million restoration effort for the public school, which will feature architectural improvements and incorporate higher level classes in the curriculum.

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Biden speaks at Cranston fundraiser

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del., spoke to more than 200 guests at the Alpine Country Club in Cranston on Thursday. The private fundraiser for the Obama Victory Fund was thrown by the Rhode Island Democratic Party, which allowed the Brown Democrats to bring along 40 students, ...

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