September 3, 2022

Superman Can’t Save Us protest targets State’s use of taxpayer funds for luxury housing

“We are here to protest the proposed plans for the Superman Building,” said organizer and activist Terri...

July 27, 2022

Providence officials rush to install automatic license plate readers as privacy backlash builds

“All law abiding citizens deserve a safe and secure city to live in. And anyone who questions...

January 18, 2022

Majority of PVD City Council supports unvaccinated police officers

“Part of ‘serving and protecting’ means following evidence-based public health guidance. Anything less is a betrayal of...

October 25, 2021

Hiring committee member breaks silence on Michael Stephens as PVD Police Major

“The number one person was a unanimous vote of everyone in the room, an active Providence police...

September 15, 2021

Can We Fix It: So Much Sh*t to Talk, So Little Time

Ok, so Moira and Jen missed a few fun gossipy bits over the last few weeks. Sure,...

September 5, 2021

Survivors, advocates and politicians walk against gun violence in Providence on Saturday

“You’re here because you know that it’s not okay when mothers are burying their children,” said Representative...

August 11, 2021

PVD City Council battles the self-created perception that the City isn’t safe

Overall, crime is down in Providence, but you might not know that given the things said during...

July 27, 2021

PVD’s Pension Working Group membership skews right-wing, anti-worker

I noticed that you have groups like RIPEC and the Providence Chamber that are notoriously anti-worker when...

July 4, 2021

Providence Pride Flag raising was no small celebration

The raising of the Pride Flag at Providence City Hall was a two-hour affair filled with speeches,...

Tom Sgouros: Jorge and John bet big
May 18, 2021

Tom Sgouros: Jorge and John bet big

“In the movie Casablanca, Rick advises Annina’s husband Jan at the roulette table to bet it all...

June 16, 2020

LaFortune accuses Igliozzi of appropriating her work on police accountability at Finance Committee hearing

“This is oppressive behavior,” said LaFortune, before being muted for a final time. “Your statements are offensive...

June 11, 2020

Providence City Council Finance Committee meeting besieged by racist trolls

But lost in the discussion is the Providence City Council’s rush to pass a budget that doesn’t...

January 14, 2020

Providence City Council committee hears legislation to stop source of income discrimination in housing

“I wouldn’t be able to afford housing without my Housing Choice Voucher,” said Wendy Thomas. “Passing source...

December 6, 2019

At a raucous meeting, Providence City Council approves the Hive Hotel TSA

“I don’t know the intentions of this developer,” said Councilmember Rachel Miller, “But I would say that...

October 31, 2019

Providence City Council inauguration a day of firsts and political fault lines

The inauguration of a new Providence City Council was a day of firsts and a day of...