Cianci has now picked up the endorsements of the city’s teachers, firefighters and police officers.
Experts predict vicious ads and brutal mailers from Buddy Cianci and Jorge Elorza in the final six weeks of the campaign for mayor.
More than half of all voters – and 64% of undecideds – say Cianci’s convictions are important to them.
Violent crime is down in Providence, but the vast majority of voters say they are still concerned.
Two of the four major city unions have now backed the former mayor’s comeback bid after staying neutral during the primary.
Union members overwhelmingly voted down a tentative contract Monday evening.
Two youthful outsiders are campaigning to replace Gordon Fox as the state representative for his district on Providence’s East Side.
The U.S. attorney’s office has spent months digging into the evidence they gathered in the March raids that triggered Fox’s resignation.
An effort to block Buddy Cianci from returning to City Hall is beginning to take shape.
Two years after Rhode Island changed it public records law, a new report finds that many agencies are failing to comply with the policy.
The outgoing mayor of Providence said he wants to ensure that city government remains “free of corruption.”
Buddy Cianci spent most of the debate playing defense as Jorge Elorza and Dan Harrop criticized his candidacy.
Elorza published a 2010 article that suggested it may be constitutional to teach the “non-existence of a theist God” in school.
Republican mayoral candidate says he is “fairly confident” he’ll stay in the race, but he isn’t ruling out an early exit.
Republican Cranston Mayor Allan Fung says he and state Treasurer Gina Raimondo are tied in the race for governor.
Less than a week after the primary, members of the Providence City Council are jockeying for new leadership posts.
The former mayor also challenged his two opponents in the race for Providence mayor to refuse their pension if they win election.
Michael Solomon won the rest of the city, but a big turnout on the East Side helped Jorge Elorza advance.
The former mayor said he believes Providence is on the wrong track.
Providence City Council candidate tells WPRi.com “we know we didn’t do anything wrong.”
The president of the Providence Teachers Union told her members that the “city was not bargaining in good faith.”
The deal removes a no-layoff clause and providence more autonomy for individual schools.
The majority of the all-Democratic council is supporting Michael Solomon for mayor, but Buddy Cianci also has some support.
Democrat Michael Solomon has spent $657,169 since Jan. 1 while opponent Jorge Elorza has spent $293,249.
The two GOP candidates for governor jousted over endorsements and taxes while criticizing each other’s conservative credentials.