PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The days when you had to go to New York to see the Rockettes and the famous Christmas show at Radio City are over, at least for this year. The Rockettes have come to Providence and Bill Gale went to check out the hoopla.
The Radio City Christmas Spectacular continues at the Providence Performing Arts Center though November 28. It then plays Boston's Wang Theatre December 3rd through the 29th.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor-elect Lincoln Chafee has added three members to his transition team.
Margaret Holland McDuff is the CEO of Family Service of Rhode Island, John Simmons is executive director of the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council, Lawyer Claire Richards has previously served as special counsel to Governor Carcieri, among other positions.
Chafee says the trio brings experience, energy and knowledge to his transition.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The newly empaneled Central Falls Receivers' Council had its first meeting last night. The council was appointed last week after four of the five elected city councilors were fired by Receiver Mark Pfeiffer.
At its inaugural meeting the Central Falls receiver's advisory council passed a resolution opposing the siting of any medical marijuana compassion center in the state's smallest city. None has been proposed. It's a pre-emptive move says City Councilor Edna Poulin.