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On Politics
1:09 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Providence council pushing for ward-based approach to road repairs

A special meeting at 6 pm today will take up a push by some Providence City Councilors to use a ward-based approach in making $40 million in envisioned road repairs.

Ward 12 Councilor Terry Hassett says councilors plan to review the bonding authority for the improvements:

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On Politics
4:00 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Providence solicitor backs FinCom’s power to change its leader

Providence City Solicitor Jeffrey Padwa is backing the ability of the City Council’s Finance Committee to change its chairman.

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On Politics
4:00 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Lombardi state rep announcement set for Thursday

Longtime former Providence city councilor John Lombardi is set to make formal on Thursday his run for the House seat held by state Representative Michael Tarro (Libby Kimzey is also in the running):

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On Politics
5:00 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

In surprise departure, John Igliozzi is leaving the chairmanship of the Providence Finance Committee

John Igliozzi announced during a meeting this evening of the Providence City Council’s Finance Committee that he’ll be stepping down as FinCom chairman, effective July 1.

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