News & Notes

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The cost of driving keeps going up, the “Megabus Effect,” Ted Nesi talks with the Governor, and more in today’s News & Notes.

Governor Chafee’s Inaugural Address

In Election 2010, Government by Greater City Providence1 Comment

Photo from yesterday’s Mayoral Inauguration. By Jef Nickerson Prepared text of Governor Chafee’s Inaugural Address: Governor Lincoln Chafee Inaugural Address January 4, 2011 With deep humility, aware of the adversity we face but confident that, together, we will meet the challenge of our times, I am honored to stand before you as our state’s 58th Governor. I ask you to …

No one ever has to “speak up” to keep roads open

In RIPTA, Transportation by Jef Nickerson3 Comments

From the Warwick Beacon: “The governor always pushed for greater efficiencies to minimize service reductions,” said Fred Sneesby, a spokesperson for Governor Donald Carcieri. Right now the fare increases and service reductions have not been set in stone and Sneesby encourages anyone affected by these changes to make their voices heard at the open meetings. “People need to speak up,” …

Election 2010: Submissions for candidate surveys

In Election 2010 by Greater City Providence6 Comments

Hey whaddaya know, the 2010 campaign season just became even more exciting than we thought it would be. Of course the Governor’s, Providence Mayor’s, and Congressional District 1 seats are all wide open and jockeying to fill those seats will create more openings, likely in the City Council and elsewhere. Greater City Providence does not make endorsements, however we have …