By Steve Ahlquist on December 17, 2014
Privatizing the bus monitors will mean the loss of nearly 200 good paying jobs in Providence. In the event of privatization, professional jobs currently being performed by experienced, trained personal will be instead executed by minimum wage employees.
By Tom Sgouros on March 3, 2014
Susan Lusi, the superintendent of the Providence school department, has come out against the NECAP graduation requirement, and Eva Marie Mancuso, the chair of the Board of Education, has accused her of “grandstanding” by presenting her concerns to the legislature rather than to her board. Ha ha. This is funny because over the past year, […]
RI Progress Report: Property Taxes, Jason Pleau, URI Contracts, Gemma, the Mob and Occupy Providence
By Bob Plain on May 8, 2012
Here’s a list of the 19 cities and towns that are considering raising taxes in next year’s budget, according to a great article by Dan McGowan, of GoLocal: Bristol, Charlestown, Cumberland, East Greenwich, Hopkinton, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Narragansett, New Shoreham, Newport, North Kingstown, North Smithfield, Portsmouth, Richmond, Smithfield, Tiverton, Westerly and Woonsocket. He quotes […]