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Fall River administrator announces write-in campaign for mayor

Fall River administrator announces write-in campaign for mayor

One day after Fall River’s embattled mayor took a leave of absence and suspended his re-election campaign, the woman who served as Jasiel Correia’s city administrator, Cathy Ann Viveiros Wednesday announced she will wage a write-in bid for mayor in the final three weeks of the campaign. MORE

Photos from the 2019 Newport Folk Festival

Photos from the 2019 Newport Folk Festival

Photographs from the 2019 Newport Folk Festival, July 26-28, 2019. All photos Copyright ©2019 Steve Klamkin Read more from the Newport Folk Festival: Young singer songwriters shape the future at Newport Surprise appearance from Dolly Parton punctuates all-star collaboration at Newport Folk Festival Newport Folk Festival ends on a high note with collaboration, all star…MORE

State takeover of Providence schools now set for Nov. 1

State takeover of Providence schools now set for Nov. 1

The state of Rhode Island will take over operation of the troubled Providence school system by November 1, with a new superintendent in charge, a projected time frame of at least five years, an immediate focus on improving curriculum and hints at potential school closings due to poor physical conditions. MORE

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