Latest Arthur J. Corvese Stories

2008-09-04 15:00:17

By Richard C Dujardin Two House and Senate Democrats, whose districts straddle the Providence and North Providence line, are being challenged in Tuesday's primary by two women -- in one case by a retired nurse and former state senator, and in the other by a Providence school teacher. In Senate Dist. 7, Sen. Frank A. Ciccone, 58, president and local field representative for the Laborers International, the Rhode Island Laborers' District Council, is being opposed for the second time in...

2008-05-27 15:00:18

By Richard C Dujardin North Providence Rep. Arthur J. Corvese, who submitted the bill, says he doesn't favor taking private property, but in this case supports the Town Council. NORTH PROVIDENCE -- State Rep. Arthur J. Corvese has introduced legislation in the General Assembly to authorize the town to take the Camp Meehan property by eminent domain. The North Providence Democrat acknowledged that he usually does not support the use of eminent domain to take private property, but was...

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