Unless something dramatic happens between now and November 4, the projo and residents off Blackstone Blvd. should prepare themselves for a familiar face returning to Providence city hall. The " Buddy Train" was rolling through the city like a tornado, turning the race for mayor into a romp. Until the Brown Poll was released. Elorza had become the " ghost " candidate of 2014, rarely seen but rumored to still be in the race. Dr Dan is a well liked guy but at 3%, he is not making much headway. Despite the projo throwing daily punches at Cianci, he was taking over the city like a palace coup. What happened to the big campaign to knock out Cianci? Talk is cheap and so is the liberal crowd against the former mayor. Follow depetro.com for the latest.
Largest Liberian population in the country is in Rhode Island with over 15,000 and growing. Many Liberians work in nursing homes, hospitals, and restaurants. It seems to be a matter of time before there is an outbreak of Ebola in the Providence area and possibly spreading in other parts of the state. The FLU season is about to hit, and schools are a particular worry with many students in the Providence schools from West Africa. Follow DePetro.com for the latest and listen to John DePetro on WPRO radio.