Taylor wants community involved in any talk of moving Columbus statue

THERE HAVE BEEN discussions about moving the Christopher Columbus statue in the Elmwood neighborhood of Providence because it has been repeatedly vandalized, but City Councilman James E. Taylor doesn't want to entertain the idea unless the community is involved. / COURTESY STATE OF RHODE ISLAND
PROVIDENCE – The statue of Christopher Columbus that has been vandalized twice in recent years, including over the Columbus Day weekend, has been located in the Elmwood neighborhood of Providence for more than a century. The repeated vandalization of the statue has prompted some discussion about moving the statue to another location, such as Federal…

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