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Wednesday, August, 14, 2019

Standard & Poor’s Upgrades City of Providence’s Bond Rating

August 14, 2019 Agency’s annual review upgrades bond rating to BBB+ from BBB and assigns Stable Outlook PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that Standard and Poor’s Corporation  (S&P) has upgraded the City of Providence’s bond rating to BBB+ up from BBB and also assigned a Stable Outlook to the City’s rating. […]

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Tuesday, July, 23, 2019

Mayor Elorza Helps to Kick-Off Woonasquatucket River Greenway Arts Project

The three-day kickoff event will culminate with a celebratory procession along the Woonasquatucket River Greenway on July 27. Tuesday, July 23, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI –  Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Department of Art, Culture + Tourism Director Stephanie Fortunato, WaterFire Providence Executive Artistic Director and co-CEO Barnaby Evans, Wilbury Theatre Group Founder and Artistic […]

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Monday, July, 08, 2019

Mayor Elorza, Commissioner Paré unveil Providence Fire Department’s new Ladder 6 vehicle

Providence, RI   Mayor Jorge Elorza, Commissioner of Public Safety Steven M. Paré, U.S. Senator’s Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline, David Parr, Regional Fire Program Specialist, DHS/FEMA and members of the Providence Fire Department gathered this morning at the Atwells Avenue fire station to showcase the Providence Fire Department’s new Ladder 6 vehicle, […]

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Thursday, June, 27, 2019

Mayor Elorza Invites Providence Residents to Celebrate Fourth of July

Free live music and fireworks display to highlight annual Independence Day Celebration in India Point Park on July 4 Thursday, June 27, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Providence Tourism Council are pleased to announce the City’s annual Independence Day Celebration […]

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Monday, June, 17, 2019

Providence Safe Stations Provides Path to Recovery for 100th Visit in RI’s Capital

Monday, June 17, 2019 Regional leaders look to City of Providence for innovative opioid crisis response initiative that connects participants to recovery services 24/7 at all 12 Providence fire stations PROVIDENCE R.I. – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined members of the Providence City Council, Healthy Communities Director Ellen Cynar, elected, public health and safety […]

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Wednesday, June, 12, 2019

City of Providence Unveils Great Streets Draft Master Plan

June 12, 2019 The Providence Great Streets Initiative reflects community-based ideas for traffic calming, safety improvements for people walking and riding bicycles. PROVIDENCE R.I. – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Providence Department of Planning and Development unveiled today a draft master plan for the Providence Great Streets Initiative, which will guide the City’s efforts […]

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