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Monday, November, 19, 2018

City of Providence Announces Winter Lights Market and Tree Lightings

Enjoy a Weekend-Long Celebration Downtown from Friday, November 30th to Saturday, December 1st  Monday, November 19, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, the Department of Parks & Recreation, the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy, Eat Drink RI, the Partnership for Providence Parks, and Bank Newport are pleased […]

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Thursday, November, 15, 2018

Mayor Elorza Calls for Providence School Board Applicants

Thursday, November 15, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that the Providence School Board Nominating Commission is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Providence School Board. “Serving on the school board is a great opportunity to be part of the amazing work being done to provide Providence students an education that […]

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Thursday, November, 08, 2018

Mayor Elorza, Providence Teachers Union Reach Tentative Agreement

Thursday, November 8, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Providence Teachers Union (PTU) President Maribeth Calabro today announced that the City of Providence has reached a tentative agreement for a contract with the PTU, which represents over 1,900 members in the Providence Public Schools District. Negotiations have been on-going since the […]

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Thursday, November, 01, 2018

Mayor Elorza, Community Members Unveil Neighborhood Improvements along Broad Street

Grants from Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Main Street program support storefront improvements; installation of hundreds of new trash & recycling bins, & bike racks in South Providence Thursday, November 1, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined City Council President David Salvatore, Ward 11 Councilor Mary Kay Harris and representatives from Trinity […]

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Thursday, November, 01, 2018

Providence Re-Launches Grant Program for Small, Design-Based Businesses

Design Catalyst provides funding, business mentorship & professional development training to catalyze growth Thursday, November 1, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen, DESIGNxRI Executive Director Lisa Carnevale and past grantee recipient, co-founder and COO of Work-Shop Design Studio Nic Shumann at […]

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Thursday, October, 25, 2018

Fitch Ratings Affirms Providence GO Rating at A-

City Expecting a Combined Year-End Operating Surplus of $9.1M for FY 2018 Thursday, October 25, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that Fitch Ratings has affirmed the City of Providence’s A- rating on its outstanding General Obligation Bonds. In addition, Mayor Elorza announced that the City is expecting a combined year-end operating surplus […]

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Thursday, October, 25, 2018

Mayor Elorza Unveils Woonasquatucket Vision Plan

City of Providence and partners to facilitate rehabilitation of industrial corridor following a robust community planning process Thursday, October 25, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Congressman Jim Langevin, Department of Planning and Development Director Bonnie Nickerson, Department of Art, Culture + Tourism (AC+T) Director Stephanie Fortunato, representatives from the Environmental […]

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Wednesday, October, 10, 2018

City of Providence Searching for a Perfect Tree

Art, Culture + Tourism, Parks Department put out a call for tall evergreen to star in the annual tree lighting ceremony Wednesday, October 10, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence will host the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony on Friday, November 30 at Providence City Hall and Saturday, December 1 at the Alex […]

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