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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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Tuesday, October, 09, 2018

Providence’s Municipal ID Program, IDPVD, Issues 1,000th Card

IDPVD card instills community pride, serves as a library card, proof of identity & residency, provide business discounts October 9, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that the City of Providence has issued 1,000 IDPVD municipal identification cards. Launched in late June, IDPVD is available to all Providence residents ages 14 […]

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Thursday, September, 27, 2018

Mayor Elorza Names Jody A. Jencks as Director of PVD HealthWorks

Thursday, September 27, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that Jody A. Jencks will join the City of Providence as the Director of PVD HealthWorks for the Office of Economic Opportunity where she will lead the development of specialized healthcare and social assistance workforce partnerships to create diverse training pipelines, career […]

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