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Wednesday, May, 15, 2019

Delicious Eats Fills PVDFest Food Village in Kennedy Plaza This June

Hosting over 50 vendors and the first-ever Malted Barley World Pretzel-Eating Championship Wednesday, May 15, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Providence’s famous culinary scene takes center stage in greater Kennedy Plaza this June with the return of fan-favorite PVDFest Food Village. There will be over 50 vendors Friday through Sunday, showcasing what Providence is known for- […]

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Monday, May, 13, 2019

Mayor Jorge Elorza Celebrates Providence’s Commitment to #BuildABetterPVD during Infrastructure Week

Highlighting Infrastructure Improvement Initiatives Throughout the City May 13-19 Monday, May 13, 2019 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge Elorza joined City Council President Sabina Matos, City Council Pro Temp Michael Correia and City officials to announce Providence Infrastructure Week, promoting the City’s investments in infrastructure with the goal of #BuildABetterPVD for all residents. As a […]

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Thursday, May, 09, 2019

#1000ActsPVD bring Kindness Centerstage at PVDFest

1000 Acts of Kindness to be recorded throughout 2019 festival with multiple moments for participation PROVIDENCE, RI – PVDFest has always brought communities together and welcomed visitors to the City of Providence. Inspired by Mayor Elorza’s City of Kindness initiative launched this past January, this year’s festival will debut Providence’s first-ever 1,000 Acts of Kindness […]

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Monday, May, 06, 2019

City of Providence Partners with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Achieve Urban Bird Treaty City Designation

Treaty affirms Providence’s commitment to protect, restore and enhance urban habitats for migratory birds Monday, May 6, 2019 PROVIDENCE R.I. – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Regional Director Wendi Weber, Superintendent of Providence Parks Wendy Nilsson and community partners to sign an Urban Conservation […]

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Friday, May, 03, 2019

City of Providence Kicks Off Citywide Roadwork

Comprehensive repavement plan following a citywide assessment to be implemented; millions to be invested in public infrastructure as part of Capital Improvement Plan   Paving Report   Paving Plan List   Paving Plan Map Friday, May 3, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, members of the Providence City Council, and Public Works Director Michael Borg […]

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Tuesday, April, 30, 2019

Mayor Elorza: FY20 Budget Invests in Providence’s Future by Investing in Providence’s People

Proposed FY20 Budget emphasizes community connectivity, increases support for children and families, and provides critical investments in early learning, neighborhoods and capital infrastructure 2019 Budget Address – ENGLISH Tuesday, April 30, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today in the Providence City Council Chambers before a crowd of City and State, elected and […]

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Thursday, April, 25, 2019

Engaging Experiences Scheduled for PVDFest Ideas 2019 Released

Explore the Culture of The Creative Capital through a multitude of moments Thursday, April 25, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – PVDFest is about exchanging fresh ideas and new creative concepts from Providence’s vibrant cultural communities and around the world. This year’s PVDFest Ideas brings together a constellation of programs highlighting innovations in culture, technology and more […]

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Thursday, April, 18, 2019

From Artist to Curator: PVDFest Grows Community and Local Talent

Spocka Summa and The Extraordinary Rendition Band return as performers and curators for the festival’s fifth year Thursday, April 18, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – As Providence’s signature arts festival marks its fifth year of bringing the community together and elevating local talent, a number of artists will also mark their fifth year of participation. Known […]

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Tuesday, April, 09, 2019

Mayor Elorza Announces Summer Employment Opportunities for Youth

Applications open for jobs and paid advanced internships to be offered in Providence in summer 2019 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined City Council members, staff from the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO), officials from the Parks and Recreation Departments, representatives from Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) and McDonald’s […]

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Wednesday, April, 03, 2019

2019 Providence Earth Day Spring Cleaning Volunteer Registration

Volunteer Registration Thank you for your interest in participating in Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s 7th Annual Providence Earth Day Spring Cleaning, in observance of Earth Day! Place:  Parks, Recreation Centers, school gardens and other open spaces throughout the City of Providence! Date:  Saturday, April 27 (unless otherwise specified) Time:  9:00AM – 12:00PM (unless otherwise specified) […]

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