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Monday, September, 10, 2018

City of Providence Announces Urban Innovation Partnership

Partnership with anchor institutions will leverage core strengths through strategic collaboration to drive economic growth & development September 10, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined representatives from anchor institutions throughout Providence at the WaterFire Arts Center to announce the creation of the Urban Innovation Partnership (UIP). This partnership is a critical […]

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Sunday, September, 09, 2018

City and State Leaders to Provide Trauma Support for Providence Public School Students

August 7, 2018 Providence, RI- In the aftermath of the shooting death of a Central High School student on Wednesday, Providence Public School District, Mayor Jorge Elorza, and Governor Gina Raimondo have arranged for trauma support professionals to be available for students, Monday-Wednesday next week at a number of Providence recreation centers and community locations. […]

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Thursday, September, 06, 2018

Mayor Elorza, Uber Announce Launch of JUMP Dockless Electric Bike Share in Providence

September 6, 2018 Dockless, pedal-assist bikes will provide access to transit options for residents starting September 6 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza and Uber today announced that dockless, electric bike share service JUMP will begin its rollout in Providence on September 6, with limited bikes available across the city, ramping up to 400 bikes […]

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Tuesday, September, 04, 2018

Providence Water Parks to Open September 4 and 5 with High Temperatures Expected

Officials urge residents to exercise caution ahead of extreme heat conditions; provide safety tips and locations and schedules of cooling centers and water parks September 4, 2018 Providence, RI– Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that Providence water parks will be opening today, Tuesday, September 4 and Wednesday, September 5 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm […]

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Monday, August, 27, 2018

Providence Residents Urged to Exercise Caution Ahead of Extreme Heat Conditions

Providence Residents Urged to Exercise Caution Ahead of Extreme Heat Conditions August 27, 2018 Providence, RI– Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Emergency Management Director Kevin Kugel are warning residents to take precautions with extreme heat temperatures forecasted for Tuesday and Wednesday. During extreme temperatures, heat related illnesses are possible with prolonged outdoor exposure and strenuous […]

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Thursday, August, 23, 2018

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   August 23, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, members of the Providence City Council, and Public Works Director Michael Borg joined community members at the intersection of Gentian Avenue […]

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Wednesday, August, 15, 2018

School-Zone Speed Cameras to Begin Activation Starting September 4th

30 Day Warning Period Citywide, Fines to Start October 23nd August 15, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI- The City of Providence announced the locations of the 15 Portable Camera Units (PCU’s) that will be operational in school zones throughout the City beginning September 4, 2018. The PCU’s, or speed cameras, are used to enforce speed limit violations […]

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Tuesday, August, 14, 2018

New After-Work Concert Series Comes To Waterplace Park

TunesDays will showcase local artists in a picture-perfect setting Tuesday nights this summer August, 14, 2018 Providence – Mayor Jorge Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Providence Parks Department are pleased to announce TunesDays, an after-work acoustic series.  These four free concerts will take place on Tuesday August 21, August 28, […]

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