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Monday, March, 25, 2019

City of Providence Announces First Phase of 5G-Enabling Small Cell Program

City issues request for information to plan and implement small cell wireless infrastructure program Monday, March 25, 2019 PROVIDENCE R.I. – The City of Providence announced that it will implement Phase 1 of a limited small cell wireless infrastructure program concurrent to issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to more thoroughly understand the innovative hardware, […]

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Thursday, March, 21, 2019

Five Years of Fun – PVDFest Back to the Creative Capital June 6-9

PVDFest 2019 will showcase innovative ideas, incredible culture, 1000 acts of kindness and more in the streets of Providence Thursday, March 21, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and founding partner FirstWorks today announced details for the fifth edition of PVDFest, Providence’s signature arts festival, happening […]

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Wednesday, March, 20, 2019

Housing Discrimination Prevention Ordinance to be Introduced by Providence City Council with Support from Mayor Elorza

Proposal protects prospective renters who face discrimination based on source of income Wednesday, March 20, 2019 PROVIDENCE R.I.- Mayor Jorge O. Elorza joined members of the Providence City Council, Providence Human Relations Commission (PHRC), representatives from the United Way of Rhode Island, and housing advocates to announce the introduction of an ordinance that aims to […]

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Tuesday, March, 19, 2019

Robert L. Bailey Elementary School Closed for 3/19

  Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Providence, RI- Due to an ongoing active public safety situation, the school will be canceled at Robert L. Bailey Elementary School (65 Gordan Avenue) for Tuesday, March 19. All after-school activities at this school will also be canceled. All other Providence Public Schools are open.

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Monday, March, 18, 2019

City of Providence Chosen to Participate in National League of Cities’ Mayors’ Institute on Affordable Housing and Health

  Providence selected to share best practices to advance affordable and healthy housing strategies Monday, March 18, 2019 Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza will join Director of Planning and Development Director Bonnie Nickerson, West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation (WEHDC) Executive Director Sharon Conard Wells, and ONE Neighborhood Builders (ONE|NB) Executive Director Jennifer Hawkins […]

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Thursday, March, 14, 2019

Providence VIN Inspection Services to Relocate to Public Safety Complex Garage Beginning April 1

March 14, 2019 Drivers advised to visit ground floor of garage located at 349 West Fountain Street, across the street from Public Safety Complex, for inspections Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, city council members, and public safety officials today announced that Providence VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) inspection services will relocate from 34 Ernest […]

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Thursday, March, 14, 2019

Beginning April 1, 2019, Providence VIN inspection services will relocate

Notice: Please be aware that beginning April 1, 2019, Providence VIN inspection services will relocate to the ground floor of the Providence Public Safety Complex Garage located at 349 West Fountain Street. To get to the new VIN Station, vehicles will need to ensure that they travel west on Washington St. from the intersection with […]

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Monday, March, 11, 2019

Mayor Elorza Accepting Applications for Summer Fellows

Mayoral fellowship program provides experience in city government Monday, March 11, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that his office is accepting applications for the 2019 Mayoral Fellowship Program. Through sponsorship from Cox Charities, the Mayoral Fellowship Program offers paid full-time summer positions to students and recent graduates interested in gaining […]

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Monday, March, 04, 2019

Citywide Parking Ban in Effect Until 2:00PM on March 4, 2019

PROVIDENCE, RI – A citywide parking ban will remain in effect until 2:00 PM on March 4, 2019, at which time it will be lifted.  To report a non-emergency issue, download the PVD311 application on the Apple Store or Google Play or call the Mayor’s Center for City Services at 3-1-1 to report any snow-related concerns. […]

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