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Wednesday, May, 23, 2018

Mayor Elorza Launches Senior Bus Service

City Launches Senior Bus Service available to senior centers and residential facilities at no cost May 23, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that the City launched a dedicated charter bus service available to senior centers and residential facilities at no cost. The bus service will allow organizations and facility managers […]

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Thursday, May, 17, 2018

City of Providence Announces Complete Restoration of Historic Bomes Theatre

Providence Redevelopment Agency to transfer theatre to local developer who will facilitate its renovation  May 17, 2018  PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Councilman Louis A. Aponte; Bonnie Nickerson, Director of the Department of Planning and Development;  Brent Runyon, Executive Director of the Providence Preservation Society; Clark Schoettle, Executive Director of the […]

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Friday, May, 11, 2018

Mayor Elorza Announces Sabrina Solares-Hand to Serve as Director of Operations

Solares-Hand Currently Serves as Associate Director of Purchasing for the City May 11, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced today Sabrina Solares-Hand will serve as the Director of Operations for the City of Providence, starting May 29, 2018. “During her time with the City, Sabrina has worked tirelessly to improve systems […]

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Monday, May, 07, 2018

Police and City officials destroy recreational vehicles that have been forfeited to the City for illegal operation on Providence streets

Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza, Public Safety Commissioner Steven M. Paré, Colonel Hugh T. Clements, Jr., City Council President David Salvatore and City Council Majority Whip Jo-Ann Ryan gathered for a press conference today to destroy 17 recreational vehicles that were seized by police and subsequently deemed property of the City through a Municipal […]

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Saturday, May, 05, 2018

Department of Art, Culture + Tourism Recommended for fourth NEA Our Town Grant to Support Collaboration with WaterFire Providence and Six Civic and Cultural Partners

$100,000 earmarked for public art and performance along the Woonasquatucket River May 5, 2018 Providence – National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced 60 awards totaling $4.1 million supporting projects across the nation through the NEA’s Our Town program.  City of Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Department of Art, Culture […]

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Monday, April, 30, 2018

Mayor Elorza Announces RePowerPVD

City of Providence Launches Voluntary Energy Savings Program that Challenges Large Buildings to Increase Energy Efficiency April 30, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Director of Sustainability Leah Bamberger, Commissioner of the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources Carol Grant, Director of Buildings and Community Solutions for Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership […]

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Thursday, April, 26, 2018

Mayor Elorza, Community Partners Announce 2018 Summer Midnight Basketball Program

Registration to Open for Nighttime Basketball League Held in Communities throughout Providence April 26, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza, the Department of Recreation and the Providence Police Department today announced the open registration period for the 2018 Midnight Basketball League, which promotes healthy competition and aims to improve community relations through evening recreation […]

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Tuesday, April, 24, 2018

Mayor Elorza: FY19 Budget Thinks Big About Providence’s Future

Highlights fourth year with no tax increase, $20 million school infrastructure proposal; sustains funding increase for schools and continues critical investments in education, neighborhoods and youth To read the speech click here. April 24, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today in the Providence City Council Chambers before a crowd of City and […]

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