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Monday, July, 16, 2018

Mayor Elorza Announces Citywide Summer Cookout Schedule

Neighborhood cookouts to be held at recreation centers from 6:00pm-8:00pm throughout the summer, offer free food and family-friendly activities  July 16, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Providence Parks and Recreation, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and the Healthy Communities Office to announce the schedule for citywide summer cookouts […]

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Monday, June, 04, 2018

City Releases FY 2017 Municipal Energy Report

The Office of Sustainability published its third-annual municipal energy report, disclosing the City’s facility energy data in an effort to track progress towards the City’s energy goals, increase transparency, and lead by example. “We are proud of our continued efforts to Lead by Example and share our energy data with the public,” said Leah Bamberger, Director […]

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Friday, June, 01, 2018

Free admission for dads!

Sunday, June 17, 2018: Spend the day with Dad at the Museum of Natural History in Roger Williams Park. Fathers enjoy free admission to the Museum and Planetarium with the purchase of another guest.

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Saturday, March, 17, 2018

Traffic Advisory: Enforcement to Begin at Additional Portable Camera Unit Locations Monday, March 19

Providence, RI- The City of Providence will begin issuing tickets for speeding violations monitored by five new Portable Camera Unit (PCU) speed cameras located throughout school zones within Providence to provide increased public safety measures for both pedestrians and drivers on Monday, March 19, 2018. The cameras, which monitor Arlington Avenue from Freeman Parkway to […]

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Tuesday, February, 27, 2018

Providence Talks Reaches Program’s 2,500th Participant

Nationally Recognized Program Aimed to Close the Word Gap on a Citywide Scale Celebrates Milestone   February 27, 2018, PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Providence Talks Executive Director Caitlin Molina, Ready to Learn Providence Director Leslie Gell, Beautiful Beginnings Child Care Center Executive Director Khadija Lewis-Khan and Providence-based family care provider […]

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Sunday, February, 18, 2018

Citywide Parking Ban to be Lifted at 8AM on 2/18

PROVIDENCE, RI – A citywide parking ban will remain in effect until 8AM on 2/18. As a reminder, property owners are responsible for shoveling their sidewalks to make foot traffic safer and easier for residents throughout the city. To report a non-emergency issue, download the PVD311 smartphone application on the Apple Store or Google Play or call 401-272-1111. […]

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Saturday, January, 20, 2018

Mission Space during April School Vacation

Monday, April 16, through Friday, April 20, 2018 3-2-1 Blast off into space! Family fun activities, demonstrations and more during April school vacation. Free with museum admission. Mission Space Week Happenings: 10am-4pm: Mission Space Family Fun Cost: Free with museum admission Activities include: build a Mars rover, be a rocket scientist and design a space […]

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Thursday, November, 30, 2017

Providence EMA Certifies 28 New UHA Instructors

Until Help Arrives (UHA) Instructor Course Took Place Saturday, November 18, 2017 The Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) held their first Train the Trainer class for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s new “You Are the Help Until Help Arrives” (UHA) program on Saturday, November 18.  The class of 28 included members of the Providence Police […]

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Thursday, September, 21, 2017

Providence City Hall Open for Doors Open RI Festival (September 23)

 Providence, RI – Providence City Hall will be open to the public for tours as part of the inaugural Doors Open RI Festival this Saturday. The Festival will provide the public with free behind-the-scenes access to more than 20 unique places across the city without tickets or reservations. Visitors will build their own explorations of […]

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