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Tuesday, November, 21, 2017

Providence Fire Department offers Thanksgiving fire safety tips

Prevent a Turkey Fryer Fire Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires and when you fry foods, you increase the risk of a cooking fire Keep in in mind the potential dangers of deep frying a turkey: Turkey fryers can easily tip over spilling hot oil across a large area. Use your turkey […]

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Monday, November, 20, 2017

Providence to Offer Grants for Design-Based Businesses

Program Calls for Applications from Design-Driven Small Businesses in the City of Providence PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced the re-launch of the Design Catalyst program, which will provide qualifying Providence design businesses with $90,000 in grant funding capital in amounts up to $15,000, business mentorship and professional development training to catalyze growth […]

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Thursday, November, 16, 2017

Standardized Property Tax Stabilization Agreement Ordinance Introduced by Providence City Council with support from Mayor Jorge O. Elorza

Act creates a clear, predictable, and reliable economic development tool backed by private and public stakeholders PROVIDENCE, RI – Today Councilman David Salvatore and six other councilors, with the support of Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, will introduce a Standardized Property Tax Stabilization Agreement (TSA) Ordinance to the Providence City Council for consideration. The proposed TSA […]

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Monday, November, 13, 2017

Providence to Begin Property Revaluation Week of November 13, 2017

PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence today announced that it has hired Vision Government Solutions, Inc. to complete its state-mandated revaluation program which is set to begin this week. The reassessment project will establish market value for properties as of December 31, 2018 and will be reflected in the tax bills issued in the […]

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