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Friday, June, 23, 2017

Schedule Changes for Providence Recreation Centers for Week of June, 26, 2017

PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence advises residents that from Monday, June 26, 2017 to Thursday, June 29, 2017 recreation centers will operate on a revised schedule in preparation for a busy summer season that will include various new camps and activities for youth. The schedule will allow for cleanups and programming development during […]

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Wednesday, June, 21, 2017

Mayor Elorza Celebrates Opening of ROOMS&WORKS

New Live-Work & Culinary Incubator Space Marks Milestone in City’s Urban Food Development Strategy  PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Councilwoman Mary Kay Harris, Economic Development Director Mark Huang, Knight & Swan LLC. developers Federico and Antonio Manaigo, and Citizens Bank Executive Vice President Barbara Cottam in the city’s West End to […]

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Tuesday, June, 20, 2017

Mayor Elorza Signs “One Providence” Budget

Budget includes no tax increase; increases school funding; expands senior & youth programming; supports infrastructure improvements, new police & fire academies  PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined City Council members, State officials, Providence Public School Superintendent Chris Maher, members of the Providence School Board, Public Safety Commissioner Steven Pare, Recreation Department Director […]

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Monday, June, 19, 2017

PFD offers fire safety tips in the aftermath of London high-rise fire

In the aftermath of the tragic high-rise apartment fire in London, the Providence Fire Department would like to remind all local hi-rise apartment and condominium residents to think ahead and be prepared in the event of a fire.  It is important to know the fire safety features in your building and work together with neighbors […]

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Monday, June, 19, 2017

Art, Culture + Tourism Newsletter

I hope you made time to enjoy some part of PVDFest earlier this month. We had an amazing event and are so grateful to the artists, curators, makers, sponsors, volunteers, partners, our colleagues across almost every city department, downtown businesses, tech crews,  designers, and all of the other wonderful people who made it not just […]

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