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Wednesday, April, 08, 2020

Federal, State, Local Law Enforcement Discuss Strategies to Combat Covid-19 Fraud

PROVIDENCE – Local and state police departments from across Rhode Island and federal law enforcement agencies today participated in a teleconference hosted by the United States Attorney’s Office, the FBI, and the United States Postal Inspection Service to discuss strategies to identify and combat COVID-19 fraud. The FBI, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and other federal […]

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Tuesday, April, 07, 2020

City of Providence Announces Additional Restrictions on Parks and Public Spaces

Providence Public Parks, Green Spaces, Dog Parks, Sports Fields and Courts, and Off-Road Trails Closed until May 1st Tuesday, April 7, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced updates regarding Providence’s COVID-19 response and the closure of all Providence public parks, green spaces, dog parks, sports fields and courts, and off-road trails. After […]

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Friday, April, 03, 2020

City of Providence Announces Additional Guidance on Enforcement Measures

Moratorium on the Issuance of Summons for Expired Licenses and Registrations and Additional Guidance on City Park Use Friday, April 3, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced two additional updates regarding Providence’s COVID-19 response. These updates include a moratorium on the issuance of summons and additional guidance on the use of all city […]

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Thursday, April, 02, 2020

City of Providence Announces Additional Resources for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Up to $1.5 million in funding available through the Providence Business Loan Fund for Providence-based businesses Thursday, April 2, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced a series of resources to help local businesses navigate the economic impacts of COVID-19. The announcement included temporary modifications to the Providence Business Loan Fund (PBLF) to provide […]

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Monday, March, 30, 2020

Mayor Elorza Announces Finance Updates for the City of Providence

Tax Payments to be Accepted Without Interest or Penalty through June, Additional COVID-19 Containment Measures Put in Place Monday, March 30, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced today that, after review of the FY2020 budget and fiscal year-to-date revenue collection, the City will accept all non-escrowed and current-taxpayer 4th quarter tax payments until June […]

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