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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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Thursday, May, 03, 2018

Sad news: Museum Curator, Michael Kieron, passes away

We are deeply saddened to report that our curator Michael Kieron has passed away. His impact on this museum and the lives of all who knew him has been profound and lasting. So many were touched by his humor, his kindness and his eagerness to share his passion for the natural world. Whether you encountered […]

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