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Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

Apply to be a member of the Racial & Environmental Justice Committee (REJC) of Providence

The REJC is looking for three community members to fill the seats of Refugee/ Immigrant, Low-Income Seat and Environmental Justice. As part of the Equity in Sustainability Initiative, the REJC is made up of community members and local government officials working together to integrate voices and concerns of our communities into City decision-making through the […]

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Monday, October, 16, 2017

“Do Not Block the Box” initiative

Providence Police to begin enforcement for “Do Not Block the Box” initiative Providence, RI – As part of an effort to enhance mobility at potentially dangerous intersections, Providence Police will begin monitoring two intersections within the City to issue warnings to drivers if they are “Blocking the Box,” with enforcement slated to begin this week. […]

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Monday, October, 16, 2017

At the Intersection of Arts, Economics – City of Providence Announces ThinkPVD

The City of Providence Profiles Creative, Innovative Culture PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence announced the launch of a new interview series, ThinkPVD.com, to complement its #ThinkPVD initiative that encourages residents and visitors to “think, shop, and buy local.” In partnering with the City to profile its dynamic creative community, economic potential and the […]

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Friday, October, 13, 2017

Mayor Elorza Joins Coalition of 134 Mayors to Launch 10-Minute Walk to a Park Campaign

Elorza endorses 10-minute walk to a park campaign led by The Trust for Public Land, National Recreation and Park Association, and Urban Land Institute PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza joined The Trust for Public Land, National Recreation and Park Association, and Urban Land Institute in launching a historic “10-minute walk” parks advocacy campaign, […]

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Friday, October, 13, 2017

City of Providence Searching for a Perfect Tree 2017

Art, Culture + Tourism, Parks Department put out call for tall evergreen to star in annual tree lighting ceremony PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence will host the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony on Friday, December 1 at Providence City Hall and Saturday, December 2 at the Alex and Ani Center Skating Rink in […]

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