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Thursday, April, 18, 2019

From Artist to Curator: PVDFest Grows Community and Local Talent

Spocka Summa and The Extraordinary Rendition Band return as performers and curators for the festival’s fifth year Thursday, April 18, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – As Providence’s signature arts festival marks its fifth year of bringing the community together and elevating local talent, a number of artists will also mark their fifth year of participation. Known […]

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Tuesday, April, 16, 2019

PEMA to conduct temporary shelter exercise at PCTA

Providence, RI: The Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) will hold a one-day, multi-agency shelter exercise at the Providence Career and Technical Academy (PCTA) on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Functional Shelter Exercise designated “Operation Fallout Shelter” will test the prepared emergency response to an unplanned disaster that causes the […]

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Friday, April, 12, 2019

PHRC Hosts Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

Please join Mayor Jorge Elorza, the Providence Human Relations Commission, the Center for South East Asians and ARISE and community partners in celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, honoring the City’s rich legacy of Asian American and Pacific Islanders in Providence and across the country. Mayor Elorza will be officially proclaiming May 2019 Asian Pacific […]

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Thursday, April, 11, 2019

Incident regarding Providence Police Officer James Lewis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2019 Contact: Lindsay M. Lague Public Information Officer (401) 243-6281 *protected email* Incident regarding Providence Police Officer James Lewis Providence, RI– On April 2, 2019 Providence Police were notified by officials at the East Providence Police Department  regarding  an image that originated from the Providence Police Department’s Mobile Digital Communicator […]

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Tuesday, April, 09, 2019

Mayor Elorza Announces Summer Employment Opportunities for Youth

Applications open for jobs and paid advanced internships to be offered in Providence in summer 2019 Tuesday, April 9, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined City Council members, staff from the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO), officials from the Parks and Recreation Departments, representatives from Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) and McDonald’s […]

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