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Tuesday, December, 18, 2018

Mayor Elorza Announces ‘Parents’ Night Off PVD’ with Extended Hours at Recreation Centers Citywide on December 21

Centers will open from 3pm until 10pm and offer free childcare, fun programming to allow parents to prepare for the holidays Tuesday, December 12, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined Providence Recreation Director Michael Stephens to announce ‘Parents’ Night Off PVD,’ a partnership to spread holiday cheer for the New Year by […]

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Tuesday, December, 11, 2018

Four School-Zone Speed Cameras Move to New Locations

30 Day Warning Period on New Cameras, Fines to Start February 4, 2019 Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Providence, RI- The City of Providence announces new locations for four (4) of the 15 Portable Camera Units (PCU’s) that are operational throughout the City. The PCU’s, or speed cameras, are used to enforce speed limit violations and […]

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Wednesday, December, 05, 2018

Annual Sen. Claiborne Pell Lecture on Arts & Humanities Featuring Nina Sanchez to be held December 11

Lecture will explore diverse perspective on collective leadership as the city’s creative sector prepares to take on bold revisions Wednesday, December 5, 2018 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism today announced this year’s Senator Claiborne Pell Lecture on Arts and Humanities titled “Planning is Not Enough: […]

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Wednesday, December, 05, 2018

City Accepting Nominations for Sixteenth Annual MLK Hall of Fame Awards

Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy through the Work of Providence Civic Leaders PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that the City of Providence is accepting nominations for its sixteenth annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame induction ceremony held annually in January. This event celebrates Dr. King’s powerful legacy by […]

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Tuesday, December, 04, 2018

NEW BLOG! Climate Change & Cities: Providence’s Climate Action Plan

Why it’s more important than ever for cities to embrace transformative climate action The Cold, Hard Climate Change Truth On November 23, 2018, two major things happened. While Americans were busy spending an estimated $23 billion on Black Friday deals, the United States government quietly released a dire warning: climate change is happening now, it’s […]

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