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Thursday, March, 21, 2019

Five Years of Fun – PVDFest Back to the Creative Capital June 6-9

PVDFest 2019 will showcase innovative ideas, incredible culture, 1000 acts of kindness and more in the streets of Providence Thursday, March 21, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and founding partner FirstWorks today announced details for the fifth edition of PVDFest, Providence’s signature arts festival, happening […]

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Thursday, March, 21, 2019

PHRC Statement on Municipal Source of Income Protections

The Providence Human Relations Commission yesterday joined Mayor Jorge Elorza, Councilwoman Rachel Miller, Councilman Nicholas Narducci, Representative Anastasia Williams, Senator Harold Metts, Executive Director of United Way Cortney Nicolato and DARE Vice-Chair Malchus Mills to announce a municipal source of income discrimination protections initiative, to be introduced via ordinance by Councilwoman Miller on the Council […]

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Wednesday, March, 20, 2019

Housing Discrimination Prevention Ordinance to be Introduced by Providence City Council with Support from Mayor Elorza

Proposal protects prospective renters who face discrimination based on source of income Wednesday, March 20, 2019 PROVIDENCE R.I.- Mayor Jorge O. Elorza joined members of the Providence City Council, Providence Human Relations Commission (PHRC), representatives from the United Way of Rhode Island, and housing advocates to announce the introduction of an ordinance that aims to […]

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Tuesday, March, 19, 2019

Robert L. Bailey Elementary School Closed for 3/19

  Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Providence, RI- Due to an ongoing active public safety situation, the school will be canceled at Robert L. Bailey Elementary School (65 Gordan Avenue) for Tuesday, March 19. All after-school activities at this school will also be canceled. All other Providence Public Schools are open.

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