Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Rhode Island Executive Director Jeanne Cola to announce a new grant opportunity for Providence-based microbusinesses adversely impacted by COVID-19.
“We had a terrible incident in our city tonight that left a young man severely injured — we hope he will make a full recovery, said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. “Our police are actively reviewing all video evidence, talking to witnesses, and recreating the scene. We will be doing a full investigation and will continue to communicate as the investigation unfolds.”
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and City Council President Sabina Matos announced today that local ReThinkPVD free two-hour parking in designated commercial districts will be extended through January 1, 2021. Two-hour free parking will also be available on Angell Street and Waterman Street in addition to the previously outlined Providence business corridors. Any business that has applied and been approved for a seasonal outdoor expansion will be given an extension to that expansion through the calendar year in an effort to increase safe and accessible outdoor opportunities.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Rhode Island Executive Director Jeanne Cola today joined Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Children’s Friend CEO and President David Caprio, Children’s Friend parent Ana Echavarria de Saquic, and community members in announcing the recipients of grants totaling nearly $600,000 to improve early learning childcare facilities. More than 1,100 childcare and early learning seats will be supported through this fund which is awarding grants to 15 programs within the city.
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