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Saturday, May, 30, 2020

Mayor Elorza Announces Updated COVID-19 Guidelines  

Aligned With State Guidance on Phase II, Residents Urged to Continue Following Social Distancing Practices May 3o, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced an executive order effective Monday, June 1 that aligns the City with the latest State guidelines on mitigating the spread of COVID-19 upon entering Phase II. “We are working […]

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Wednesday, May, 27, 2020

City Announces 2020 Street Sweeping Plan for Neighborhoods and Business Corridors

Residents Encouraged to Use PVD Street Sweeping Viewer May 27, 2020 Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced this year’s citywide street sweeping program, currently underway and scheduled to reach all neighborhoods a minimum of two times throughout the course of the year. Crews will clean streets nightly from 10:30PM-7:00AM. This year, there will also be daytime […]

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Friday, May, 22, 2020

Mayor Elorza Announces Free Two-Hour Parking in PVD Business Corridors

City Encourages Businesses to Apply for Alternative Use of Parking Spaces May 22, 2018  PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced that beginning today Friday, May 22, the City will offer free, two-hour parking in designated commercial districts through July 31st. Businesses can also apply to repurpose parking spaces adjacent to their business as take-out spaces for […]

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Thursday, May, 14, 2020

City of Providence Reschedules Tax Sale

New tax sale date to be announced at a later time May 13, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence will reschedule its tax sale previously scheduled for Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 10 AM for a later date given the ongoing COVID-19 State of Emergency in Rhode Island. In a change from past practice, […]

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Tuesday, May, 12, 2020

City Launches Outdoor Dining Registration for Local Establishments

Outdoor Dining to Resume May 18, Applications Accepted for Additional Expansions May 12, 2020   Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the opening of registration for outdoor dining, aligned with the latest guidance from the Governor allowing for limited operations beginning May 18. As the State continues to implement Phase I guidelines, local businesses are […]

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Friday, May, 08, 2020

Mayor Elorza Updates COVID-19 Related Guidelines  

Golf Courses Open, Masks Required in Public Spaces May 8, 2020 Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced updates to his latest executive order which will open local golf courses under additional restrictions, effective Saturday, May 9. Through this executive order, golf courses may open subject to submission and approval of a safety plan to the […]

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Wednesday, May, 06, 2020

Mayor Elorza Announces Updated COVID-19 Related Guidelines  

Parks Open, Residents Urged to Continue Following Social Distancing Practices May 6, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced an executive order effective Saturday, May 9th that aligns current City guidance with the latest State guidance on mitigating the spread of COVID-19, extends some existing provisions and expands greenspace access for local […]

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Wednesday, April, 29, 2020

Mayor Elorza FY21 Proposed Budget Invests in Health and Safety of Residents Amid Continued Response to COVID-19

Budget Maintains Investments in Neighbors and Neighborhoods April 29, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza proposed a $506,843,316 municipal budget for the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) for the City of Providence that builds off of recent supports while proposing streamlined investments in the health and safety of the community amid the continued local response […]

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Wednesday, April, 22, 2020

City Hosts Citywide Good Night Lights to Thank Frontline Healthcare Workers and Recognize Patients Battling COVID-1

Residents Encouraged to Participate from a Social Distance and Virtually April 22, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI— Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced that the City of Providence will host a Citywide Good Night Lights to thank the frontline healthcare workers that have continued to fight against the spread of COVID-19 while recognizing patients hospitalized by the virus and wish the […]

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