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Friday, July, 22, 2022

Mayor Elorza Announces Expansion of Electric Bike and Scooter Share Program in Providence

New e-bikes and e-scooters partners, Bird and Veo, join Spin, providing affordable access to micromobility options for residents and visitors Friday, July 22, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the increased availability of electric bikes and scooters in Providence via bike share service partners Bird, Spin and Veo. Spin, which is […]

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Wednesday, June, 22, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Elected Officials, Community Members and Artists Celebrate Reopening of Davey Lopes Pool

Providence Recreation Department announces summer 2022 water park and pool schedule   Wednesday, June 22, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Councilwoman Mary Kay Harris (Ward 11), State Representative Grace Diaz, State Senator Tiara Mack, State Representative Anastasia Williams, community members and artists joined together today for a ribbon cutting ceremony […]

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Wednesday, June, 01, 2022

Roller Disco Returns to Providence Rink with DJs, Dancing and Live Music

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – The Providence Rink at BankNewport City Center is bringing the boogie back downtown with Roller Disco, kicking-off the season this Thursday, June 2 featuring DJ Barry spinning the best in old school grooves and roller skate classics. The party starts at 5 PM and the disco ball spins […]

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Friday, May, 27, 2022

A Family Affair: PVDFest 2022 Features Fun Activities for the Entire Family to Enjoy

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and founding creative partner FirstWorks today announced additional details and performances happening during PVDFest weekend, happening on the streets on downtown Providence June 10-12. PVDFest, a free outdoor festival that features live music, dancing, food, shopping, and visual art installations in […]

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Friday, May, 13, 2022

Hometown Glory: PVDFest 2022 Celebrates New and Returning Local Talent

May 13, 2022 Since 2015, PVDFest has brought thousands of people together for a one-of-a-kind celebration, with truly unmatched and unforgettable experiences. From public art installations to vibrant musical performances, to innovative food and drink offerings, and more, this family-friendly festival has something for everyone. And while the festival’s show-stopping headliners deservedly receive a lot […]

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Thursday, May, 12, 2022

Mayor Elorza Launches New Infrastructure Project Dashboard

Dashboard provides project updates, budget information regarding Providence infrastructure investments Thursday, May 12, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Council President John Igliozzi (Ward 7) and the City of Providence’s Department of Public Property today launched a new Providence Infrastructure Project Dashboard, making it more transparent and accessible for Providence residents to track […]

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Wednesday, March, 23, 2022

Call It A Comeback: PVDFest to Return in Full Force June 10-12

March 23, 2022 Providence’s signature arts festival to reignite Downtown after two years of scaled back festivities PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Council President John J. Igliozzi (Ward 7), the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, and founding partner FirstWorks today announced details for PVDFest, Providence’s signature arts festival, happening June 10-12, 2022. […]

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Friday, February, 25, 2022

City of Providence Launches “Community Academy” Civic Education Program

City accepting applications for pilot program that will familiarize residents with City services Friday, February 25, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza and members of the African American Ambassadors Education Reform Subgroup today announced applications are now being accepted to participate in Providence Community Academy, a new civic education pilot program that will familiarize […]

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Wednesday, January, 05, 2022

Mayor Elorza: ARPA Ordinance Builds an Equitable, Resilient Recovery for Providence

 Proposed ARPA ordinance aligns with findings of robust community engagement process after directly engaging 1,500+ Providence residents Wednesday, January 5, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today proposed a $123,769,438 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) budget ordinance that builds an equitable, resilient recovery for Providence that aligns with the City’s COVID-19 Recovery and […]

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