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Thursday, August, 04, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Community Partners Announce Immigration Legal Assistance and COVID-19 Recovery Program

Dorcas International to help low-income Providence residents navigate the U.S. immigration system and available supportive programs Thursday, August 4, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Executive Director of Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island Kathy Cloutier, Latino Policy Institute Executive Director Marcela Betancur, Providence resident Rayanny Thornton, and community members today announced the […]

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Wednesday, August, 03, 2022

Heat Advisory Issued for City of Providence, Providence Coordinates Emergency Cooling Centers and Extends Water Park and Pool Hours

Officials Urge Residents to Exercise Caution During Extreme Heat Conditions Wednesday, August 3, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Providence Recreation Department today announced that, due to the heat advisory and dangerously high extreme temperatures expected in the city, Providence’s water parks and pools will […]

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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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Friday, July, 22, 2022

City of Providence Extends Opening of Emergency Cooling Centers and Water Parks Through Sunday

Officials Urge Residents to Exercise Caution During Extreme Heat Conditions Friday, July 22, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Providence Recreation Department today announced that due to continued extreme heat conditions, cooling centers and water parks will remain open through Sunday. Earlier this week, the […]

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Wednesday, July, 20, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Council President Igliozzi, Commissioner Infante-Green and Superintendent Montañez Break Ground on Frank D. Spaziano Elementary School Annex

City of Providence invests $44 million to rebuild Spaziano Elementary School Annex from the ground up Wednesday, July 20, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (Ward 7), Rhode Island Commissioner of Education Angélica Infante-Green, Providence Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Javier Montañez, Providence Public Property Director […]

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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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Friday, June, 17, 2022

City of Providence Prepares for National 3G Phase Out by Integrating Credit Card Parking Payments into PVD311 App

Friday, June 17, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence today announced a new convenient method to pay for parking in preparation for the national discontinuation of 3G service. Digital parking payment functionality has now been integrated into the City’s PVD311 app, which is already widely used by Providence residents and visitors. Providence’s single-space […]

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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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Wednesday, May, 25, 2022

City of Providence Breaks Ground on Elmwood Community Center Renovations

Providence invests $3.25 million to make significant upgrades to local community center Wednesday, May 25, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Councilwoman Carmen Castillo (Ward 9), State Senator Ana Quezada (Dist. 2), State Representative Grace Diaz (Dist. 11), members of the City’s Public Property team and community members broke ground today on […]

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Friday, May, 20, 2022

Providence Cooling Centers Open with High Temperatures Expected

Officials urge residents to exercise caution ahead of high heat conditions; provide safety tips, locations and schedules of cooling centers Friday, May 20, 2022 Providence, RI- Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that Providence Cooling Centers will be opening Saturday, May 21 to help residents keep cool with high temperatures, high humidity and high […]

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