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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, May, 11, 2022

City of Providence Selects The Providence Center as Behavioral Health Crisis Response Program Partner

Mayor Elorza Signs Proclamation Declaring May “Mental Health Awareness Month” at Providence Safe Station Wednesday, May 11, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), Director of Providence’s Healthy Communities Office Laurie Moise Sears, Director of Acute Care at The Providence Center Jacqueline Mancini Geer, LMHC, CRC, QMHP, Providence Fire […]

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Tuesday, April, 19, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Community Partners and City Officials Announce 2022 Eat, Play, Learn PVD Summer Opportunities

City will offer youth enriching educational, recreational and employment programs throughout the summer Tuesday, April 19, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Javier Montañez, Executive Director of the Nonviolence Institute Cedric Huntley, Director of the Providence Healthy Communities Office Laurie Moise Sears, Superintendent of the Providence Parks Department […]

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Wednesday, April, 13, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Councilman Narducci, Commissioner Infante-Green and Superintendent Montañez Break Ground on Narducci Learning Center Renovations

City of Providence invests $30 million to transform Narducci Learning Center into a new school that will eventually serve as swing space for 2023   Wednesday, April 13, 2022 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Providence City Council President John Igliozzi, Councilman Nicholas J. Narducci (Ward 4), Rhode Island Commissioner of Education […]

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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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Tuesday, March, 22, 2022

City of Providence Announces Next Steps in Creation of Behavioral Health Crisis Response Program

City issues request for proposals to expand co-response model with Public Safety and Healthy Communities Office Tuesday, March 22, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), Public Safety Commissioner Steven Paré and Director of Providence’s Healthy Communities Office Laurie Moise Sears today announced the City of Providence has released […]

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Monday, March, 14, 2022

The City of Providence Announces 2022 Street Sweeping Schedule for Neighborhoods and Business Corridors

Monday, March 14, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence today announced the City’s 2022 street sweeping schedule to increase cleanliness and removal of debris and litter from neighborhood streets. The City’s street sweeping program has expanded to sweeping all city streets four times, made possible with American Rescue Plan funds. Street sweeping crews […]

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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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