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Thursday, December, 08, 2022

City of Providence Announces New Supports Available for Providence Residents Applying for Affordable Connectivity Program

Thursday, December 8, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced a new resource available in the Mayor’s Center for City Services to assist Providence residents in applying for the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). The Affordable Connectivity Program provides eligible households with a discount of up to $30 per […]

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Wednesday, December, 07, 2022

Mayor Elorza, City Council Unveil Two New Buses for Providence Senior Programming

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (Ward 7), Providence City Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5), Providence City Councilman Nicholas Narducci (Ward 4), RI State Representative Grace Diaz (District 11), City of Providence Director of Senior Services Sue Robbio, Executive Director of Capital City Community […]

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Wednesday, November, 23, 2022

Mayor Elorza Relaunches #ThinkPVD Campaign

Annual #ThinkPVD campaign encourages residents and visitors to support Providence’s small business community and creative economy this holiday season Wednesday, November 23, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI — Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced the launch of the City’s eighth annual #ThinkPVD campaign. Ahead of Small Business Saturday on November 26, the #ThinkPVD campaign will be encouraging holiday […]

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Tuesday, November, 22, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Councilman Correia Announce Completion of Renovations at Joslin Recreation Center

November 22, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, City Councilman Michael Correia (Ward 6), and the Providence Recreation and Public Property Departments today announced the completion of interior renovations at Joslin Recreation Center, located at 17 Hyat Street in Providence. “Over the past 8 years, we have been investing in neighborhood institutions that […]

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Monday, November, 21, 2022

Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council, Community Partners Open City’s First Green Schoolyard

Monday, November 21, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (Ward 7), Providence City Council President Pro Tempore Pedro Espinal (Ward 10), Providence Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Javier Montañez, Providence Parks Department Superintendent Wendy Nilsson, Providence Healthy Communities Office Deputy Director Rachel Newman Green, Robert L. Bailey IV Elementary […]

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Friday, November, 18, 2022

City of Providence Opens Nominations for Twentieth Annual MLK Hall of Fame Awards

Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy through the Work of Providence Civic Leaders Friday, November 18, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the City of Providence is now accepting nominations for its twentieth annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This award and ceremony are powerful reminders of […]

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Thursday, November, 17, 2022

Mayor Elorza, City Council, Partners Unveil New Play Structure and Art Installations in Roger Williams Park

New installations recognize history of Roger Williams Park and celebrate the Park’s advancements November 17, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (Ward 7), Providence Parks Department Superintendent Wendy Nilsson, Roger Williams Park Conservancy Board Chair Joe Pari, Roger Williams Park Zoo Executive Director Stacey Johnson, and students […]

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Monday, November, 07, 2022

City of Providence Announces Arts-Based Non-Profits Selected to Receive $2.5M in ARPA Funding

November 7, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Lizzie Araujo, Director of Providence’s Department of Art, Culture + Tourism (ACT) and Francis Parra, Executive Artistic Director of Teatro ECAS today joined community members to announce the selection of 18 arts and/or culture-based non-profit organizations to receive a total of $2,500,000 in grant funding […]

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Monday, October, 31, 2022

City of Providence, Partners Unveil Roger Williams Park Gateway Center

October 31, 2022 PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative David Cicilline, members of the Providence City Council, Bonnie Nickerson, Executive Director of Providence Redevelopment Agency, Wendy Nilsson, Providence Parks Department Superintendent, James Comer, Deputy Director of RIHousing, and Marta V. Martinez, Executive Director of Rhode Island Latino Arts (RILA) […]

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Tuesday, October, 25, 2022

Mayor Elorza Announces Providence Early Learning Infrastructure Support Program

Program to provide $1.925 million in facility improvement grants for home and center-based childcare providers October 25, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and Providence City Councilwoman Carmen Castillo (Ward 9) today joined Erin Cox, Senior Program Officer of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Rhode Island, Ramona Botello, Owner of Ramona Botello Daycare, […]

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