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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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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, October, 17, 2022

Providence Parks Department, Community Partners to Host Family-Friendly “Wicked Walk: A Trick-or-Treat Experience”

Monday, October 17, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence, the Providence Parks Department and community partners today announced “Wicked Walk: A Trick-or-Treat Experience,” a family-friendly Halloween event happening at the Michael S. Van Leesten Memorial Bridge on Saturday, October 29, 2022. The event will feature trick-or-treating across the bridge from 3:00PM to 6:00PM, […]

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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, 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, 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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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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