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Wednesday, September, 21, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Providence Parks Department, My HomeCourt, and Providence College Galleries Unveil Renovated Davis Park Basketball Court

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza was joined by Pete Peterson, Board President of My HomeCourt, Kate McNamara, Executive Director of My HomeCourt, Jamilee Lacy, Director and Chief Curator of Providence College Galleries, Lois Harada, mural artist, Wendy Nilsson, Superintendent of the Providence Parks Department, Harold Starks, My HomeCourt board […]

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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, 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, 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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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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