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Monday, July, 26, 2021

Mayor Elorza, Council President Igliozzi, Providence Foundation, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, RIPEC Announce Pension Working Group

Mayor Elorza, City Stakeholders, Experts to Develop Long-Term Pension Recommendations   PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (ward 7), Providence Foundation Executive Director Cliff Wood, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce President Laurie White, Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) President and CEO Michael DiBiase to announce […]

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Tuesday, July, 20, 2021

Statement From Mayor Elorza on the Tentative Agreement Between the State and the Providence Teachers Union  

July 20, 2021 “Two years ago, we brought the State into Providence Public Schools for the express and sole purpose of transforming the teacher’s contract,” said Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. “It is widely recognized that the transformation of our schools cannot take place without a top-to-bottom reform of the teacher’s union contract. I eagerly […]

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Thursday, July, 01, 2021

Providence Pools and Waterparks Reopen for Summer

Providence Recreation Department Recruiting Youth for Summer Sports Camps Thursday, July 1, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI– Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Recreation Director Michael Stephens and Parks Superintendent Wendy Nilsson to announce that Providence water parks are officially open and Providence pools will be opening Tuesday, July 6. During July and August, Providence water […]

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Monday, June, 28, 2021

Providence Water Parks to Reopen with Extended Hours June 28 through June 30 as High Temperatures Expected

Officials urge residents to exercise caution ahead of extreme heat conditions; provide safety tips and locations and schedules of cooling centers and water parks Monday, June 28, 2021 Providence, RI– Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza announced that all Providence water parks will be opening today, June 28 through Wednesday, June 30 with extended hours from […]

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Thursday, June, 17, 2021

Hot Arts Summer — PVDFest Happenings Animate Providence

PVDFest to kick off with public art installations, neighborhood parks series, cultural dancers and more throughout the City of Providence June 17, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI –Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council President John Igliozzi (Ward 7), the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and Founding Partner FirstWorks today announced details for the seventh edition […]

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Monday, June, 14, 2021

Mayor Elorza Announces Re-Launch of Electric Bike Share in Providence

Dockless e-bikes return to the City, providing enhanced access to transit options for residents and visitors Monday, June 14, 2021  PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined join Scott Williams, General Manager of Graduate Hotel, Liza Burkin, Organizer of the Providence Streets Coalition, Ashley Brown, Government Partnerships Manager, East at Spin and community members […]

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Friday, June, 04, 2021

Providence Water Parks to Open June 5 and 6 with High Temperatures Expected

Officials urge residents to exercise caution ahead of extreme heat conditions; provide safety tips and locations and schedules of cooling centers and water parks Friday, June 4, 2021 Providence, RI– Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that select Providence water parks will be opening tomorrow, Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 from 12:00pm […]

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