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Tuesday, May, 17, 2022

Mayor Elorza Presents Providence College Men’s Basketball Head Coach Ed Cooley with Key to the City

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Former Rhode Island State Senator Harold Metts, Providence Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Javier Montañez, Providence College Men’s Basketball Players, and Providence Public School District students to present a Key to the City to local icon and Providence College Men’s Basketball Head Coach […]

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Thursday, May, 05, 2022

The Providence Rink Adds Roller Skating to Open Air Saturdays

“Roll Through the Decades” to Feature Curated Playlists in a Musical Journey through Time Thursday, May 5, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – The Providence Rink and BankNewport City Center are teaming up with Open Air Saturdays to “Roll Through the Decades” in a brand-new monthly program of fun on wheels for the whole family. Pull out […]

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Tuesday, April, 26, 2022

Mayor Elorza: FY23 Budget Builds on Seven Years of Investments in Youth, City Services and Infrastructure

Proposed FY23 budget invests in City programs to support Providence families and makes critical capital investments in City schools and infrastructure Tuesday, April 26, 2022 FY23 Budget Summary Resumen del presupuesto del año fiscal 23 Presupuesto de Providence   PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today proposed a $567,341,359 municipal budget for the Fiscal […]

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Tuesday, April, 12, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Providence City Council Members, Elected Officials, and Community Members Launch Save Providence: Vote Yes on 1 Pension Obligation Bond Referendum Campaign

Voters encouraged to attend upcoming community meetings in advance of special election Tuesday, April 12, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, City Council President John Igliozzi (Ward 7), Councilwoman and Pension Working Group member Helen Anthony (Ward 2), Providence Representative Scott Slater, Providence Representative Grace Diaz, Pawtucket Representative Carlos Tobon, Providence Senator Sam […]

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Monday, March, 07, 2022

City of Providence Updates Vaccine Policy; Allows for Weekly Testing

City of Providence Lifts Mask Requirement in Municipal Buildings Monday, March 7, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the City of Providence is updating its COVID-19 policies based on the CDC’s COVID-19 Community Levels, a new tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data. […]

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Wednesday, March, 02, 2022

Mayor Elorza Hires Dr. Silas Pinto as Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Elorza appoints Lizzie Araujo as Director of Arts, Culture + Tourism, Janesse Muscatelli as City Assessor and Emily Koo as Director of Sustainability Wednesday, March 2, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced the hiring of Providence resident Dr. Silas Pinto as the City’s first-ever Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging […]

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Monday, February, 28, 2022

Mayor Elorza Joins African American Ambassador Group, Coalition of Partners to Unveil Reconciliation Framework

Mayor Elorza Signed Community-Driven Executive Order Establishing Providence Municipal Reparations Commission Monday, February 28, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Providence Business Development Director and 1696 Heritage Group Vice President Keith Stokes, Reconciliation project co-leaders Providence Cultural Equity Initiative (PCEI) CEO and Founder Raymond Two Hawks Watson and Roger Williams University […]

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Monday, February, 14, 2022

City of Providence Reports Sixth Consecutive Surplus Under Mayor Elorza

Year-end audit certifies a $3.68 million operating surplus in FY21, increasing Providence’s net Rainy-Day Fund Balance to over 5% of budget for first time since 2008 Monday, February 14, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that the City of Providence reported a year-end operating surplus for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) of […]

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