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Tuesday, November, 29, 2022

City of Providence Unveils New Large-Scale Portrait Project “Who We Are Now”

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the City of Providence’s Art, Culture + Tourism (ACT) Department, curator Marybeth Meehan, and awarded local artists today announced the installation of five large-scale portraits within Providence’s Downtown neighborhood. The project, titled “Who We Are Now,” will reflect the City’s vibrant, multicultural community, as well as highlight […]

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Monday, November, 21, 2022

City of Providence Calls for Providence School Board Applicants

Monday, November 21, 2022 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge Elorza today announced that the Providence School Board Nominating Commission is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Providence School Board. “Serving as a Providence School Board member is a rewarding way to engage in the future success of Providence students,” said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. […]

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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, 14, 2022

Providence Mayors Elorza, Taveras and Paolino Announce Education Recommendations for Mayor-elect Smiley

Recommendations based on almost two decades of direct experience overseeing Providence schools   Monday, November 14, 2022   PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayors Jorge O. Elorza, Angel Taveras and Joseph R. Paolino Jr. today outlined a series of education recommendations designed to help Mayor-elect Brett Smiley most effectively transform education in Providence public schools. Mayor-elect Brett […]

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Friday, November, 11, 2022

Fitch Ratings Upgrades Providence’s Bond Rating to Highest Rating in Over a Decade

City of Providence Outlook improved as part of Rating Agency Annual Review Friday, November 11, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that Fitch Ratings has completed their annual review of the City of Providence and upgraded the City’s ‘A-’ credit rating to ‘A’ on the City’s outstanding General Obligation (GO) Bonds. […]

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Tuesday, November, 01, 2022

Mayor Elorza, DESIGNxRI Launch Inaugural Providence Pre-Catalyst Program Cycle

November 1, 2022 PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined DESIGNxRI Executive Director Ellie Brown and Design Catalyst Program graduates Manan Narang and Lexus Fernandez to announce the inaugural Providence Pre-Catalyst program launch and re-launch the seventh Design Catalyst Program. The Pre-Catalyst program will provide Providence-based residents wishing to establish a business with an […]

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Thursday, October, 20, 2022

City of Providence Searches Fir Mighty Trees to Spruce up the Holiday Season

October 20, 2022 PROVIDENCE – The City of Providence is looking for trees that fill your senses with holiday cheer and welcome all neighbors from far and near! Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Department of Art, Culture and Tourism will once again host their annual holiday tree lighting ceremonies at Providence City Hall on […]

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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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Friday, August, 26, 2022

Mayor Elorza, Partners Celebrate Multiple Investments in Greater Kennedy Plaza

August 26, 2022 PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and community partners will tomorrow host the One Providence Family Celebration in the heart of Downtown Providence to preview what a reclaimed, people-centered Greater Kennedy Plaza can be. In recent months, both the City and community partners have announced investments that will significantly transform Providence’s […]

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