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Wednesday, August, 05, 2020

The Providence Redevelopment Agency RFP for Charlotte Hope Plaza Project

The Providence Redevelopment Agency invites proposals from the general public for Construction Site Work at the Charlotte Hope Plaza Project located at 50 Sims Avenue, Providence, RI currently owned by the PRA.  The Bid Package may be found at this link . This project is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency Clean Water State Revolving Fund, the Rhode Island […]

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Tuesday, August, 04, 2020

City Officials Highlight $20 Million in 2020 Park Improvement Projects

Over 80 Projects to be Completed this Year in Providence Public Parks August 4, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined City Council President Sabina Matos and Providence Parks Superintendent Wendy Nilsson to highlight and celebrate over 80 park improvement projects to be completed across the city this year. “Ensuring our residents have access to […]

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Thursday, July, 30, 2020

PVDFest Launches a First-Ever Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Explore Downtown, support local businesses, and soak up public art while practicing social distancing July 30, 2020 PROVIDENCE, RI – As summer heats up, PVDFest, Providence’s signature arts festival invites residents and visitors to participate in a virtual scavenger hunt. In the spirit of the festival, starting August 3rd, the scavenger hunt will create an […]

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Wednesday, July, 29, 2020

City Officials Announce $140 Million Bond for School Improvements

Advancing 10-Year Commitment to Invest up to $400 million in Providence School Facilities July 29, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Providence City Council today announced a $140 million bond referendum that will advance the City’s 10-year commitment to invest up to $400 million in school infrastructure. “We know that every […]

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Friday, July, 24, 2020

Mayor Elorza Extends COVID-19 Guidelines & Provides Tax Deadline Update

Tax Deadline for On-time First Quarter 2020 Payments Extended, Waterparks Extend Hours Ahead of Heat Wave July 24, 2020 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced an executive order that extends current COVID-19 guidelines, aligned with the State guidance, effective through August 19. In addition to extending all COVID-19 related health and safety […]

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